Motion Photography

My parents put a camera in my hands over 63 years ago and it developed in me an inner passion for collecting things I saw and felt ever since.  I built my first enlarger at age 11 and was then able on my own to share the entire process from …

Why Trees? —

The tree, like each one of us, has a mystery all its own. It starts as a baby, has its own ethnic background, and genetics determine trunk girth and reach – sound familiar. If it is lucky enough to weather the storms along the way, it spreads its seed drawn …

Free Again —

All those feelings tucked away from years gone-by resurface and you are again free to give them life, to let them gush …

The Thicket —

Within the thicket find your heart Neither trail nor sign points the way Or compass true to make one smart Just feelings …

Intentional —

Many years ago before the Global Positioning System (GPS) was perfected and became so prominent in aviation, not to mention life, we …

Interesting!

I received a graduate degree in Management while attending the Air Command and Staff College some years ago and remember a two …

It’s Hard —

Oft times it’s unfortunate that we social beings have to be so careful when communication in the simplest situations could be productive …

Separating —

Many years ago, hot and still, two miles to the gate and two miles back. The path was well known and provided …

Photographing the Music —

Some time ago I came to the conclusion that photographing the music has little to do with the notes on paper, the …

Decisions —

Best decisions often result in inner tug of wars between many factors instilled in us long before we were able to understand …

Smorgasbord —

One of the definitions of Smorgasbord is: a wide range of something, a variety. There is no direct connection to food in …

Saved —

This entry is based upon something that happened some years ago, but I remember the situation whenever fall and Thanksgiving come into …

On The Square —

Inherent with any artist is the willingness to open the mind to possibility. When I walk with my camera, I allow my eye …

Coincidence —

“Just a coincidence” is a reference used often by a man who for years was my teacher and friend. He was a …

Note to a Friend —

I thought quite a bit about our conversation last night. I understand it is hard at times being so capable and knowing …

Upside Down —

Sometimes our world seems upside-down. No matter what we do, even if we just want to turn right, we wind up having …

Listening —

How can anyone know what is in another’s heart unless one asks with true intent and willingness to understand without preconception. But …

He Stood There —

My Father stood there alone at the airport as I was again preparing to leave He stood there staring at me as …