Where in the World?

Today I’m introducing a new feature: “Where in the World?” showcasing images and photographers I follow around the globe. We can’t travel as much these days due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but we can appreciate one another’s views and home states, regions, etc. from afar. Would you like to be featured? Send 1-3 photos of your special corner of the world, along with a … Continue reading Where in the World?

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Book Review: “Street Photography Assignments: 75 Reasons to Hit the Streets and Learn” by Valerie Jardin

Valerie Jardin’s new book, “Street Photography Assignments: 75 Reasons to Hit the Streets and Learn” will bust your photography rut Continue reading Book Review: “Street Photography Assignments: 75 Reasons to Hit the Streets and Learn” by Valerie Jardin

Keep Dreaming: Inspiration from a friend across the world

A few years ago, I met Hamzeh Mohammad Hosseini a young award-winning Iranian photographer who has become a dear friend. I admire his work, passion, intellect, creativity, curiosity, and of course, friendship & opportunity for cultural exchange. Although this world is immense and our everyday lives and experiences as global citizens so far apart, we all walk together upon the same threads of the human … Continue reading Keep Dreaming: Inspiration from a friend across the world

Time, Travel & The Poetry of Things

On a trip to the Southwest Washington coast last spring, I got up at dawn to take photographs. Fog rolled in and “ruined” the light but with writing, just like photography, nothing is ever really ruined. You just have to be like a crow, picking up every shiny thing, turning it over and over for measure & finding the right place for it in your … Continue reading Time, Travel & The Poetry of Things

Honoring Nature

Today, in honor of #optoutside, here’s a look at winning photography announced recently, including winners of the British Ecological Society photography competition just revealed yesterday — incredible images made by ecologists and students. In October, Wildlife of Photographer of the Year announced its winners. Congrats to all! Ecological awareness is an important key to the future healing and success of our planet. Continue reading Honoring Nature