When you're in a creative drought, just hit the road. Literally or virtually, you can juice your creative flow and find new ways of looking at old things.
Finding Satisfaction in the Last Shot on the Last Day
Being on the water in Maine taught me that the most unexpected things are the ones that bring lasting satisfaction.
When Every Angle Edges Up
When every angle leads up, you can't fight it. And your iPhone has a way of showing your eye where to go.
A Mirror Image Made Painterly
How I made a scene turn painterly with brushstrokes of color and light using a wobbly river for a canvas.
How To Frame A Photo For Effect
There's more than one way to frame a photo.
Is This Any Way To Have Fun?
Who wouldn't have fun at Austin's Big Rock Candy Mountain? Here are the delights that await on the annual Weird Homes Tour.
When The Narrow View Widens Out, It Becomes Universal
Building on our own experiences and emotions creates the truest art we can make.
While We’re On The Subject Of Details…
Your camera must always be ready to take in what your eyes can't. But since it helps to be ready at the right time, here are three tips.
What To Do When The Details Surround You
If you believe, as I do, that life is lived in the details, your camera must always be ready to take in what you can't.
A Lesson In Perspective
Some lessons apply equally well to photography and to life.
In A Wine State Of Mind
On a Friday evening, there's one ritual that's worth a thousand words, when pictured.
2015 Measured By What You Liked Best
Your favorite posts from 2015 about the creative process revealed a thing or two about you.
Tis The Season For The Gathering To Begin!
Gathering Christmas traditions, family, friends and good cheer: my wish for you.
15 Things Learned From 1440 Miles of Texas In Six Days
There are miles and miles of Texas that include bugs, glamour, bison and treasures, to name just a few things.
Commentary on Cranes and Their Creations
Travel back to the future of Austin, Texas—when the cranes came to build condos.
Making The Transition
Nature gives us a lesson daily, when the transition from day to night begins.
Think In Threes To Amp Up Your Photos
You don't have to be a math whiz when you're dividing by three to conquer your compositions.
Do Bad Things Always Come In Threes?
Here's evidence that good things come in threes, too.
That’s What I Like About Texas
When you get off the beaten path, Texas shows you its hidden treasures.