Mel Rolleri’s NYC: We The People

I had the great honor of interviewing renowned street photographer Mary Ellen “Mel” Rolleri recently for WorldWide Magazine, published by Siena International Photography Awards “SIPA.” Mel tirelessly documents protests, parades and everyday scenes from the streets of New York City. Thank you to Mel for sharing her thoughts and stunning images. As the Greek saying goes, “If it were not for hope, the heart would … Continue reading Mel Rolleri’s NYC: We The People

Worldwide Inspiration: On Photography with Roie Galitz

Today’s Inspiration: Roie Galitz – “Challenge Yourself to the Extreme” Continue reading Worldwide Inspiration: On Photography with Roie Galitz

Lighthouses & Lifting Fog

Yesterday was full of exploring and note-taking all along Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula, from lighthouse walks to a visit to the World Kite Museum (home of the Washington State International Kite Festival) near the Long Beach boardwalk, craft brew tasting at my friends Erik & Michelle’s amazing North Jetty Brewing, a rich meal of fresh-caught halibut prepared by top chef Michael Lalewicz at The Depot … Continue reading Lighthouses & Lifting Fog

Ocean in View!

Sometimes the best adventures are close to home. This weekend, I’m headed to beautiful Long Beach Peninsula in Southwest Washington state (my home state), where American explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark saw the Pacific Ocean for the first time at Station Camp. “In November of 1805, the U.S. Corps of Volunteers for Northwest Discovery, led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, reached the mouth … Continue reading Ocean in View!

At the Center of Things

“My foot slips on a narrow ledge; in that split second, as needles of fear pierce heart and temples, eternity intersects with present time. Thought and action are not different, and stone, air, ice, sun, fear, and self are one. What is exhilarating is to extend this acute awareness into ordinary moments, in the moment-by-moment experiencing of the lammergeier and the wolf, which, finding themselves … Continue reading At the Center of Things