Out There:  An Update

Out There: An Update

In June of 2014, the artists at the Sunny Arms, the building where I live and work in Seattle, started a long term pinhole photography  project exposing cameras from our windows for 90 day periods. The only parameter was the cameras had to be pointing out at the view...
Thoughts on Lensless Photography

Thoughts on Lensless Photography

It’s been two years since the Pinhole Project began and well over 2000 people have made an amazing array of long exposure images. Very,  very inspiring.  I intend to do a blog post on some of the images soon.   Bear with me while I...
For Dad and His Love of Photography

For Dad and His Love of Photography

My father passed away a month ago at the age of 95.  An avid amateur photographer, he lived through so many changes with photography and the cameras he owned, from an old Kodak box camera  to a small compact digital he used for the last years of his life.  He loved to...
Retrieval

Retrieval

I am happy to announce the retrieval of two long exposure pinhole cameras.  One was left out on a windy high place in the Olympic National Forest (for about eight months) and was  intact albeit face down on the ground when found.   The other, retrieved from under a...
Learning to See the Old Way

Learning to See the Old Way

Since I am both a teacher of photography  and a photographer  who is still learning to see, I’ve been thinking about film and digital and how learning to see with each method is so different.  Now some people believe that one cannot be taught how to see, that...