24″ Canon Pro-2100 printer up & running

My new 24" Canon Pro-2100 printer is now up and running. Yes! I am really old school about photographic images in that I need to print it to feel comfortable in evaluating the color, contrast, and composition as a final image. For me, a print is the final output of my creative endeavor, thus essential... Continue Reading →

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How effective is Social Media for an Artist?

I have been wondering a lot about the relevances of social media for myself and other artists, and perhaps more specifically about staying on Facebook/Instagram. First, the basic question, why use social media (e.g. Facebook/Instagram, Twitter, etc) by an artist? For an established artist who has multiple galleries that represent them, constant demand for exhibitions,... Continue Reading →

Gardening For Ordnance in Orange County

In response to my last post, my friend Gerry Clausing sent me his tweaked-out version of the photograph I had featured. He had pushed the color palette well into the hyper warmer colors and essentially make the foreground field an electric orange, "since this project was placed in Orange County" (California). Actually I like his... Continue Reading →

Expired Film & Serendipity

Pease be advised: Do not try to adjust your monitor! The colors you are looking at are indeed "unique". One of the interesting aspects of using expired 120 film is not knowing what might come back from the processing laboratory. Sometimes, as with the Pampas Grass photograph that I had discussed earlier this week, most... Continue Reading →

Pampas Grass – Take Two

Yesterday, I posted my lament about living in Southern California with the constant sunny days and corresponding blue skies. A very warm and cheerful place to reside, but potentially problematic if one wants to create dark and stormy photographs. Just no clouds to add to any potential drama! Oh, darn. Gerry Clausing, a good friend... Continue Reading →

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