I have a quote that resides on my desk which reads: “Life is Lived in Moments.” An appropriate quote for a photographer, don’t you think? As 2015 comes in for a landing, I’ve decided to put some time in some personal and professional end-of-year type stuffs; some cleaning up before 2016 arrives. Making room for… Read More A Year in Review
Recently I took a trip riding with my cousin from her summer lake cottage in Illinois allllll the way down to sunshiney Palm Springs Florida where she resides for the winter. There was three of us making this trek in Bonnie’s spacious SUV; Bonnie, myself, and her faithful furry companion and road warrior, Cylde the… Read More Revisit Roots and Recharge
A quiet moment for this concert-attender while at the Grateful Dead’s Fare Thee Well show in Chicago. I was looking at her hat, which was cool because 1. She made it herself. 2. It’s a top hat. I’m bringing back top hats. Have you ever seen how awesome Marlene Dietrich looks in a top hat?… Read More Zenography of the week
I recently photographed my first wedding of “wedding season,” (more about Tiffany and Bryan’s super fun hockey-themed wedding at a later time.) At one point I’m standing still on the dance floor staring straight ahead and I hear a familiar comment directed towards me from one of the guests: “Are you ok? Smile!” I hear… Read More Meditating + Photography = Zenagraphy
Spring is in the air!! Or at least really really close. On it’s way. It could snow tomorrow the way Illinois weather tends to operate. But I shall remain optimistic. The piles of gray, asphalt riddled snow chunks are melting. Subzero wind chills have been absent. The sun sticks around in the sky longer, the… Read More Twitterpated.
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Reward.” In this recent blogging adventure I’ve taken up, I discovered that the Word Press peeps have a weekly photo challenge, with a new topic posted every Friday on The Daily Post. Well, hot damn and game on! I’m in! This weeks challenge was “Reward.” I… Read More Response with an Old Photo