Is photography living in the moment, or dwelling on the past?

The other day I was talking with a friend about how different my experience is when photographing life, compared to the experience of being without attempting to interpret what is going on. The act of photography sometimes seems, well to me anyway, as a more thoughtful way to experience the world, people especially. When making […]

An unstructured day

“Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes” My high school Literature teacher would be so happy I finally understand what Walt Whitman was saying, well not exactly, I mean I sort of understand it, but there are so many ways to read the quote. Now that I think of it I have no idea what the quote is about. Sorry Mr. Ellis, my Lit teacher Newbury Park High School, in some long distant faded memory.

Being There

I was at a local merchants fair thing this afternoon. It was pretty cool seeing the creative things people who make some quite amazing things. My daughter and I were looking at a vendor selling mostly antiques. For some reason the clown figure in the photo caught her attention and she told me I should […]