about me

The above background image was shot downtown Las Vegas on Fremont Street on well expired 35mm film with the Olympus XA compact camera.

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Hey Y'all

Thank you for  taking the time to dive a little deeper and find out a little bit more about me. And how I got "here."


"Here is a gallery in the Arts Factory in the Arts District downtown Las Vegas. I feel very fortunate to be 'here.' I am surrounded by images I have captured and printed and the creative energy here in the Arts District is electric and everywhere.

I have been here in Studio125 for over two years now. And yes I did start leasing here in June 2020 - March of this year was the official start of the pandemic. Challenging enough to give up a predictable paycheck to do something on your own. Another level to do it at the beginning of the COVID Pandemic.

I am here and I have increased the depth and breadth of my photographic images and, they  are getting consistently better.

So how did I start?

It all started with a Pony 135 35mm film camera in the 70's. Images commiserate with being shot by a ten year old with almost no experience.

College, Photo I & Photo II and two special topics. After that I took my 35 out occasionally and it wasn't until about 2017 that I decided that being an artist was what I really wanted/needed to do. I had added the Lumix GX8 with Leica glass to the two 35's two years earlier. Around that same time I picked up the currently nonfunctional Yashica-Mat. I have a number of nice images captured with that beautiful camera and in will get looked at professionally eventually. I have been shooting my Bronica and more recently acquired Rolleicord - both cameras give me images that send me over the moon! And more practically they, along with the Lumix give my  the ability to print images clearly to a least 40" x 50". To state the obvious, I shoot both digital and analog (film).

I almost forgot. I take instant print pictures too. Polaroid. Fuji Instax. Concluding, I like to produce prints of pictures I take in range from pretty small to pretty large.

I have an Epson SC600 that lets me print up to 13" wide. Matched up with Epson Fine Art and Photographic papers it produces really beautiful prints.

I also get really great prints from Cashman Photo when I go bigger.  

latest news

Go to my blog for the latest postings that are (mostly) photography.

I have also started a page called from my perspective. This will contain snippits of my life to date. You can find that page here.

People

Link to examples of 'people.'.

LensBaby Velvet 56

I get these really great images with the LensBaby Velvet on the Lumix. Examples here.

Black and White

Link to examples of my black and white work.