My new book, Another Day Not Wasted, is now available for pre-order! Please click the book cover below for more information and to place your orders. I expect to start shipping the books toward the end of August. Orders will ship on a first-come-first-served basis.
My next book, titled, Another Day Not Wasted, is coming soon. I can't say exactly how soon yet (under threat of bodily harm by my publisher) but, well... soon. Until soon arrives, I'll be sharing a series of book updates. Rest assured, as soon as I can announce a hard date (and a pre-order page), I'll... Continue Reading →
I don’t know a thing about the rules of composition. I make my own. The subject is very difficult to write about, and perhaps can never be explained in words, since it is so involved in personal experience and growth. Words, "art criticism," and explanations are the curse of today so far as art is... Continue Reading →
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 →