Living and Photographing in the Time of COVID-19 – exhibition

I am very honored to be included in The Photographers Eye's (virtual) gallery exhibition, Living and Photographing in the Time of COVID-19. As you probably suspect, the theme and concept for the exhibition is pretty well covered by the exhibition title; how we as artists respond to current events brought on by this pandemic. I... Continue Reading →

Winter run off – Oso Creek

It was a sunny morning today, so with mask & hat in tote, I took my camera for a walk down in to Arroyo Trabuco, which is where the Oso Creek runs through, as it meanders down from the Angeles Forest and eventually into the Pacific Ocean. My purpose was to take a different photograph... Continue Reading →

Photo Creativity 101 – the 10-minute rule

Have you ever gone out to take photographs, whether to the beach, park, or just a walk around the block and come back and realize that for all that time you spent, you did not take one single photograph? You might be thinking you have photographers-block, similar to writers-block or artist-block; encountering a blank slate... Continue Reading →

Earth Day 2020

When thinking of Earth Day, the poetic photograph above as a metaphor for what Earth Day represents for me always seems to come to mind. This was captured in the spring of 2006 and has all of the elements of hope for an Earth Day narrative: trees budding representing a new life, running water as... Continue Reading →

Dreaming (during a pandemic)

With the rough edit completed for my China project I am starting to attempt to resume a normal life...during a pandemic. sigh. Thus my fourth self-affirmation diptych mini-poster (third was published¬†here) about a subject that seems to come up often for me, dreaming about what I might be doing when everything gets back to normal.... Continue Reading →

Anxiety – Confronting COVID-19

This is my third self-affirming mini-posters for this COVID-19 pandemic, Anxiety, Confronting COVID-19, having published Wonder and Awareness, Restoration in Progress at the end of last month. Allows me to personally vent about my morning anxiety, take advantage of some previous expired 120 film photographs and provides something else to work on during the day.... Continue Reading →

Wonder

This is my second in a series of self-affirming posters that I have developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Similar to my first word+photo diptych¬†Awareness, this photograph was created using expired 120 film, and was made during the development of my Gardening For Ordnance project in 2018. I am spending probably a little much... Continue Reading →

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 →

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