Tore Bellis and I were scouting our next photo shoot location for an upcoming project. We ended up on this narrow paved road near the border of Oklahoma and Texas.
We passed mattresses which made me think of bed bugs. We passed piles of tires. Then we passed this recliner that had to be photographed for my ongoing Chair series. Continue reading Gently Used Furniture & Keystone Beer
Agatha never shies away from a dare. Last weekend she was challenged to sit on top of a cactus by her friends. “Piece of cake!” she said. Agatha wasn’t satisfied. She climbed fearlessly to the top of a second cactus … Continue reading Agatha and the Dare
William sits on a branch, trying to woo his beloved Etta with original poetry. Etta, on the other hand, is too focused on waving to the … Continue reading Poetry Recitations
I have the privilege of writing the last page of every issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery. The page is called “A Closer Look” and features my miniatures in unexpected settings – preferably related to machine embroidery. That, dear readers, … Continue reading Day Job: Miniatures
We approached Black Creek Lake. There was a fascinating tree hollowed out – it was just large enough for my ventriloquist’s doll Percival to pose for a photo… or maybe I could fit? I didn’t want to walk back to … Continue reading A little too close to nature
I’m finally launching a new photography series and considering how long I’ve been planning it—you’d think I’d have the title figured out. Working Titles: Sit on It! 1000 Smiles (or maybe a more reasonable goal: 100 Smiles) A Journey of … Continue reading A Journey of a Chair, Series 1