Monthly Archives: August 2010

Strugis, SD 2010 - American Biker Project

Every year in August Sturgis South Dakota has it’s annual Sturgis Bike Rally. This year was the 70th. I couple years ago I started series of black and white portraits entitled The American Biker Project. I drove around to a … Continue reading

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Great Salt Lake in Black and White

This past weekend my wife and I drove out to Antelope Island in the Great Salt Lake to take some black and white landscape photographs. We got there just in time for the sun to set. It was pretty dang … Continue reading

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Utah Lake - Black and White Landscapes

A good friend of mine, Travis Lovell and I have been photographing Utah Lake for a number of years. It’s such a beautiful lake and often gets snubbed. One day we hope to put together a book (a long with … Continue reading

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Chicago - Black and White Architectural Photographs

A few years ago I took a few black and white photographs of buildings in Chicago. I made the exposure with my Hasselblad 500cm using Tmax film. One of my favorite photographs was taken in Chicago. I’ll post it tomorrow.

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Skipper of the Misty-Ann | Black and White Portraits

Last year my wife and I drove along the Norther California coast to enjoy the better half of the state and take some black and white photos. We stopped in a number of small towns including Cresent City. There was a … Continue reading

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Muir Woods - Large Format Black and White Landscape

 I took this black and white photograph 2 years ago at the Redwood National Forest - Muir Woods. I shot it with my Shen Hao 4×5 camera using Kodak TMax 100 film.

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Film Format, A Compositional Technique

Black and white panoramic photograph - Antelope Island - Shot with my Shen Hao 4×5 camera with a 6×17 back. As photographers work on improving their compostion, I have found that there is one tool that is frequently under-explored. The … Continue reading

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Photography and the Simple Composition

For some reason I am drawn to 2 film formats: square and panoramic. The square format is so simple and uniform. I find when photographing with my Hasselblad which is a 6x6cm format, I compose the images differently. I very … Continue reading

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Black and White and Why

I’ve been asked a couple times why do I shoot only Black and White film? It’s a question that I’ve thought about a number of times and have concluded a few responses. One of the foremost reasons is that I … Continue reading

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The Degradation of Art

Everyday as I walk down the hall to my office at work, I pass two images hanging on the wall. Those two images are passed by me and my co-workers hundreds of times a week as we scurry about getting … Continue reading

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