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The New Safe Confinement at Chernobyl was moved into position in November, but only now have I seen some videos of it. This...

The print of the month for March is "Das Ventile, Hatttingen, Germany"  Hattingen is a lovely little town on the Ruhr river in...

This month's print of the month is "Antenna, Chernobyl-2" Visiting this site in Ukraine was something I had dreamed of for years. The history...

One of the things that drew me to photography was the mix of the technical and artistic. I built my first large format...

In August 2014 I drove my 4Runner from Oakland California to Prudhoe Bay Alaska, 3,448 miles ONE WAY! On the way back I...

[vc_row][vc_column width='1/2']I'm a big fan of Kodak film and have used Kodak Tmax100 pretty much since the day it was released, but I...

My work from Chernobyl is featured in the B&W Magazine 2014 Portfolio Contest Winners. I am excited to be recognized by this fine...

I would like to invite everyone to my upcoming exhibit at Viewpoint Gallery in Sacramento California. This will be a collection of silver gelatin prints summarizing my industrial work over the last 10 years. I'm excited to see the prints up on the gallery wall!
rwilfordprintI have to admit I had some mixed feelings when I heard Ilford had introduced a new silver gelatin paper. Anytime someone messes with my artistic material I get concerned! The history of my favorite papers goes something like this: Oriental Seagull, kaput; Agfa Portriga Rapid, discontinued; Kodak PolyMax, discontinued; Forte Polywarmtone, gone. My current paper of choice is Ilford Multigrade and I have been very happy with it for a couple of years.
reactorassemblyAs 2013 comes to a close it’s the perfect time to look back over the year. Jim Goldstein does a blog project encouraging photographers to edit their top images for the year and post them, so here are my picks!