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the darkroom vs computer

In a way, a darkroom is just rough industrial age computer, one that uses chemicals instead of code. Both are machines, tools that let us resolve and visualize…

I’ve added new photographs to my site

I just emailed my autumn newsletter, in which I announced the newest photographs added to my website. These are photographs that I created over the summer, including abstract…

Like Hubble images from outer space

Wendy Edsall-Kerwin is a jewelry artist and metalsmith who showcases a different artist each month on her blog. I am honored that she named me her July Artist…

revisiting old photographs

I’ve been spending some time this morning revisiting some older photographs of mine. I had stumbled across one from a couple years ago, and my first reaction was…

Working in a DIY photo studio

Photography can be a very expensive artform. Each gadget and tool often comes with a hefty pricetag. And sometimes, the price is worth it. But other times, whew,…

What paper do you print your photographs with?

Paper is a big deal for me. I have always had a love for good paper: how it looks, how it feels, and even how it smells! The…

Lightroom reinvigorates how I use Photoshop

One thing about photographers: we love our tools. And we especially love shiny new ones. For the past few years, I’ve been lucky enough to be on the…

the camera changed the way we behaved, part 2

A couple weeks ago I wrote about some schoolkids who made cardboard video cameras, and got lost in their world seen through their ‘lenses’. I wrote that photography…

the camera changed the way we behaved

I wanted to share this clip from This American Life, beautifully animated by Chris Ware. It is a story about a class of 5th graders who began making…

macro photography ain’t for whiners

Anyone who does macro photography knows that it can be a pretty physical experience. A long photo shoot can really take a toll on your body. Leaning over…

gotta love the internet

Gotta love this internet. I am constantly amazed at the positive impact it has on my life. From a business perspective, the internet is what lets me make…

your studio is like a pair of jeans

Paula at Self Taught Artist recently posted a picture of her studio, and suggested we all do the same. It’s always fun to see someone else’s studio. An…

Bruce Fraser

Bruce Fraser is seriously ill has passed away. Bruce is one of THE masters of digital imaging, color and photography. He has been a teacher to us all,…

Film or Digital? (Yawn)

You often hear debates among photographers about which technology is better: film or digital. These arguments often get quite heated, with each side trying to prove how the…

The MEA-17M attaches to the DK-17M…

Sometimes, you find a product that is perfectly designed to meet a specific, but important need. I found that with the MEA-17M. Here’s the story. I do a…