Ask Me Anything

Given the oddity of the times, I'm working to offer additional online content in the coming weeks. After having a great time participating in an "Ask Me Anything" session on Nature Photographers Network recently, I decided to make it a permanent feature of the blog. If you wish to send me a question, please use... Continue Reading →

Interesting Times

It is not death or dying that is tragic, but rather to have existed without fully participating in life—that is the deepest personal tragedy. ~ Edward Abbey (quoted by Jack Loeffler in Adventures with Ed) Despite having no known origin, the expression "may you live in interesting times" is considered by some a tongue-in-cheek Chinese curse.... Continue Reading →

Incubation and Creative Blocks

Note: I am often asked to recommend books and resources related to the topics I write about. Invariably, the list ends up being too long to be useful. In this post I decided to try including links to these resources when possible. If this proves successful, I'll continue to do so in future posts. By way... Continue Reading →

February Print of the Month

My pick for the February, 2020 Print-of-the-Month is titled, Aspens, Filtered Winter Light. After a glorious display of autumn colors, aspen trees shed their leaves and remain bare during the winter months. As snow covers the high elevations where these trees normally live, the white trunks seem almost contiguous with the predominantly-white backdrop, save for... Continue Reading →

Recent Article and Podcast Roundup

In addition to this blog, I also write regularly for a couple of publications and sites, and on occasion I'm also invited to participate in podcasts. Here's a roundup of some recent publications. Publicly available: My article, The Introvert Game, has drawn some interesting discussions on Nature Photographers Network. I recently had the pleasure of... Continue Reading →

Limitations of Language

Note: It was suggested to me to make some of this blog's contents exclusive to my Patreon supporters. Admittedly I am not entirely comfortable doing so at this point. I'd like to believe that those with the means, will, and integrity to patronize my work know that their support not only helps me but also others... Continue Reading →

January Print of the Month

Happy New Year! My pick for the January, 2020 Print-of-the-Month is titled, Indian Summer Glow. Indian summers—periods of clear, warm weather that extends into the autumn season—are common in the high desert. Although some of the deciduous trees are yet to change into their colorful autumn displays, there is often a palpable quiescence in the... Continue Reading →

Twenty Nineteen

The important and only vital question is, how much greater, finer, am I than I was yesterday? Have I fulfilled my possibilities, made the most of my potentialities? ~Edward Weston In preparing for a recent medical treatment I had to pass a standard assessment of my cognitive state, which included such common questions as, “do... Continue Reading →

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