Charleston 2016 workshop series epilogue

Charleston 2016 workshop series epilogue We just finished our annual Charleston Creativity workshop series. Our Visual Artistry workshop followed by our software intensive Digital Edge workshop were both attended by great individuals, inquisitive and eager to learn....

South Dakota Badlands 2015, a 20 year journey.

We just got in from our 2015 South Dakota Badlands NP, Visual Artistry workshop. We love September in the Badlands and had a very talented and creative group for this trip. The temperatures this year were perfect, as were the conditions, which were widely variable. It...

B&W…..how do you know?

“How do you know when to convert an image to B&W,” is an often asked question at workshops, and my normal reply is, “I don’t know.” Although, basically true, this image made me aware of a thought process that I can share. As I was...

2015 Visual Artistry spring/summer updates

 After a long, hard winter, and ours wasn’t remotely as bad as further north, we are ready to head south to begin our 2015 Visual Artistry workshop season, conducting 2 consecutive workshops in Charleston, our perennial, and incredible “opening”...

our final 2014 X-Country excellent adventure!

  We hit the road for our final (of 3) cross country road trips to FotoClave in SF, then to Santa Fe for joint workshop with the great Bobbie Goodrich. I was the keynote speaker at FotoClave, which was a little daunting given the great landscape and wildlife...

Road Ramblings from the Badlands

Being a professional jazz musician for over 20 years before my photo career ( I still play, by the way ((drums), I tend to see numerous parallels between the two pursuits. Aside from the tools of the trade, the thought process or lack thereof and ways of not thinking...