Back to Olympic

After much hemming and hawing, head scratching and pontificating it looks like it’s been decided. Back to the Olympic Peninsula the last week of September, 2017. This page has been established to – more than anything else – save the map I created in Google Maps. I couldn’t figure out how to preserve the route […]

Elk Mountain, Wyoming

Elk Mountain, Wyoming

At first it looked like a dead animal – a brownish, furry lump in the middle of the dirt 320. The wind blew and late morning sun peeked in and out of an active sky. Through a dirty windshield it was tough to make out. As the car slowly rolled closer, the profile of a small […]

Happy New Year from the West

Pheasant hunters in last light of opening day, Wray, Colorado.

As the year winds down there’s a tendency to review and reflect – and anticipate with great excitement the upcoming year. The beginning of a new year has always been especially welcomed. Not prone to unrealistic, over enthusiastic expectations, but instead new goals. Fresh starts. Soon we’ll travel back to Chicago to visit family. After […]

Crane Hollow, Boulder County, Colorado

Crane Hollow Road

At the end of the day it’s light that’s the star. Great light can turn nearly any ordinary scene into something extraordinary. Those days I’m fortunate enough to be out in that wonderful, glorious autumn light with a camera are good days indeed. Making photographs is as much about the process as it is about the final image.

Kodachrome

California Coast, Kodachrome 35mm slide film

I’ve been going through some old images for re-scan and really missing Kodachrome lately. I’ve also noticed how many more vertical images I made before the computer became the standard for viewing. Vertical images were desirable for publication covers. With 35mm film and a good reproduction they were the norm. These days, with the computer’s […]