Step Ladder - In Praise of Play

In Ludens Veritas

I believe, assertively and profoundly, in play. So much I’m thinking about taglining my business with it.


Does Scene Create Style?

Will moving from the desert to the coast profoundly affect my architectural photography?

Evolution Bleed :: Stopped Down Studio

Evolution Bleed

Evolution bleed: the unrepeatable way the heart decides the art you’ll make.

The Face of Return :: Stopped Down Studio

The Face of Return

A year ago, I took an emergency trip to Rhode Island. In every measurable way, it jarred me.

Trump protests in Albuquerque

Trump Protests in Albuquerque

There were Trump protests in Albuquerque last night. After spending the day on my couch, flailing for freelance work to do, and trying to make any noise in my head, I heard about a vigil.

Seeing intentionally

Seeing Intentionally

I’m not exactly sure what seeing intentionally feels like, but I think I’m starting to.

On perspective // Stopped Down Studio

On Perspective

Perspective is funny that way, though. One of the functions of the artist is to draw lines between visible things, through invisible things. But the moment two points are visible, there lies perspective.

Finding the Undertown Near You

After years of writing my way to the undertown of my hometown, I’m trying to find it again, with my camera, in the city I’ve lived the last 11 years.

Learning to Love Myself: Mindy in her kitchen at Passover

Learning to Love Myself

Since I was about 10, when someone’s asked me how I’m doing, I felt obliged to lie politely.

Finding my style: Door

Finding My Style

I know worrying about my style is unnecessary energy. But fighting what you feel is just as bad.

Kori, at a Dig and Serve event

The Camera on My Back

When I leave my house these days, I have a camera on my back. It’s big, heavy, “serious” DSLR, usually with a big, serious, heavy lens on it. I like…

Strange return: Sleeping bar

Strange Return

When I got back to town, I saw something new. Okay, more different than new.