Cowboy, Aruba

Artistic Refreshments

Being Italian and Polish, it usually takes me twice as long as the average person to learn new techniques. Notice I didn’t say completely learned; just to begin to be learned. One of the main goals of this blog is to have a place I can document my successes and my failures so that I […]

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Quality Time With Someone Special

Have you ever been lucky enough to not only meet your idol, but actually spend some quality time with him? Such was the case when I was in Maine, for a one-on-one private workshop with my mentor, John Paul Caponigro (JP), and had the privilege and honor to chat with his dad, Paul. Regrettably, I […]

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Learned Something New

Recently, I tried out my new extension tubes for some macro shooting practice. I really have not done much yet with this type of shooting. Frankly, there is quite a lot of technique to learn and especially practice in order to get this right. If you have never done this before, below are a couple […]

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Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia

My new book: Arrangements

The ingenious design of the Sydney Opera House by architect Jorn Utzon has been the creative source of inspiration for many artists since it was opened to the public in 1973. My wife and I toured this world-class marvel in 2010. Like many artists before me, I, too, have been inspired creatively by this World […]

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Another Good Read

The article below is a good read with food for thought. It is well written and a refresher that I think we all need to be reminded of, from time to time. Thanks Jim Graham! The Photography Teacher Nobody Wants

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