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Tree of Life
30 Oct 2018
When I was seven, my family moved from Charleston, West Virginia to Western Pennsylvania. My parents are both from midwestern states and, following my father’s work, they wound their way from Iowa and Illinois to Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. I was born in Cleveland, Ohio, but we moved away…
Ah, Paris…you get me every time…
22 Oct 2018
Many places in the world have interesting light. From the blindingly bright white light of central Italy in high summer to the low, slanted light of a Norwegian winter; Or from the sluggish light of Hong Kong to, well, California. Paris, however, is special. There is a way that the…
Photokina 2018 — Thoughts and Musings
22 Oct 2018
And we’re back…
After too long of a delay, PICTURE THIS has returned.
I spent a day at the Cologne Messe for Photokina 2018. It was not a very pleasant experience.
This was my third Photokina, the first being in 2012 and the second in 2016. Continuing a trend from…
The Ricoh GR II: Electric Boogaloo…?
18 Jun 2015
The GR series of film cameras was produced by Ricoh from the mid-90s until 2001. The GR1 was a revolutionary camera — Ricoh paired a point-and-shoot sized camera body with a fast, high-quality 28mm lens and a lot of cool features like fixed (i.e. snap) focusing, a small but powerful…
An Afternoon at Camp Nou
14 Jun 2015
In May 2015, I had the opportunity to visit Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. For the uninitiated, Camp Nou is one of the largest sports arenas in the world and the home stadium of FC Barcelona — widely regarded as the best professional football (soccer) club in the world.