Key West.. in retrospect

November 16, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Two months after Irma hammered the Florida Keys, it seemed like a good time to do down and see how they were doing. The original idea was to just go park the bikes and drink moderately for several days, thereby bringing my tourist dollars to the area.. or at least to a couple of the bars. Somewhere between the planning and the doing, the trip morph...
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The End Of The Season

November 04, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I was cleaning out old magazines.. the ones I haven't even opened. I don't throw away my Horse issues because there are columns I actually like to read and, even if I haven't looked at an issue yet, I will. I discovered that it was a year ago from this month that I had my last article and photo shoot in The Horse magazine. Well.. not the "last". Ho...
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You've Got Style!

November 01, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Not very long ago, I spent a lot of time worrying about what my photographic "style" was going to be. It's critical to have a "look" that sets your pictures apart. Ideally, someone should see one of your photos and think, "Oh.. that's one of so-and-so's photos". I know a few great photographers whose photos I can look at and take a reasonable gues...
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Is It Time To Jump Ship?

October 17, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
When I was a child, I remember lusting over the Canon AE-1 whenever I saw the ad in a magazine. What can I say? For as long as I can remember, I've liked gadgets and photography. Gadgets that do photography? I had no power against that. Some things never change. I'm still a picture taking dweeb. The difference is that I can afford those gadgets now...
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Tattoos and Roadtrips

October 06, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
It took me over 50 years to figure out what I wanted for my first tattoo. I think the biggest obstacles I had was finding something that I not only cared about enough to have permanently printed on me but something that I also felt I wanted to broadcast out to the world.. or at least to everyone who saw the tattoo. After my son got out of motorc...
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