photographs

flowers

Scans from Prints 69

Datura and Passion Flower, Berkeley, 1987. Platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose paper (Van Gelder Simili Japon) from original 8×10 inch negative. My dear friend, and mentor-whose-mentorship-I-resisted, Ron Partridge, had a habit of gleaning ...

Scans from Prints 55

Dave’s Flower, Linlithgow, Scotland, 1988. Platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose paper (Fabriano 5) from original 8×10 negative (made for my dear friend, David Williams) “The last of winter, a hard grey lump of snow, blocked the ...

Scans from Prints 39

Orchids, Thanksgiving, Sewanee, TN. November, 2015. Platinum-palladium print on Reich CT Vellum from enlarged digital negative. [and more: Photographed with a Sony Alpha 7 r II, Zeiss Sonnar 150mm / f4 Hasselblad mount lens with an extension tube and ...

Another World

Luca, Kiran, Craig and the Star Wars Cupcake. Laurel Lake, NH. July, 2012.  We crave to bring the imagined into existence. Many artists have spoken of this in numerous ways, and all summed up with ‘making the invisible visible’. But it may be ...

hope

Onion Flowers, on Ron and Elizabeth Partridge’s Dining Table. Berkeley, CA. June 1987 Silver gelatin print  Listening to Barack Obama’s speech to Congress yesterday filled me with hope. But politics, like shadows, is all about illusion and ...

happy 91st birthday Ron!

Passion Flower, Berkeley, CA. 1986 platinum-palladium print, 8×10 in. My friend Ron Partridge turned 91 a few days ago. He celebrated by attending a reception / exhibition of his work at the Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA. I wish I could ...