Think About What You Will Gain

In early 2013, my wife and I moved from Chicago to Milwaukee.  In doing so, we moved away from an underwater condo, lots of friends, and 2 steady well-paying jobs not really knowing what was going to happen.

Afternoon Bath


There are days – many days actually – as an artist where I can’t seem to find the inspiration to create and everything seems quite ordinary.  

Vintage Microphone Painted

Think (Again)

“Everything has been thought of before, but the problem is to think of it again.”
— Goethe

As a photographer and artist, I’m always trying new things, new techniques, and new equipment so I can continue to improve on what I have done and perhaps create something not done before. 

Snapshot to Photograph

Snapshot to Photograph

A lot goes into creating a photograph.   Certainly knowing your equipment inside and out, making sure your settings are correct for the subject, getting what needs to be in focus IN focus, are big parts of making a photo.  Then there is this from National Geographic photographer, Jim Richardson,

Cafe Winter Solstice


I had a recurring dream when I was a kid.
It was night.  I was totally alone in a small hilltop village square, cobblestones beneath my feet.