Apocastasis (n.)

Another thrilling edition of Weird Word Wednesday here on the blog. Apocastasis (noun) – the return to a previous condition. I thought this was appropriate because we are in a confusing time, all wanting to find our way back to “normal.” I do hope that we will get there sooner rather than later, but I … More Apocastasis (n.)

Inspiration

Often, people will ask me about where I get the ideas for my conceptual pieces. The short answer is “my dreams, books, music, etc.” Inspiration is a funny thing. Some people aren’t able to visualize images when they think or read. Others, like me, are filled with visualizations and ideas, seemingly out of nowhere at … More Inspiration

The Beginning

Thirty years ago tomorrow, it began. I received a red Vivitar PS:135 camera from Santa. I wanted a camera because my uncles took photos, and I wanted to be cool like them. (I can’t find a photo of the PS:135 that’s fair use, so if you want to see what that camera looked like, you’ll … More The Beginning

Vemodalen

“Vemödalen n. the frustration of photographing something amazing when thousands of identical photos already exist—the same sunset, the same waterfall, the same curve of a hip, the same closeup of an eye—which can turn a unique subject into something hollow and pulpy and cheap, like a mass-produced piece of furniture you happen to have assembled … More Vemodalen

Tapestry

In the past year I have really reflected on my legacy and stretched my creative muscles to produce beautiful and meaningful images. My portfolio has expanded immensely, and I am more fulfilled as an artist. Portrait sessions are still fun to shoot, yeah, but these feed my soul. Everything does come back to words, though. … More Tapestry