I overheard a guy say that the recent solar eclipse was arguably “one of the greatest events of the year”. I have to agree. The “event” was so rare and awe inspiring that it prompted people from everywhere to park themselves along its path to break out obscenely long lenses, 50X ND filters […]Read more "The Event, The People, The Eclipse!"
“I always feel like somebody’s watching me. And I have no privacy. …I always feel like somebody’s watching me. Tell me is it just a dream…” Rockwell – Somebody’s Watching MeRead more "One Shot: The Watcher, A Lesson in Managing Fear"
Although I’m currently based in and around LA, I’m actually from Chicago. Like so many people who grow up in an area, I didn’t truly appreciate the place as a kid. It wasn’t until I’d left as an adult and returned to visit that I realized it’s really a heckuva fantastic city!Read more "A Short Study of Light & Shadow: Chicago"
Up until recently, you were more likely to see a leprechaun, riding a unicorn on Main Street while juggling rainbows than experience a rainy day in LA. Lately, though, we’ve been getting a lot of rain. I’m talkin’ about the kind of rain that creates mudslides, flash floods, and car-swallowing sinkholes.Read more "Tone, Texture, and Rain"
Quick!…what’s the first thing that comes to mind when I say “Cornhole”? If you’re like me, the answer is “Beavis and Butt-Head“. Nope…that’s “Cornholio”. Suffice to say, I didn’t really know what it was. So imagine my surprise when a couple of weeks ago, I was in a So-Cal town, Santa Paula, where the residents […]Read more "Cornholio…?"
Don’t go near the water Don’t you think it’s sad What’s happened to the water Our water’s going bad Oceans, rivers, lakes and streams Have all been touched by man The poison floating out to sea Now threatens life on land Johnny Cash – Don’t Go Near the WaterRead more "Dakota Pipeline Protest, LA"