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 Today is the 32nd anniversary of the passing of Edward Abbey. In my book, More Than a Rock, I mention the role that Abbey's book Desert Solitaire played in my... Continue Reading →
Last week I've had the great pleasure of speaking about the new edition of my book, More Than a Rock, with friends Jack Graham and John Pedersen, hosts of the We Talk Photo podcast. If interested, you may listen here, or by clicking the image below. I hope you enjoy the conversation.
The second edition of my book, More Than a Rock, is now available to order! The book is available in both electronic and print editions. Electronic copies can be downloaded immediately upon purchase. Printed copies can be pre-ordered (links below) and should begin shipping in early January. For a limited time, you may purchase the... Continue Reading →
Writing a book is a long, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand. ~George Orwell Shortly after inviting readers to ask me anything, two of the first responses inquired about... Continue Reading →
Dear readers, I am proud and happy to offer you this blog free to all, without third-party advertisements or commercial sponsorships. I strive to offer high-quality content here, not for profit, but because what I do is important to me, and I take pride in my work. That said, photography and writing are still my... Continue Reading →
Disclaimer: my friend, Bruce Heinemann, sent me a copy of his new book, which I feel is well worth recommending. I have absolutely no financial interest in the book. *** Photography, among all of its noble characteristics is perhaps first, and foremost about relationships... between ideas, themes, colors, shapes, textures, metaphors. ~Bruce Heinemann Although neither... Continue Reading →
Searching for a respite from grief, I backpacked through the wilderness and scrambled up the peaks with a near-desperate vigor. Long, hard hikes temporarily soothed my pain and helped me to fall into exhausted sleep at night. At some deep level, the beauty of my surroundings seeped into my subconscious—the lush colors of a meadow dense... Continue Reading →
I have a limited quantity of my (now out of print) LensWork Monograph, titled, The Least Impossible Way. This is part of LensWork's Monograph Series (#9 in the series) and is a 72-page soft-cover book containing a portfolio of my images and a couple of short essays about my work. To purchase an autographed copy for... Continue Reading →