My my my, May May May, you've long been my favorite month and this time you certainly did not disappoint.
It was not as nice for the poor folks of Moore, Oklahoma. And the giant twister that ripped a line through that city. Listening to the news reports, I found myself mesmerized by the tragedy; and how a tragedy in the center of the country was consumed by the rest of the country... And I made a photograph about that (which includes a soundtrack, if you take a look and listen here):
A trash can in a park overflowing with bags of dog waste after a long weekend:
This one is from last autumn, but I just got around to scanning it:
I've been shooting a lot of medium format lately, and thinking about shooting even more. This summer I'll be traveling with just a digital camera and a medium format camera; my first time in a long while not dragging a large format monster around with me. I'm not sure what I'm doing with it yet, which is a lovely feeling. Taking a break from working in typologies. Sometimes when I'm composing squares, I go back to my photographic roots, especially when photographing vines and forests:
I took a lot of landscapes while in transit, moving landscapes...
He has very bad allergies that make many Baltimore residents nervous...
Michelle got married...
Make way for goslings... Driving and photographing with a 400mm lens is tough work, and Matt says people aren't meant to multi-task:
What I saw while everyone else was looking up:
Glowing tree after a night in the darkroom...
I got a pinhole lens for my digital camera, which has been amusing...
And the pinhole even resulted in a self-portrait, because I look better when blurry:
Matches dangling off the table in the morning, from last night's cigarette:
Conor and Katelyn moved north, right when I'm about to move south, like U-Hauls crossing in the night...
Medium format rejects:
School's out for summer!