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winter’s here

Unsurprisingly, the winter doldrums have arrived. Maybe even heavier than usual. Reading and studying have been occupying much of my time. Since they seem to be well-known and they come up all the time on my Amazon homepage, I borrowed … Continue reading

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questioning

With the disgusting results of the past election, the early change to winter, and the ongoing possibility that my health could go south at any time, I often wonder what the point of doing art is. Never in my life … Continue reading

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autumn light

It’s been an interesting last few weeks. The main thing, though, was the opening of the Photomidwest festival’s “Of Midwest, By Midwest” show at the Overture Center. It’s a good feeling to see your working hanging in such a public … Continue reading

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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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PhotoMidwest Fest 2014

It’s probably already two weeks ago, now, that I found out that I had two photos accepted into PhotoMidwest Fest 2014. This year, the theme of the show is “Of midwest, by midwest,” so it’s pretty clear that my work … Continue reading

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summer

Work is progressing, if slowly. There’s been a broadening of my practice, of late. One aspect of that is the technique of layering. Usually, what I want is two photos that complement each other. Other times, it is the more … Continue reading

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January thaw

Surprisingly, this January is turning out to be somewhat active for me. Usually, being stuck inside is a down period for my photography. So far, though, this year is being a bit different. Not only have I been making an … Continue reading

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winter

Then, again, sometimes you just make pretty pictures. They’re there, and you’re there, so why not? There’s no denying that part of the attraction of photography is making pretty pictures. It’s more satisfying, ultimately, to work more artistically, more conceptually, … Continue reading

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decay

Autumn comes every year. Changing, bringing things to a pause. Taking time to assess my practice of late. It’s time for some working on developing my thoughts into what can sustain. I have been reading a lot of Jean-Luc Nancy … Continue reading

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low color

One thing that continues to amaze and confound me is the amount of black & white photography you see everywhere these days. On my streams at Google+, Tumblr, and Flickr, it’s sometimes almost half of the photos that appear, even … Continue reading

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