Gadiel asked me back to Santa Fe Honey Salón, to shoot more honey, wax, and the shop. As always, it’s a joy to hang out there.
There comes a time in our lives when our traditional cultures recognize, and begin to depend on us, as young adults. The quinceañera is a big one. It was my privilege to shoot yesterday, at Aimara’s induction into adulthood. The ceremony was held in church, and the party (naturally) at a local Shriners’ gathering hall. The ceremony […]
I got the delight of doing a product shoot with Gadiel at Santa Fe Honey Salón today.
I learned a lot this week, and I’m so grateful for all my educators, intended and not.
Every two years, the Southwest Shootout Regional Poetry Slam swings through Albuquerque. Sometimes it goes to Houston; sometimes to Flagstaff; sometimes to Dallas or Austin. 2016: Denver. I’ve worked on a few of them, sometimes contributing design, or bout managing. This year it’s my privilege to take photographs for it. Being it’s in my front […]
This year I finally swallowed my fear of nonbelonging, and attended Self Serve’s Pride parking lot cookout/parade station. Again, the camera gives me purpose. Purpose gives me peace. Peace emboldens me. I hope yours was a bold and purposeful Pride.
Here’s how it happened. I asked the Saltine Ramblers to be their photographer. The next gig I could make, they were playing a complete Neil Young album with Wildewood. In the Zuni Mountains of western New Mexico. Sure, I’ll do that. While I’m there I’ll shoot every band, and some of the festivities. Friday Wildewood & The Saltine Ramblers The Porter […]