The other day someone who was taking basic photography classes asked me how I knew when a photograph was “done” or “good”. Obviously these are subjective answers, a photograph is done when it is done, it is good if it is good. My answer, paraphrasing myself here: A photograph is done and/or good when I […]
In the middle of Segovia, Spain is this aqueduct. It is seven stories tall, was made in the 1st Century of the Common Era, and somehow has survived remarkably intact. I am still in awe of the city of Segovia just looking at the photos. This set does not even include the castle (which was […]
Sometimes the photos I get to take can surprise me. I had shoot at one of the top, and unfinished floors of the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco. It will be the tallest building in San Francisco and only topped by a new tower in Los Angeles, and can be seen from all over the […]
Someone asked me the other day how to become a professional photographer. After wanting to give my smart-ass answer of “take a series or photographs and get someone to pay you for them, viola, you are a professional.” I thought better of giving that answer and came up with the real answer, practice. My first […]
What do you do when you have non-functioning urinals and an event scheduled? Put flowers in them and call it art. I think this was a brilliant solution of an interesting problem.
No matter how many times I see this same view of Sutro Tower, I am amazed at how different it looks to me each time.
Every now and then I come across something I have never seen before when photographing an event. I really like when people are able to take an regular event and add something that makes it memorable. I was doing photographs for a client at a celebration for a non-profit that runs hospitals and schools in […]
Photos from Moffett Field, near San Jose. This structure was a big part of the the things I saw growing up in the Silicon Valley area. It was a 1930s era Hanger One, Moffett Field It was going to be torn down, but now will be restored (I think, you can look it up, my […]
I have no idea if my answer was correct, but it sounded authoritative (and you can not spell authoritative without Thor.
Last night I had one of those “It is so cool to be alive” assignments. The photos were at an event called #designnight hosted by Autodesk. I am not totally sure how to explain what is going on in the photos, so someone please correct any errors. This is a flat screen table, about 3 […]