Archive for November, 2014

Quick Updates

Quick Updates

Regarding the Rock and Roll call for entry, unfortunately I did not make it in. The juror, Paul Natkin, had a vision different from what I had submitted. I will be honest in saying that I was a little disappointed and that some of his selections left me scratching my head a little bit, but […]


Condensed Information

Condensed Information

I’m not going to bore with you a big long academic style artist statement.  But truth be told, it’s because I don’t have one at this point to describe this work.   But here’s a little bit of a breakdown… Sugimoto did a famous series in the 1970’s and 80’s whereby he set up his 8×10 […]


Sources

Sources

A big part of what I like to do regarding photography is to draw elements from other sources and work them into my own art.  This commonly goes by the name appropriation.  The subject itself can be a thorny one.  There are issues of originality (think Sherrie Levine) and also, even more importantly, issues of […]


Rock and Roll Work pt II

Rock and Roll Work pt II

The call for entry for the Rock and Roll show at the Minneapolis Photo Center has been answered.  I submitted a total of 6 images to this show.  In the end I chose 4 performance images, 1 of a stage set detail, and another of the equipment sitting on stage, waiting to be picked up.  […]


When It’s Not Your Best Side

When It's Not Your Best Side

Normally I would wait until I got home and had time to think about the images before I would even think of posting them.  This particular case, however, is one where I felt I needed to get it out.  I’m literally in my school’s lighting studio right now, posting this with my laptop on the […]


Rock and Roll Work

Rock and Roll Work

I know this rare burst of blog-writing productivity may come as a shock to some.  Every once in a while I decide something is worth sharing. I’m in the process of answering a call for entry to a show in Minneapolis that is all about rock and roll.  In fact, that’s the title of the […]