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summer greens

As summer moves along and begins to wind down, I’ve been reviewing some things and generally reflecting on my practice. There have been many ups and downs lately, something that is not always easy to go through. We had a … Continue reading

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almost winter

A month ago, already, I went to Pittsburgh for a conference. It didn’t work out that I had too much time to wander around doing photography, but it was fun to actually be in a large city and also one … Continue reading

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undisclosure

When you look, what do you see? Something is there. Is it the world? A reflection in your mind? A trace of existence? A quote: “Perhaps it is precisely this unpredictability of impact that is so attractive about any photographic … Continue reading

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recovery

Things are a little slow now. I’m home for a few days while my wife recovers from surgery and between the slight anxiety it causes, helping her do things, and just the general disruption of habits, it’s been tough to … Continue reading

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at it again

Last week Wednesday, another session of the class I took last fall and spring started. Some of the folks in it are new, so that should be interesting. Also, many of the people I spent the most time with last … Continue reading

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abstraction

Exploration of ideas. Light defines. Elements interact. “The universe is real for us all and dissimilar to each one of us. … it is not one universe, but millions, almost as many as the number of human eyes and brains … Continue reading

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working

Trying some new things and exploring a theme. This, in spite of the fact that the past month or so has been a difficult period. Not a lot of energy to devote to photography, many distractions, and a new relationship … Continue reading

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abstraction as metaphor

When creating a photograph, there is an inner vision that guides the process. Whether one works directly from the world as it presents itself while wandering about or in the studio where the photograph is worked up consciously, there is … Continue reading

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traces

Lately, I’ve been coming to appreciate the power of conceiving and setting up little scenes to photograph. It is very different from the activity of walking around and looking for things. It isn’t like when you do that you don’t … Continue reading

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staging

  Had a couple of meetings now for the class I’m taking. The dynamics of the group are quite different than in the fall. Then, most of us were roughly in a similar place with our photography: mostly comfortable with the technical … Continue reading

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