Category Archives: California

Here are some quick images from my recent two trips. One from Death Valley NP, Mojave Desert National Preserve and Home to Alamogordo and the Tularosa Basin. The other trip to Big Bend NP in Texas.  

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losing you

Here are a few images for you to enjoy and ponder from a new body of work I am creating called losing you. It is being created from images taken on my recent trip to California. It has very personal … Continue reading

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Scouting locations – the last night

After shooting in the morning with Danielle, I went to the Jeep rental place in Death Valley. Richard, the owner, is great! He gave me some helpful insight to locations and I took off in a Wrangler Unlimited 4×4 with … Continue reading

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Photograph with someone else!

On the first morning following John Paul Caponigro’s Death Valley NP workshop, I went back to the dunes with a new friend. Danielle Vick has recently picked up the camera again and is starting to really make progress in her … Continue reading

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Self Portraiture

I love doing my self-portraiture work. Finding the right poses and stages to make the statement I want to is challenging. The metaphors are important. The relationships are important. Making sure everything flows together is quite difficult… but necessary. “If … Continue reading

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Back to the dunes…

The evening of the first day of the workshop was spent at the dunes. I tried some different things. The fact that I primed myself the previous day by introducing myself to these dunes helped my shooting significantly.   Sometimes … Continue reading

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JP’s Workshop – Day 1

It’s always a treat to be in a workshop lead by John Paul Caponigro. The students that attend his events are always, and I mean always, fabulous. The first day we are all getting to know each other, figuring out … Continue reading

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Death Valley, getting acquainted…

The first day I spent in Death Valley was a lot of pulling for me. I was trying to acclimate to a new location, new challenges and new terrain. In the morning I decided to reconnect with sand dunes and … Continue reading

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Afternoon run

I took the afternoon “off.” Had to go and enjoy nature for a bit without worrying about the camera. What did I plan but a lazy couple hour desert trail run that didn’t end up as planned. Okay, so I … Continue reading

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Crazy Saturday Evening Shoot!

I went back to Jumbo Rocks for the evening shoot with a plan. And darn it if I screwed up the plan. I ended up on the far side of the road and on the south side of the main … Continue reading

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