The Orgasmic Qualities of the Neutral Density Filter

Before you go all PC on me, know that I mean it. Used the right way, a photograph with the “right” neutral density filter makes me quiver. It goes beyond a photograph, it’s actually a time lapse event all in one frame. It’s arrested sensations frozen in megapixels, oogled by many or just a few. […]

My Iceland January 2013 Portfolio is Ready.

My last day in Iceland was in one sense, my most productive in that I made one particular image that is, in my opinion, the best of my trip. REMINDER: The images in these blog pages are sketches, low resolution versions and in many cases unfinished versions of what will be in the Portfolio when […]

The Sound of a Tree

You know the old saying; “If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there, does it make a sound?” Of course it does, the sound is mechanical, physical, the tree is obligated to send out sound waves as the trunk hits the ground. I have a different question. If a tree is […]

End of Day

Today was a settle-in day. I woke up to brilliant sunshine and a perfectly clear sky. I saw through my little window that the tide had come in but started to reverse out. The white foam looked like industrial waste was collecting on the sides of the inlet, a dull yellow foam that can’t be […]