Thanks to Centrum (creativity in community) Centrum for hosting the Jazz Port Townsend ~2018 event. A very special thank you to KNKX (jazz, blues and NPR news) KNKX for inviting me to photograph one very cool weekend of all Jazz, all day, everywhere. Thank you also to John Clayton, Grammy-winning bassist, composer, conductor and Artistic Director for putting on another … More Jazz Port Townsend ~ 2018
…..and saying YES to possibilities. I’ve been listening to jazz since I was 17 years old. I’ve been taking photos since I was 19 years old. They are and have always been my two favorite pastimes for all these decades. Several years ago it occurred to me that it would be fun to combine the … More Jazz and Photography
So what do you do during the spring months in the Pacific Northwest if you’re a photographer and enjoy being outside? You go out in it. If you don’t you’ll end up sitting around the house wishing you had gone. Part of the decision to go out is usually based somewhat on the weather report. … More Rainy Days and Photowalks in the Pacific Northwest
Stumbled across an interesting jail in a historic old building in Noblesville (Hamilton County) Indiana today. It seems that Charles Manson spent some time here as a youth prior to becoming the person we know of today.
An afternoon at SAM (Seattle Art Museum)
The 30 Days of Black and White wrapped up a few days ago. Since then I’ve been wondering how shooting in only black and white would affect what I shoot going forward. It hasn’t taken long to realize that my entire vision, how I see, what I see and how I care to shoot what … More Learning To See Less
It’s not always easy and at times you can even find yourself at odds with those around you, and yourself, for seeking silence and solitude. In our world of constant input from media sources, of all kinds, trying to find the time to refresh ourselves and be in touch with our inner thoughts can seem … More Seeking Silence and Solitude