On My Photography

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My best photographs come by chance, not design.

With the advent of the digital camera, producing images has become faster, cheaper, and easier. Still, all that really means is that I...

  • February 17, 2013

    Turning Off (My) Auto-Focus

    On my camera auto-focus offers several points of focus. Often it becomes confused about where to focus. Sometimes it makes sense for me to...

  • Lake Victor Store
    January 16, 2013

    Capturing Soul

    As much as I like color photographs, especially those where the color pops out, I find that they often fail to convey a sense...

  • Monkey smoking pipe
    July 6, 2012

    I am a curious fellow

    I am a curious fellow…
    I have three Curious Georges sitting on my bookshelf (although not the guy in the photo). My favorite question...

On Photography

Bee in Flower

Using Structuralism in Photography

Using Structuralism to See…
 
I seek to paint my photos, not to create imaginary scenes, but to paint in a way that the...

  • Dreaming
    May 18, 2017

    Unraveling the Mystery

    For me, photography is about unraveling the mystery, the story that is inherent in each scene. As such it is a tool of reflection...

  • for mom
    February 9, 2012

    “Telling Lives”

    Telling Lives: The Power of Photographic Memoir, an excellent exhibit appearing in a nearby gallery, prompted me to consider the power of photography. It...

  • mailbox
    January 20, 2012

    Photos Beyond the Ordinary

    These past few weeks I have been thinking about what makes some photographs stand out from all of the rest. Such thinking leads, of...