If you have already welcomed a copy of Signs of Life into your own life, you know what this experience feels like. If not, grab a fresh cup of coffee and enjoy this look at the book. To purchase your own copy, please visit the store....
There is a block of woods in the Winston-Salem warehouse district. I call it the fairy woods. On this particular afternoon the light was blasting through there beautifully. This image is from an 8×10 paper negative. Paper negatives at this size record tons of detail and this image is one you could walk into...."Size matters"Continue reading
French sculptor Paul-Albert Bartholomé (1848-1928) on the (then) current mania for “artistic” manipulation in photography: I am irritated by most of the photographs in which the authors have intervened to create works that are no longer photographs and are not drawings. They suggest to me only imperfect imitations of etchings or reproductions of paintings...."Bartholomé on photography"Continue reading
All of these photographs were found in the course of other activities. None of it is set up. The world is endlessly giving. All you have to do is pay attention. Signs of Life has the heart of a zine and the jacket of a library book. Here, I (mis)use digital printing technology to..."Signs of Life"Continue reading