March 19 – 2020 Photo #4

So our COVID-19 saga continues, thus my working title for this photograph is Turbulent Times, and the fourth in this daily series, with #3 here (Photo #3). I foresaw the potential for this photograph in both color as well as black & white, mostly due to the monotone colors of the foreground weeds. You can... Continue Reading →

March 18 – 2020 – Post #3

For a group of local photographers during these COVID-19 days as a slight diversion, we are posting five photographs during the week for others to provide comments on. We have setup a private Facebook group to facilitate this which anybody can easy emulate. FYI, why "private" is only to keep the discussion within the small... Continue Reading →

Arroyo Trabuco – Old Growth

While unwinding from all of the COVID-19 stuff going on while walking the Arroyo Trabuco, I kept noticing all of the old growth trees in the canyon. I think that this one is a sycamore that seems to be slowly falling down and showing its age. Even while preparing to photograph this subject, I was... Continue Reading →

Working from home due to COVID-19

Yes, with the COVID-19 I am working from "home". Just as I have for the past twenty-five years. Probably more common for many artists and those working for virtual companies (and I am doing both). Fortunately, my studio is also in my home up on the second floor with a nice view out the back.... Continue Reading →

Meditative walk in the canyon

I will have to say that the COVID-19 concerns is taking an emotional toll and one solution to my anxiety is to take a long walk in the adjacent canyon. Since I was one of the few people walking (or bike riding) in the canyon, I was doing my part for social distancing. Minimal social... Continue Reading →

Altered Landscape photographs

I have been writing a series of articles about landscape photography, which I think is equally applicable to nature or urban landscape locations. Most recently¬†after I had been surprised by some photographic results, but then with that new knowledge, to then be able to pre-visualize and photograph similar locations and situations with intention. Someone asked... Continue Reading →

Organic Abstraction Expressionism

Over the past week, I published two articles, experimental/play and covid-19 impact, ¬†in conjunction with using a new series of photographs that I have been creating. I am trying to get my head around this new series of experimental photographs that appear like an organic versions of the Abstract Expressionist movement form the 1950's and... Continue Reading →

Change of events due to COVID-19

The social changes being made as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted all of my events over the next coupe of months. The book workshop is in the process of being rescheduled for sometime next Fall and once that is sorted out, then the date for the book lecture will be announced as... Continue Reading →

DSLR surprises?

Recently when I wrote about being surprised when I returned to the studio to find a totally unexpected as well as unimaginable landscape, I was poked about being surprised about the resulting images. If I were on a commercial shoot, I would probably being evaluating each frame, as a client is not going to pay... Continue Reading →

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