A Photographer's Journal"
[Skyline Drive, VA]
>Being a curious wanderer with a questioning mind from birth, my eyes seek always what lays hidden yet important. I’m always asking questions with an acute observation to the mysteries of life.
I have been around photography since a baby. By the time I was in elementary school I had my own simple box camera, I was experimenting with pinhole cardboard boxes and blueprint paper exposed to the sun. Added to the adventure was a darkroom in the cellar. [Continue Reading.]
[Fayette County, TX]
Introduction to Wandering
Someone once said, "The destination is the journey." I disagree. The best journey has no fixed destination. It goes where the adventure leads and never arrives at the destination. Each arrival is nothing but a destination discovered only upon arrival. Each arrival is but a stop along the adventure. Please join with me as I explore the "Varicose Ribbons".
Simple straight line architecture and an angled street curve captures my mind's eye. To see how, please continue reading.
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A review from a photographer's perspective of THE ARCHITECT-WALKER: A Mis-Guide, (Wrights & Sites, Triarchy Press, June 2018) and RETHINKING MYTHOGEOGRAPHY in Northfield, Minnesota, (John Schott & Phil Smith, Triarchy Press, 2018). In "Part 1" I explore the idea of mythogeography as a tool to disrupt the status quo. In "Part 2" I apply it to my own thinking about photography. Exploring how mythogeography influences my work. Please read my review