OA Gallery Book Signing

March 23rd, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM OA Gallery 101 A West Argonne, Kirkwood, Missouri Across from the Kirkwood Train Station Come out and meet me at this book signing event! OA currently has some of my Missouri images Read More …

A Bouquet for You

Each year around this time, my wife pots plants in plastic drink cups and takes them to work. She places a sign on them that says “Flowers for Valentine’s Day”. The plants usually disappear within an hour. She asks for Read More …

Studies in Infrared

I had been shooting some still life images recently. When I pulled the SD card from the camera to see what I’d gotten, I found a few frames that I’d shot back in October. At that time, I was primarily Read More …

In the Cruelest Beauty of Winter

The serenity of a silent snow is necessary for the rejuvenation of my spirit. It is a signal event in the list of storms. No hurricane or summer electrical storm or April shower can claim such irony. No other precipitation Read More …

The Noble Grape

Noble grapes are those used to make wine that retain their character wherever they are grown in the world. There are six (some say eighteen) and all, arguably, originate in France (another point of debate). They are Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Read More …

The Seasons Reexamined

During each time of the year, I’ve found a particular form of inspiration. In this blog, I explore that period from fall into early winter. The changing of leave,s of course, thrills us with color. Before the first snow when Read More …

Why Infrared?

I first saw infrared images in a photo magazine article in the 70s. I was so blown away, I wrote to the featured photographer and he wrote back! He was very generous and put me on the path while saving Read More …