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The image above is the cover of my new book. After two years shooting in Huntington Beach, I will finish early this summer when the layout of photographs for the book begins. I have covered most of the lifestyles within the city but plan to include another 12 photograp...

This is a Walker Evans photograph taken in the winter of 1938 as he rode the New York subways.Take some time to read the text, if you can, as I believe the work of this photographer and his friend the great american writer, James Agee can help us deal with the America...

So, you're twenty, thirty, maybe forty years old and you hear the old folks talking about the "Good Old Days".

You think, yeah, they're always talking about the good old days.

But what if it was that rare time in America when our hopes and dreams could actually be realiz...

I took this photograph in Beijing, China a few years ago and I saw it again on the news last week. Everything looked exactly as it did when I was there. The buildings, fences, signs, etc. are centered, lined up, controlled. Behind me were several hundred people scurryi...

I have a rule to only place current work on my blog but as the saying goes: "Rules are made to be broken". I'm posting a photograph from 2004 that may resonate with some people, especially today.

On a road trip through Arizona I passed by these teepees on Route 66. I had never seen them for real but they were a big part of my childhood memories of the American Southwest. In posters they always had the old cars from the 50's parked out front. After a quick u-tur...

I recently traveled to Massachusetts and came across this city park. It attracted my attention because it is the smallest park I have ever seen in my life. It's about five feet deep and twenty feet long which makes it about four times longer than the sign on the wall....

I love little baby ducks, old pick-up trucks, slow-moving trains, and rain.
I love little country streams, sleep without dreams, Sunday school in May,
And hay.

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Without a doubt, this is the most artistic men's room that I have ever visited in my life. Spain has a long history in the arts of every kind but I did not expect art in this context. It should have been signed, yes? It's in the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain. 

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