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August Blue in Green

Bolinas is under the surf (if the surf is the bank of rolling fog) that crashes in slow motion across our mesa, and looking out and around  from there is Blue in Green. But then the tides of light and heat and shadows change the colors a little, and the fog recedes back to the […]


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Anise

          Truman hated his own name. He felt that it was a betrayal and a sophomoric psychological hypocrisy  thought up by his parents in order to give him some false leg up in life. He felt like fodder for his clever friend’s wits, and that it was only a meager empathy […]


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Splash

indulging some inexplicable spontaneity, just before packing up (in near darkness) I opened the shutter and just swung the camera back and forth for a minute or so, letting the faint light smear around in slippery song.


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Russian Panoramic

In an Italian border town amidst a railway strike, we found ourselves disembarking the train into a village Flea Market. Just near the train station on a table filled with Soviet military watches and insignia, was a Soviet built panoramic swing lens film camera. These cameras have a lens that swings 180 degrees from left […]


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Mounted Aluminum Prints

Friends,  For the Holiday season I’m offering Photographs printed on aluminum. Thin, Super Light, High Gloss or Natural Metal Matte finish No need to frame, mounts on one nail or screw,  1/2inch from wall High resolution durable/washable surface Signed limited prints New technology, incredible depth, dimension, color and B&W, long lasting Works exceptionally well with […]


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Long Lenses

I have always  been attracted to wide angle lenses and the epic stories they tell. Imagine a carnival scene where everything from the hotdog vendors on your far right to the boy and grandfather right up close in front of you to the stuffed animal/whack-a-mole barkers  in the upper left  of the frame are all […]


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Dogpatch weekend

My friend John Borg has a business called Eco Imprints down in DogPatch. Everyday he looks out on the Shipyards and Waterfront of San Francisco. This shot is out his window.   I can tell that this rusted cracked paint interface between the steel of the ships, cranes and dry-docks and the salty blue of the […]


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