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Featured Pinhole Photographer – May 2012


A San Diego based photographer, Chris Keeney,  contacted me a few months ago after seeing one of my pinhole images on the web. He was interested in featuring me on his pinhole website.  We chatted, I sent him some images and the next thing I knew, the feature was up!  After looking at some of the other artists Chris has featured over the years, I realized I was in good company with some whose work and books I have collected.  Martha Casanave,  Craig Barber,  Jessica Ferguson and Nancy Breslin and a few old friends such as Scott McMahon are there with me. Read more…



Santa Fe Photographic Workshops – Honorable Mention!


I was beyond excited when I received an email this week that I had been selected for an honorable mention in The Santa Fe Photographic Workshops Portraits competition.  Of the 3,743 submissions, 50 photographs were chosen to be part of a book PORTRAITS, an A&I Studios book, and be featured on Aline Smithson’s Lenscratch Blogzine.  Jurors Aline Smithson (Lenscratch) , Amber Terranova (Photo Editor, Photo District News), Andrew Smith (Owner, Andrew Smith Gallery), and Reid Callanan (Director, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops) reviewed this body of inspiring interpretations of a portrait. I was hoping to win the top prize of a free workshop with the likes of Keith Carter, Joyce Tenneson, Sam Abell and Joe McNally. I didn’t. Read more…