“Inspiration is highly overrated. If you sit around and wait for the clouds to part, it’s not liable to ever happen. More often than not, work is salvation.” –Chuck Close
“The human body has two ends on it: one to create with and one to sit on. Sometimes people get their ends reversed. When this happens they need a kick in the seat of the pants.” –Theodore Roosevelt
I spent this past weekend camping in Mirror Lake State Park near Lake Delton, Wisconsin. The leaves are changing but probably a week or two away from peak autumn color.
“I wondered to what extent people remained the same as they’d been when very young; if one peeled back the layers of living one would come to know the child.” –Dick Francis
This concrete and glass “tower” sits on the corner of Downer Avenue and Bellview Place on the East Side of Milwaukee. I’ve tried shooting this many times and have never really captured the shot I wanted.
These futuristic arches line a hallway in the Milwaukee Art Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Now, in reality, it is just one hall, not two. I mirrored the image to create the pair of arched hallways.
The Milwaukee County War Memorial Center looking east across Lake Michigan. Designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen
On the East Side of Milwaukee Wisconsin, on a bluff overlooking the waters of Lake Michigan, stands the Columbia St. Mary’s hospital complex.
I’ve been meaning to get down to shoot at the Central location of the Milwaukee Public Library for quite a long time. Today I finally did. And wow! It was mostly a scouting trip – I just brought my camera with my trusty 24-85 and shot hand-held – but a full day of shooting will be coming in… Continue reading The Milwaukee Public Library