As a photographer who paints, and a painter who photographs, there’s a challenge and a risk I’m often faced with: Print, or Paint?
“Remember the Alamo!” If you’re leading a charge against a conquering army with but a ragtag rebel force, you can rally your troops with this trusty, time-tested cry. Remember the […]
My image library is overflowing with photographs of abandoned places. They are evocative. They provoke my storytelling curiosity.
Is the Frost Bank Tower stalking you? It follows you all around downtown Austin and appears magically in this series of photos of downtown Austin.
Some of Austin’s towers are getting pretty overtowering, but locally-owned Halcyon is holding its own against Austin’s first real tower, the Frost Bank Tower. Downtown Coffee Shop, Bar & Lounge, […]
We think of barriers quite literally, as physical obstacles in our paths. But barriers can be much more debilitating to our creativity when we impose them upon ourselves. “As long […]
Light meets design makes shadow creates pattern bathes piano attracts musician rides bike brings color makes music becomes art = pairings, unexpected . . . “Creativity is that marvelous capacity […]
How can you pass by an intriguing window or door by without making note, or making a picture? There’s a story to be told behind them . . . Doors […]
Juxtaposition is Austin’s middle name these days, and figures prominently in my Vanishing Austin series as the most striking way to show our recent urban history.
It’s time for end-of-year portfolio assessments. First up: the giant wrecking ball that’s been tormenting Austin.
What a city of contradictions is Austin. Old butts up against the new, old is lamented when exchanged for new. But the juxtapositions are a photographer’s dream.
— Found: An oft-painted warehouse wall, pitted, cracking, alive with color. Lost: The desire for perfection. “Perfectionism means that you try not to leave so much mess to clean up. But […]
It takes a whole lotta cranes to hoist up a new Marriott in downtown Austin, where change is changing faster than you can say change. The upcoming architecture at 2nd […]
In 2004, there was architectural eye candy everywhere you looked in Austin.
What could be tastier on Mondays than 2 for 1 Burgers at The Elite Cafe in Waco, Texas? Serving an elite road food clientele, including Private Elvis Presley, along the Waco Circle since 1941.