Over the years, the view from my desk does not change much.
I have built up a collection of images over the past few months. Everything from weekend hikes in the Pioneer Valley, a trip to the Jersey Shore, the Boston MFA, to a long weekend in Kentucky. Here are a few of my favorites..
Some new images over the past few months.
For the past three years, my family and I have been spending a week camping on the coast of Maine at a small, out of the way campground called Hermit Island. It has rugged coastline hikes, sandy beaches, amazing sunsets and a charm that seems from another era. Here are a few images from a week without internet and cell phones. A few miles away is also the Popham Civil War Fort.
A few highlights from my visit to Wisconsin - Summer 2018
Once a year, or so, I make a pilgrimage to northeastern Wisconsin to visit family and friends. Another trip is coming up next week. Here are some favorites from past trips...
Feels like yesterday, but it was ten years ago. Favorite images from 2008…Read More
I feel most comfortable when I have a camera within reach. Even if I am not taking pictures, there are always a few on my desk or in my truck. There are many on my shelves in my office. Some work, some do not, some I have used, some I still use, some are toys, and many are given to me. I have become a wayword home for lost cameras. A no kill shelter for photgraphic equipment. I enjoy thinking about what they may have seen. The importance of bringing a camera to an event or trip has now been bestowed upon the phone. Boxes of cameras can be found at flea markets and tag sales. Three simple factors are brought together throuh one machine and used in conjuction to record or create a feeling or memory. I fiddle with the apertures, randomly advance levers, and trip shutters at various speeds. It is soothing and comforting for me.
Some favorite panoramas from over the years...
I am not sure why I have been drawn to these objects over the years. They can be simple or complex compositions. They always seem to have great line and form while cast interesting shadows. They seem to be everywhere yet go unnoticed.
Over the years we have had three places that we have called home. The spaces may change, but the images feel similar.
After 12 years of wandering this campus, here are some of my favorite images...