favorites 2014 – for me

These are just some of my favorites from 2014 that I truly made ‘for me’ and nobody else. [ Made using my D700, iPhone and Yashica Mat 124G with expired film ]

8-1-00

My Journal August 1, 2000 “On July 29 we woke to fairly clear skies except dark black clouds dead ahead. At 0600 or so we were nearing the clouds and the wind shifted around to the S and became very cold. Jim immediately reefed in the main. Moments later we …

. grey area | convert your images to b&w

When I was first studying photography in the ’80s, I only shot B&W film. There were so many benefits that I didn’t realize at the time. One was that it was cost effective. I only had to pay for the rolls of film and I processed everything by hand. [All …

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 …