no. 43

Following No 42 by Wendy Cooper with Cat Whiskers. And I swore I would never take pictures of kids, cats or dogs when I was in art school.

our aloha house

_ ALOHA HOUSE from Leaves from A Grass House by Don Blanding Green are the hills behind my home; White are the clouds that froth and foam To the high blue sky where the rainbow’s veil Is a gauzy Scarf. There’s a winding trail Through fern and guava and waving ti…. …A pleasant jaunt when you visit me. Deep and cool is the broad lanai; The place to sit as the days slip by Watching the surf that is madly hurled On my coral reef from the edge of the world. Broad and soft is the hikiea Where lazy souls …

photography is [an art and a business]

This is some of my favorite work lately. It’s the type of work I really love and the type of work I’ve always loved. I am not quite sure why it stands out other than it is beautiful to me. Both images are technical disasters. I know I wouldn’t be …

photography is [a haptic photographer]

I came across this article while researching the existence and possibility of printing on one of my favorite bromide photographic printing papers, Luminos Pastel Antique Ivory. I have a few prints left that I made in my darkroom and I cherish them as the last analog work I did. I …

photography is [my first roll of film]

Yep, I just came across the contact sheet of my first roll of film shot back in 1984 (I know for sure because this was the year I broke my ankle in gymnastics) when I was in high school. I had a Canon AL1 (which I still have sitting on …

photography is [vivian maier]

I recently came across this newly discovered work by Vivian Maier. Her story is still unfolding and the story of how her images are being revealed is like an archaeologist’s dream. Read more on the blog created by John Maloof.¬†Another excellent resource in discovering more about Vivian Maier is Artsy’s …