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The Moon as a Light Source

Joshua Tree Series

“Moonrise over Hernandez, New Mexico” by Ansel Adams is a great example of this. I find it very powerful to stand alone in the middle of the night surrounded by Joshua Trees and their ghostly moonlight shadows. It gets really cold in winter but that’s the best time to shoot because the skies are super clear. One […]

The Crushing Weight of Love


In 2010, I shot this vertical panel of the “Love Locks” on the “Pont des Arts” in Paris. At that time, only a few locks were there. Please read what is happening now: (Quoted from Daniel Stone / National Geographic) “In a city where it has known no bounds, love now has a weight limit. Shortly after 5 p.m. […]

Peter Turnley

Turnley Paris

20 years ago, I had the chance to meet Peter Turnley, one of the most talented American photojournalists. Peter has photographed most of the world’s conflicts over the last decade including the Gulf War in 1991, the Balkans (Bosnia), Somalia, Rwanda, South Africa, Chechnya, Haiti, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Indonesia, Afghanistan, Kosovo, the war in Iraq-2003, […]

You’re Invited to “Emerged at Alpha Venice”


I’m excited to be a part of a special event, Emerged  at Alpha Venice. It’s coinciding with the wonderful Venice Art Crawl and will be featuring my work alongside artists Devin True, Carol Dequech, Matthew Lewis, Paul Ulukpo, Constance Brantley, and Priscilla Witte. If you’re in (or near) Venice on Thursday, June 19th, be sure to stop by, there’s no cover charge and you’ll be in […]

Designer Showcase: François Langin

Door Insert

I just finished working on a new design project with Laguna Beach based designer François Langin. This door panel insert is a semi-gloss waterproof coated print and mounted on a 1/4″ plywood. The size is 73″x19″ and fits perfectly inside the door. The door  panel used one of my vertical images — have a look at what’s available, use your creativity […]

IrisWork Featured on Firecracker


There’s a really cool new online marketplace that just launched called Firecracker. It’s all about discovering great American-made goods and the stories of the artisans who make them. And wouldn’t you know, I’m the first artisan featured in their new “In Depth” series! In their words: “Everything we sell has a story behind it. And […]