Stop thinking of yourself as a Photographer.
Start thinking of yourself as an Artist who happens to use a camera.
A couple of years ago I had surgery on my arm. I was housebound for twelve weeks. That may sound great, but in reality, it was very hard on me. I felt isolated and had a very hard time getting any work done. I had a hard time getting motivated to do anything at all. I...read more
You see, it's all about balance. If you don't balance the dark and the light, you're controlled by them. Then you end up in a mad dance, ricocheting back and forth from one to the other. One day you're a wonderful, loving human being. The next day you're a complete...read more
A funny thing has been happening. I’ve been spending a lot of time in the city lately. Despite the fact that I grew up in its innards, I’ve spent the better part of 20 years trying to get away from it. I think spending my youth there made me tired of its...read more
There are only three things in this life worth exploring: love, beauty, and death. In those things are all that makes life worth living. And making art that comes from your soul requires confronting all three. That’s why I believe that art is life. It helps us see our...read more
Art saved my life. Photography saved my life. There. I said it. And I’m not overstating it. Look at this photograph. What is the bee doing? There is more than one answer to that question. But in essence, the bee is being a bee. He’s hanging out on the flower so he...read more