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The Traditions of Photography

The Traditions of Photography

| November 20, 2017 | 3 Replies

This essay was adapted from one previously published in LensWork Magazine. On the road from fish, bird, and ape to the war-waging animal of our time, on the long road by which we hope in time to become men and gods, it could not have been the “normal” ones that had pressed forward from stage […]

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Don’t (Always) Blame Yourself

Don’t (Always) Blame Yourself

| November 10, 2017 | 4 Replies

We recognize that someone has found their voice when their distinctive spiritual or emotional core becomes an inseparable part of their art. Reaching that threshold means letting the concerns and influences of others fall away, so that your own voice is heard clearly. It takes a whole lot of dedication and conviction and hard work […]

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The Landscape Photographer’s Guide to Photoshop

The Landscape Photographer’s Guide to Photoshop

| September 25, 2017 | 1 Reply

Excited to announce that my new book is now available in electronic format. The print edition is not far behind. My publisher, Rocky Nook, is currently offering the electronic edition at a considerable discount:

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LensWork Monograph: The Least Impossible Way

LensWork Monograph: The Least Impossible Way

| September 6, 2017 | 3 Replies

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 […]

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Dimensions of Experience

Dimensions of Experience

| September 3, 2017 | 11 Replies

Only by going alone in silence, without baggage, can one truly get into the heart of the wilderness. All other travel is mere dust and hotels and baggage and chatter. ~John Muir I made fresh tracks for the last ten miles or so of a recently flooded two-track road in a largely anonymous part of the […]

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Conversation with Matt Payne

Conversation with Matt Payne

| August 9, 2017 | 2 Replies

I very much enjoyed speaking with Matt Payne for his podcast, F-Stop Collaborate and Listen. You can listen to our conversation here:

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Drawing The Line

Drawing The Line

| July 16, 2017 | 18 Replies

I recognize that sometimes viewers may assume about my work what lawyers call, “facts not in evidence,” namely that I push the boundaries of (to borrow a term from Ansel Adams) “departure from reality” to a greater extent than I actually do.

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Reawakening

Reawakening

| June 5, 2017 | 45 Replies

Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it. If change is of the essence of existence one would have thought it only sensible to make it the premise of our philosophy. ~W. […]

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Quiet Adventures

Quiet Adventures

| April 12, 2017 | 6 Replies

This article was adapted from a piece I wrote for PHOTOGRAPH Magazine in 2015.   Home is not where you are born; home is where all your attempts to escape cease. ~Naguib Mahfouz After three days in the canyon I finally settled into the rhythm of the place. Around 5am each day, just before first light, […]

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Endangered Experiences

Endangered Experiences

| March 17, 2017 | 5 Replies

We often express concern for the welfare of future generation, using it (at least partially) as reason to justify ongoing technological progress, larger cities and corporations, more jobs, more roads, more gadgets, more houses, more means of interaction and communication. And yet, we cannot ignore the fact that we are also taking a huge risk on the behalf of future generations, robbing them of both resources and experiences available to us that they may never be able to partake in.

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