Chernobyl- Crane Reflection

Chernobyl- Crane Reflection

My guide and translator was off to try and climb the Duga antenna so I was alone with our government escort. His main instruction was “no climbing” which is a shame because some of the cranes in the harbor had some very interesting cockpits. When I arrived...
Annual Spider Awards Nominee

Annual Spider Awards Nominee

Three of my photographs, Hope, Onacho and When I Light a Torch, were nominees in the fine art category of the annual Black & White Spider Awards. I definitely appreciate the nominee and Spider’s work in promoting photography as an art form. You can view all...
New Safe Confinement

New Safe Confinement

The New Safe Confinement at Chernobyl was moved into position in November, but only now have I seen some videos of it. This one is pretty epic with a lot of good timelapses. The NSC is an engineering marvel, I’m really surprised we don’t hear more about...
March POM- das Ventile

March POM- das Ventile

The print of the month for March is “Das Ventile, Hatttingen, Germany”  Hattingen is a lovely little town on the Ruhr river in western Germany. It is certainly worth a visit to see the old timber houses and original city wall, but that is not what brought...
Duga Antenna

Duga Antenna

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 of the Russian woodpecker is a Cold War legend that I remember hearing about as a kid. The complex itself is...
Down the Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole

One of the things that drew me to photography was the mix of the technical and artistic. I built my first large format camera, built numerous darkrooms, developed my own film, studied the zone system etc. However, I’ve always been concerned about spending so...