a visual journal and blog

Accidents will happen…

Accidents will happen… This is the first frame from a roll of film I shot with Ginger Paige about 8 or 9 days ago.  In the past couple years since I started shooting and processing my own film again, this is the second time I have had a first frame that was partially exposed.  The…

Dorothy Margaret Collie

Dorothy Margaret Collie I have had these moments over the past couple years where I have thought about deleting my Facebook account.  I have always hesitated to do it and just end up deactivating it when those feeling come up.  I have years and years of photos and memories archived on my Facebook account.  Today…

this shouldn’t need to be so fucking hard

this shouldn’t need to be so fucking hard I needed this shoot.  It has been a couple months since I have had my camera in my hand.  Check the previous blog post to maybe get some insight on why I haven’t been “able” to shoot lately. Any fucking way…. Lesley and I were supposed to…

That Post I Keep Talking About

That Post I Keep Talking About For the past 3 months (or possibly longer; I’ve honestly lost track of time), I have been writing and re-writing this blog post easily a million times now.  The first couple thousand drafts read like a pity party and a bunch of really lame as excuses. A couple people…

Revenge of the Radical

Revenge of the Radical This wasn’t supposed to be the next blog post originally.  For the past couple months, I have been jotting things down in my notebook and putting words together in my head that are now just a saved draft for that eventually blog post.  It was meant to be the first post…

seen things differently…

seen things differently… “The camera is a liar.  It shows everything, it shows nothing.  It reveals only what we want.  Often what we see is seen only from a window; moving past then gone.  One window.  My window.  If you’d been here, chances are you would have seen things differently.” -Anthony Bourdain   I can’t…

con·fi·dence

con·fi·dence con·fi·dence  (ˈkänfədəns) n.  1. a feeling of self-assurance arising from one’s appreciation of one’s own abilities or qualities. “she’s brimming with confidence” This word perfectly describes Noelle; and our subsequent shoot.  She carries herself in such a manner that you can’t help but notice the air of confidence she exudes.  It isn’t cockiness or arrogance; instead…