As promised, now all in one (long) post. The individual posts will magically disappear in a week or so. There will be a few other changes here, too, as I get started on year 11. Recipes, notes on cooking, and maybe even a few more ridiculous video tutorials are on the way, soon. Thanks to … Continue reading A blueprint for an ordinary life.
I've been writing a little each day, but never quite finishing, a post about blueprints and time. And while I work on that essay, in the background, I'm going to bring forward a few pieces from the vault, starting with this one, about Diana cameras and Hipstamatic, both of which are part of my love … Continue reading Something about photographs.
Saturday, September 25, 2021 is World Cyanotype Day - and no, I did not make that up all by myself, though I would have, if I'd thought of it on my own years ago. And yes, it's a made-up thing, as every other "World something-something Day" is, too. If you know me, then you already … Continue reading Something blue.
I crave the mountains. Right up until the minute I set foot on a beach.
Cheers, 2017; I'm watching you. And thanks to the folks at Hipstamatic for five years of happiness in picture-making.
Be kind to the people you love, and even to the ones you don't. Life is short, and no one dies wishing to have been more grumpy and hateful. Happy Easter weekend. Food | Week of March 28, 2016 Prosciutto, Fig & Arugula Pizza | Green Leaf Lettuce Salad Carnitas (use the slow cooker) with … Continue reading The here and now.
So, a photograph is a picture made with light, a sliver of an instant, frozen in time. Nothing more; nothing less. It's a split-second reaction between particles of light and some surface that catches them - film, coated paper, a digital board. Sometimes, the lucky times, the picture made with light captures something beyond a … Continue reading Work of heart.
My friend Emmet is retiring this year, 40 years after making the 'mistake' of taking a job teaching photography at Princeton, 27 years after coaching wandering, unfocused me through a wandering, unfocused thesis project. As I've written before, I received my first camera, an Olympus OM-10, when I was in high school, when part of … Continue reading Diana, the original Hipsta sister.