“I have come to understand that the act of recording, be it the written word, image, sound or video is an important and valuable thing in itself. I have gigabytes of still pictures and I don’t regret shooting a single one. I only regret the pictures I didn’t take and the journal entries I was too busy to write. The funny thing about my mind is that I’m really pretty smart when it comes to understanding things, but my memory isn’t worth a damn. If I don’t shoot a picture, jot down a journal entry or something, I lose it…”
This is a collection of my recent creative work in writing, photography and graphic art. I hope you enjoy it.
Topics: Singular Vision, Remembering and Recording, Dying, Mt. Carmel, Doug’s Spurs, Inner Fires, I want to go moose hunting with Sarah Palin, Heaven Bends Close, Thinking about the Beats, Art, Graphics, Photography, Poetry
This is an experimental set shot at Gardencourt in Louisville. Gardencourt was the mansion of a couple of spinster sisters of the Norton family. It now belongs to Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, my alma mater. This set is experimental in that, with the exception of the pix of me and the apple blossoms which were shot on the D70, the rest were shot on the Nikon D7000, but with an antique Nikkor 24mm f/2.8 lens, one of my all-time favorites. The D7000 lets you set up “profiles” for old lenses so it meters them and even gives you focus assist in the viewfinder. Love this camera. Click on the pictures for a larger view.
The Garden of Reflection
Close-up of the pool
The wedding party that was wandering around
The wedding photographer – am I ninja or what…
The portico again, different effect
Marian in the colonnade
I don’t know what you call these things
Marian’s wonderful apple blossom shot