I’m not really a big fireworks kind of guy. So, while I was thinking about what to post today, I came up with the idea of a collection of Americana pictures. So here we go.
When I take road trips, I sort of shape shift as I work. Sometimes I try to make pictures that are a little iconic. Sometimes I try to channel my best Ernst Haas. Sometimes I look for quirky subjects. These images are quirky. There is a little twist to them. Maybe there is a littleContinue reading “Quirky Western Pictures”
They say that US Route 50 is the loneliest road in America. It’s true. I’ve never driven all of it, but I’ve driven it from California to Utah and it can be pretty bleak. One of these days I might drive the whole thing. I guess that’s another thing for my bucket list which hasContinue reading “The Loneliest Road In America”
Pictures of the open road are supposed to signify a certain kind of happiness brought on by unlimited freedom. My reworking of the original frame may have actually brought on a sense of doom and foreboding. Danger ahead. Or, something like that. They say, that art is about the maker. Okay. They say meaning isContinue reading “The Open Road”
Then, there is this frame from the Red Rocks area of Utah. So many images to choose from for the Pathways show. Unfortunately, although you can’t really read the writing on the truck, it is Wal Mart trailer. They make enough profit without me accidentally creating some advertising for them. This particular image was madeContinue reading “One more…”
My new gallery’s next general exhibit is called Pathways. It is supposed to be a subject that takes you to a different place. It is not limited to Southwestern themes. One photographer is doing something from Australia’s Barrier Reef. I may use this image from Highway 50 in Nevada, or a I may use aContinue reading “Pathways”
There really aren’t any red canyons like the one in the image in New Mexico, but if you travel in Utah there are plenty. One of the kinds of compositions that I like to do when I can, is something small and man made contrasted against the hugeness and beauty of nature. That little, bittyContinue reading “Trucking”