Tropical Street Stroll With an OM-2

I’ve had very little time to shoot this summer. When I did though, it was with this new/used Japanese 35mm Olympus OM – 2MD. This in combination with a 24mm Olympus lens and some basic Fuji Superia 400 made a great impact on me, both in terms of color quality and ease of street shooting….

New Year’s Eve & This Story I Need To Finally Begin To Tell

Part One of Three To understand what I need to tell you without doubting my sanity, allow me to rewind a little bit, back to where it all started: in California, October of 2016. There I was in the most kick ass, beautiful scenery I’d ever experienced in the United States. I had thought that…

Quick Tips on Photographic Visual Story Telling

A few years ago I took a visual storytelling class for photography and I never forgot it. It has served me with a good foundation for most of my photoblog posts since – and I hope one day when I get the time to create my book, it will serve me then. For now, I would like…

Are You Sick With Envy?

I’ve seen a bit of this going around creative streams lately, so today, I want to expose a painful, closeted emotion that we can all relate to: Envy. The envy I write about here is sometimes spurred by others’ success or sometimes spurred by engaging in “just a little healthy competition”. Yet, regardless of whether…

Project Parallel: Global Street Scenes Through Reflections

Some of us are keenly aware of others who come into our physical space, while some of us rarely pay attention to our surroundings or the people around us. How aware are you of passersby and how often do you immediately create a story about them? In a parallel universe, what if you had a…

Travelling: A Metaphor For Life, Art & Goals

All images shot with a iPhone 5s Italian Riviera, August 25, 2014.   An embryo doesn’t have to try to become a baby, and an acorn doesn’t have to set a goal to become an oak tree. – Marianne Williamson I have heard it said so many times, “Decide what you want and make it…