“Holland Marsh Farm Shed” now available at Saatchiart

Details of a farm shed located at Holland Marsh

Holland Marsh Farm Shed

Holland Marsh Farm Shed” When photographing this shed my inner dialogue stopped; all that could be heard was the distant hum of farm machinery and I  was inspired by the often overlooked.  This work is inspired by Lewis Baltz along with the “New Topographics” photo movement.

Three years ago I had picked up my camera and was happily photographing whatever interested me at the moment in my free time.  One day it would be snowy landscapes, as the weather warmed it would be flowers, then it would be a old car show, followed by a antique steam engine show. read more

Industrial Scaffolding now available at Saatchi Art

Industrial scaffolding next to a industrial warehouse

A image taken early Sunday morning of industrial scaffolding erected to repair a industrial plant’s roof. Inspired by clean, documental, industrial, and architectural photographs of the past along with the relatively “new landscape” style of photography. I often find silence, beauty and silence while I record these pieces of man made functional art.

A interesting article to read and something that hits close to home:  http://bit.ly/2rUfpba.

Somewhat like the author I too am a failed artist or photographer. In my twenties, thirties and forties I used to constantly think, eat, read, write and dream photography along with hustling and photographing as a profession. But then came the moment I put down my cameras, turned off the computer and walked away. As time moved on I sold most of my camera equipment including my trusty large format Sinar, film holders, lenses, stands, studio lighting flashes and darkroom including a large D2V enlarger. Thru multiple possession purges I gave away most of photo book and monograph collection. I even got a retail sales job in a big box store which to my amazement enjoyed and still do to this day. read more

“Urban Mailboxes” Now available at Saatchi Art

“I was living in Monterey, a place where the classic photographers – the Westons, Wynn Bullock and Ansel Adams – came for a privileged view of nature. But my daily life very rarely took me to Point Lobos or Yosemite; it took me to shopping centers, and gas stations and all the other unhealthy growth that flourished beside the highway. It was a landscape that no one else had much interest in looking at. Other than me.”

Lewis Baltz

Urban Mailboxes,” a 10.7″x16.13″ black and white “new landscape” image printed on hahnemule german etching paper using archival inks on a inkjet printer is now available at Saatchi Art in a limited edition run. read more