My Work Day.. (well.. this one)

July 19, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I've never been much of a water drinker. Recently, I've really tried to drink 100 oz/day. I'm supposed to have 120oz/day but at some point, it starts to bring up images of waterboarding. So I've compromised at 100 oz. To jump start that, I try and knock down 20 oz before I leave for work. And every morning, as I force myself to chug, I wonder if th...
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Eclipse

July 11, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Everyone photographs the Eiffel Tower. That's fine if you want mementos of your vacation. But if you're looking to photograph something that's going to stand apart, you'd be hard pressed to do something that hasn't been done twenty times before. It happens. But it's the rare artist that can create a new vision there. Charleston, South Carolina is a...
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Playing with Pictures: pencil sketching

July 01, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Color masking is that thing where you bring out a colorful object in your picture and make the rest black and white. You see it in a lot of flower pictures. Why not? Flowers are colorful. And, unless you do something to the picture, kinda boring. It's a great way to draw attention to a thing. On the other hand, it's been done so frequently that man...
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Telling Stories

June 08, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Someone online recently posed the question of what our motivation is when we post on social media. I started thinking a little past that and started trying to put into words.. why I write and photograph at all. I was never really interested in old motorcycles. They were.. old. Old ideas. Old mechanicals. Just.. old. So several years ago, when I we...
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Competing with myself

June 06, 2017
I met my buddy, Brian, in the Army. I was into CB radios at the time.. back in the day or two that it was a thing. Brian "introduced" himself by going down to his car and clobbering my signal. It was on! At some point, he bought one of the early Timex computers. This was shortly after WarGames was popular and we were all jacked up on how you could...
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