Chickenshit


I'm reading this book and it pisses me off. I can do a chapter or so and then I have to take a break. Because I am a direct victim of the 2008 financial crises, and this book explains why not one bank executive was brought to task for their egregious errors! From about 2003 …

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“When you get to the moon, find my lens cap!”


    Update 11/17/16 - Norma passes. Obit at bottom. Update 11/1/17 - Bob Passes. Obit at Bottom     I've worked with and assisted countless photographers over the decades. Many I have forgotten. Some I haven't seen for 20 or 30 years, I can remember the faces, but not necessarily the names. One photographer …

Second Chances and Back-up Plans told through a Lens.


Is Brian Williams a verb yet? Im going to get all Brian William-sy in this post and combine a few trips I took into one. My memories also get hazy looking backwards. While I may be combining some trips that were a few years separated, the stories and intent are true... This is where I …

Simple Cameras


One of my favorite Photo websites is The Online Photographer. He recently had a post titled 'Simple Cameras'. It really made me smile because I had written something like it a few years ago here.. Ten Good Ideas that Never Took Off.  Read the comments.  Too fun!

Dustbowls, Documentaries, and Dorothea Lange


I was going through a family history and recollections that my Uncle and Mother have written. They completed this remembrance of their growing up years as a way to preserve some family history for future generations. Its actually quite cool. Handwritten and hand drawn genealogical charts, Civil and Revolutionary war tales, Depression era stories. The …