Photography Books as Art – Artist talk at PPA

Left coast photobook News; I will be presenting "Photography Books as Art" at the upcoming Pasadena Photographic Arts (PPA) Forum series on August 8th, 2019. Although this is a FREE event, you are requested to make a reservation as seating is limited. Photobooks have almost become ubiquitous in this digital age with a steady stream... Continue Reading →

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Backing up – 2nd external Hard Drive

One aspect of digital photography that makes me really nervous is having a hard drive (HD) crash and losing all of the files, which includes lots and lots of digital photo images. So it has been my practice that I run two external hard drives that essentially mirror the contents of each other, although my... Continue Reading →

Middle Ground – Photobooks International

My artist book Middle Ground is now available at a third US bookstore; Photobooks International. Nice! This virtual bookstore also has a small retail space at Fabrik Projects gallery (Los Angeles near Culver City) where there are a few copies of this limited edition book are available to check out. Middle Ground is also available at Grenade... Continue Reading →

Group Summer Show on Artsy.net

  Fabrik Projects gallery has just hosted on Artsy.net their  Summer Group Show,  which I am honored be included with two my photographs (including Ghost II, above) from my Memory Pods project. A very nice and continuing validation of this botanical series that investigates aging and memory. The Summer Group Show will be on exhibition at the... Continue Reading →

Oleander – the Snow White lesson

  My attention to my Middle Ground artist book has been on hiatus for a short time; in retrospect I think that all of the leporello book binding I completed for this artist book edition in conjunction with preparing for the solo exhibition really took it out of me. It was pretty intense experience, but when a... Continue Reading →

Photo-blogging – What works?

  A few days back I has asked the rhetorical question Why (Photo) Blog? Needless to say I think I provided a lot of good reasons to consider starting a photo-blog. The question I get pinged the most is; what works? How can you create a potentially successful photo-blog to achieve what you want? So... Continue Reading →

Portfolio Reviews – Is this for you?

  Last week I triggered a bit of a discussion on FlakPhoto's Facebook group with the announcement of the Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP) 2019 Exposure an event that includes portfolio reviews, talks, seminars, workshops and now a book competition. The FlakPhoto discussion went quickly sideways and was really off-kilter; a shallow focus only on... Continue Reading →

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