The Print Matters

Arcane, Traditional, Archaic, Irrelevant

Starting with the arcane, photography had been seen as something only a few individuals could really understand or practice as it was too difficult and required too much from the individual to understand or practice. Looking back at the list of print process from above is it any wonder that the public thought of the process as arcane. It was akin to witchcraft, alchemy, magic, complex science and chemical process that only those with access to the chemicals and needed implements to produce an image.

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Moving On

There are many people I have come in contact with over the 67 plus years I have been alive. Some for just a few moments and others have been friends for years. When it has come to photography, martial arts, music or other hobbies and interests I have had in common with others, it has been a learning and sharing experience

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A Much Needed Rant

I have more questions than answers and I still don’t know if the art I am creating and sharing makes a difference to anyone but me. And in creating that art what has been my impact on the only home we have and on my fellow creatures flying through space on a watery rock in a near never-ending spiral of death?

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Go with the Flow

The creative flow is exactly that, a flow. It can be slow, meandering, thoughtful, with no real hint of worry or concern.

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Learning to See

I was cleaning out some files and came upon an article/blog that I thought I had posted from back in 2015. After rereading and making some edits I am want to share these 6 year old thoughts. The catalyst for this blog was from the...

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Our Unique Voice

Someone once said, “Everyone sees the world in a different way; so, when someone dies, it is – in a way – the death of an entire world.” While visiting reddit I came upon the quote listed above and interestingly enough, I did not note...

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My work of art is my life

It seems the only ones who are really interested in photographic art are other photographers Recently I entertained some new friends at my home. They had never been to the house and we took them on a brief tour. My wife and I have one room that we have set aside as a...

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Artistic busywork

“Of all the ridiculous things the most ridiculous seems to me, to be busy to be a man who is brisk about his food and his work… What, I wonder, do these busy folks get done?"  – Soren Kierkegaard Recently I was reading an article...

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New Images and Chapbook

The dust has finally settled after spending the last several months of helping family make adjustments to online school and moving back home. As a result, I have been able to jump back into my work and complete several...

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