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Moon shadows. Sun shadows. Street light shadows. All it takes is a point light source that reveals the world to our eyes, while casting into shade those places not illuminated. The light examines, while the shadows add mystery. And definition. And design. I have worked extensively with shadows as a compositional tool during the last few years, and here I present some of my favorite photographs from this era of my life…. Read More

Life is our own personal version of the Pacific Crest Trail, filled with adventures on a long and wandering route through space and time.

In Central Michigan, there is an Amish community that harkens back to America’s 19th Century, where horse-drawn buggies share the roads with Chevrolets, and life takes on traditional rhythms.

Photographing Bristlecone Pines using the technique called “painting with light.” This took place in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest within Inyo National Forest, White Mountains, California, USA

California’s Bodie State Historic Park preserves an old gold mining town in a state of “arrested decay.” Near the Nevada border and east of the Sierra, Bodie presents a slice of the old west.

The “Oregon Outback” in the high desert south of Burns is among the most remote areas of America, where ranching traditions of the Old West are kept alive.