The Beginning


T he beginning. The very first time. I was traveling in New York City with a couple of friends. When we got to Times Square I started making a few pictures. One of those friends, a well thought of National Geographic photographer — a real one, not one of those who had the luck toContinue reading “The Beginning”

It Never Ends


L et’s be clear. Yesterday sucked. Again. What do I care about most since I consider it to be the foundation of everything else? The environment. What did The-Less-Than-Supreme-Court do yesterday? They shut down the EPA. The Environmental Protection Agency. What the hell are these faux judges trying to do? Some people say with allContinue reading “It Never Ends”

Golden Los Angeles


R esearch, research, research. As I dig through my archives I remember pictures that I forgot. I shot this picture for Lonely Planet, but not for their guidebooks. It was for their trade books which most people call coffee table books. I didn’t shoot the entire book, just a chapter or so. At the timeContinue reading “Golden Los Angeles”

About Friday


A s many of you know I schedule my posts in advance so I didn’t get to tell you what I think about yesterday’s Supreme Court decision and the one the day before. Near as I can tell they like guns and don’t like women. Before I write much further please know that we areContinue reading “About Friday”

Can I Borrow Some Time?


W hen I was doing stuff in Hong Kong I used to pass by housing estates like these almost every day. Estate is not used in the way that we use it in the west. In Hong Kong that just means a huge block of apartments, or flats as they are called in the BritishContinue reading “Can I Borrow Some Time?”

Everything Changes


E verything changes. Yes, it does. I was reading another blog called World Nomad News. Their magazine is called Get Lost at emag.getlostmagazine.com They are a much bigger than Storyteller. They usually suggest places to travel to and what to do when you get there. I think they publish monthly, mostly because the site isContinue reading “Everything Changes”

He Went To Paris


H e went to ParisLooking for answersTo questions that bothered him so He was impressive,Young and aggressive,Saving the world on his ownWarm summer breezesAnd french wines and cheesesPut his ambitions at bay Summers and wintersScattered like splintersAnd four or five years slipped away He went to EnglandPlayed the pianoAnd married an actress named KimThey hadContinue reading “He Went To Paris”

A Lot Of Places


W hat does it mean to travel? It means a lot of things to a lot of different people. Some do it to relax by a pool in some place other than where they live. Some travel to learn. Others go on safaris. Some travel to see famous places. Some travel to eat. Others travelContinue reading “A Lot Of Places”

The Blues


Blue Songs are like tattoosYou know I’ve been to sea beforeCrown and anchor meOr let me sail awayHey BlueAnd there is a song for youInk on a pinUnderneath the skinAn empty space to fill inWell there’re so many sinkingNow you’ve got to keep thinkingYou can make it thru these wavesAcid, booze, and assNeedles, guns, andContinue reading “The Blues”