The Print Matters

Creative Accident, Coincidence, Observation, or Serendipity

"To be an artist, you don't have to compose music or paint or be in the movies or write books. It's just a way of living. It has to do with paying attention, remembering, filtering what you see and answering back, participating in life." ~Viggo Moretensen  ...

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Satisfaction creating a darkroom or digital print

  While on the workshop in May of this year, I had been pondering why I was left with a sense of hollowness or unease from the work I was creating digitally. I carried those feelings and thoughts with me into the...

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New Images and New Galleries

  I have recently updated my website with two new galleries. The first is Deep Ellum and features images from the arts and entertainment neighborhood in Dallas. The second it entitled Caesalpinia Gilliesii and...

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Darkroom Underground Article and Images

Some exciting news! I have an article and 12 images that have been published in the July issue of Darkroom Underground, entitled Utah Light. Editor Tim Layton had this to say about the images - I was totally captivated by the raw emotion and undeniable beauty of...

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No secrets in photographic art

This is a topic I have been thinking about for some time and feel very strongly about. There are no secrets in photography, no special way of seeing, of composing, special camera technique, darkroom or lightroom or photoshop secret to make you into the next new thing....

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Moab Photographic Symposium 2019

I returned recently from the Moab Photographic Symposium 2019, Terrific Trio Workshop, with Bruce Hucko, Michael Gordon, and Guy Tal. This was a great workshop and I highly recommend this event. I will be writing a bit more on my experience in the near future, In the...

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Then & Now

  While reading an old newsletter from John Sexton I came upon this perspective by David Hibbard. It is still as relevant now as it was then. THEN AND NOW - AN INTERESTING PERSPECTIVE BY DAVID HIBBARD THEN: Almost nobody was a photographer. NOW: Everybody is a...

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Tulips

Here are some images from a recent project in the studio using natural light. Five of the images are with film and the other two were captured with digital. In order to view these images full size you will need to click on the image and then again once the smaller...

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Tradition

Because of our traditions, we've kept our balance for many, many years.                                                                         – Tevye, Fiddler on the Roof  The path as a traditional black and white photographic artist is one that has been filled with...

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