Pinhole photography diptych

Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day 2017

Backyard Pinhole Photography: Diptych   –> Sunday, April 30, was Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day. Anyone who takes a pinhole photograph on WPPD can upload one image to their gallery which hosts over a thousand images from 53 countries. There is …

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Rosh Sillars @ SB3 Philly

        I’m sure many of you, like myself, started blogging with high hopes of  developing a large following of loyal readers. We started out enthusiastically, uploading our best photos and writing clever, insightful copy. We posted often …

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Thomas Werner speaking

ASMP SB3 Thomas Werner, “Finding The Right Gallery”

I was fortunate enough to be asked to be “Photographer of Record,” for the Philadelphia Strictly Business 3 seminar sponsored by The American Society of Media Photographers. I had covered SB2, Philly back in 2009. Some posts from that seminar …

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Photojournalist Dirck Halstead speaking

Dirck Halstead at University of the Arts

While Dirck Halstead has photographed more Time Magazine covers than any other photographer, he may be best know for his image of President Clinton and Monica Lewinski embracing. Dirck wasn’t the only photographer covering the event, but he was the …

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Mock magazine Cover "Vanity Fur"

Vanity Fur

This mock magazine cover was shot for The Mainline Animal Rescue. It is a parody of the December 1979 cover of Rolling Stone which featured Bette Midler. She had just starred in The Rose, a film loosely based on the …

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Through the viewfinder photography,

TTV Photography

Many photographers collect old cameras, myself included. I find them at flea markets, yard sales and thrift stores. I once bought an entire box full of them at a Salvation Army. I display my favorites on shelves in our dining …

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Honda engine,

Save Polaroid!

In February of this year Polaroid announced they would cease production of instant film, closing two plants and laying off 150 employees. No doubt in reaction to decreased sales, as digital has become the new instant photography. While Polaroid does …

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Three children depicting Magic Mirrors in school play.

The Magic Mirrors

My son Wynn, came home from school one day and asked if I would help him make his costume for the school play. I told him ”Sure,” and asked him “What are you suppose to be?” “A magic mirror” he …

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Sky Glider at sunset, Santa Cruz Boardwalk

Sky Glider, Santa Cruz Boardwalk

Here’s one from the archive. Taken at sunset at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk. My wife’s best friend from college, Pooz, had moved to California after graduation. They stayed in touch via telephone, emails and exchanged gifts on birthdays and for …

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 Carnival Game

Evil Clowns

It’s that time of year again. The days are getting warmer. The trees are growing back their leaves, the grass is green and flowers are blooming everywhere. Spring is definitely here! And so is the local carnival. My son Wynn, …

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