If the stars should appear

“If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God which had been shown! But every night come out these envoys of beauty, and light the universe with their admonishing smile.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson On Thanksgiving night last November, I sat for hours in a Wisconsin … Continue reading If the stars should appear

As Simple as a Conversation: #DoSomethingForNothing Today

“He’d chatted with the man before, but this time, as they talked, Coombes noticed his ragged, matted hair and thought a haircut might lift his spirits. ” Continue reading As Simple as a Conversation: #DoSomethingForNothing Today

A portal through which others can dream: Photography by Andrea Giandomenico

It was a pleasure to write about Italian photographer Andrea Giandomenico’s work recently for Street Photography Magazine. The moment I saw his striking images from rural Italy, I asked him for permission to propose a feature. The piece explores a different and more difficult type of street photography and the importance of capturing the spirit of a place and its people without being a disruptive … Continue reading A portal through which others can dream: Photography by Andrea Giandomenico

And the winners are…

It was truly an honor to be part of this great international event and meet award winning photographers from around the world again this year in Siena, Italy at the Siena International Photography Awards ceremony & festival. Congrats to all of the winners and kudos to the event organizers, including Luca Venturi and his team, as well as Master of Ceremonies Luca Bracali and event photographer Ernesto Mangone. Bravo! … Continue reading And the winners are…

Have Camera, will travel: Valérie Jardin’s Worldwide Photowalks

It was during a Valérie Jardin street photography workshop in Paris that I envisioned a bold new path for my life. Valérie continues to build a creative community based on an ethic of sharing, collaborating and learning, a philosophy I wholeheartedly embrace. I’m very pleased to share the launch of her new project to build a global network of free photo walks. Listen to her … Continue reading Have Camera, will travel: Valérie Jardin’s Worldwide Photowalks