In the world we live in today the lines are often blurred between genres of photography, and oftentimes overlap… it is still important to identify what you do so you can be found. With the explosion of photography in the last 10 years, it is easy to get lost in the crowd.
The world is slowly beginning to open back up as the pandemic starts to subside. As I write this some countries are still under lockdown, and some are suffering horrifically, but it is a fact, that given time, all countries will eventually return to some degree of normalcy. What does this mean for us photographers?
Warrior Portraits was a project in Iraq that ended up getting some nice international recognition. Selects from this project ended up on display in The Imperial War Museum in London, England.
The project started out as a personal one, which was born out of frustration.
Let me say at the very beginning of this post the the choices I make are very personal, and have … More
This post is a collection of a few select images made in rural Thailand while living one year with COVID-19 in our lives. It is not a timeline of the pandemic….
Small production Green Rice is usually hand planted and then hand harvested as the young rice plants mature at different rates, a few days or weeks apart. Workers walk through the fields and select plants that are mature enough for processing.
I enjoy making photos of women working in the rice fields of Thailand. That is obvious when one looks at … More
There is something rather unique about the files from the Monochrom. They look much different than …
The amusement park has been billed by some as a vision of heaven and hell. I would think a more traditional Buddhist explanation would be a visualization of karma. What can happen to a person if they do evil or good.
Each year for the past 9 years I have photographed a woman in the fields of Nakhon Nayok, Thailand planting rice. Sometimes with help from neighbors, bu most times by herself.
The local small yield farmers in our area have transitioned from Water Buffalo and Hand Tractors to modern tractors to plow the fields, in a relatively short period of time, and yet they still use the traditional method of preparing the fields, which consists of cutting, then burning off the dead weeds, and waiting for the rain to make the hard ground ready for the plow.
I often speak of a triangle consisting of the brain, the heart and the camera. When all points of the triangle are used to make an image they can create a powerful or compelling photo. A photograph that “speaks” to the viewer.
To evoke an emotional response from the viewer, the emotion must start with the photographer. A powerful photograph begins inside the photographer…
I chose to do this project on 35mm film for several reasons. Even though shooting film has become popular again, that is not my major motivating factor. I want to create a project that will last. I have held in my hands an Ansel Adams negative made in the 1930s …