Category: Hipstamatic

Ansel Adams’ Most Famous Photograph: Moonrise over Hernandez Today

A couple of years ago I was fortunate to attend a tour through the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum with a geologist who took us to many of the locations that she painted in Abiquiu, NM. On the bus ride towards her holy land the geologist mentioned that Ansel Adams had taken his most famous photograph, Moonrise…

Mother Mary Cemented In: New Mexico Cemeteries Part 3

How does it get any better than this, brilliant beaming New Mexico skies, ravens chattering away, and the absolute perfection of the imperfection in the Ojo Caliente cemetery? This is my third blog post on New Mexico cemeteries, and there were a few new finds today, including multiple Mother Mary forms cemented into the hand-made headstones…

Eclipse Road Trip Day 1: Rock-A-Hula Abandoned Water Park Covered in Graffiti

Life is so grand. Day one of the Great American Eclipse road trip to Trinity Hot Springs started off with a bang. Headed out at 5am to beat the Mojave Desert heat and spent the morning  #Luciagraffiti stickering and photographing the abandoned porn Rock-A-Hula waterpark between Barstow and Las Vegas, NV. 1980s theme park covered in…

Learn How to Take the Most Innovative and Experimental Mobile Images and Videos-Easily

I have found creative processes have their cycles. At certain times I have been enthralled with collage, or watercolors, or monotype printing, or Photo Booth pictures, or mixed-media sculptures, sometimes bouncing between multiple materials at the same time. And then there are the ones that completely take you over and you only do those for…

EVENT: Creative Digital Collage: Learn the Most Innovative Photo, Font, and Video Apps Online Workshop

What: A fun and experimental self-paced online course teaching you how to produce unique digital media with some of the easiest and most innovative apps on the market. Where: In the comfort of your own world through the screens of your devices. When: On your own schedule through the workshop platform. Who: This series is…

Look What is Going to Paris! (Graffiti Stickers)

Valentine’s Day is one of my least favorite holidays. I think it is totally contrived and glorifies the cult of the couple when we get love from so many more places. So today I am celebrating all of the love that surrounds this Lucia Land from all of the people who inspire me daily. My…

Palm Springs Art Museum ACE Awards Ceremony

What a wonderful evening celebrating local art at the Palm Springs Art Museum. This years ACE exhibition by the museum’s Artists Council was a vibrant mix of mediums with a special honoring of Peggy Vermeer for her decades of dedication to expanding access to creativity throughout the Coachella Valley. My photograph Greetings from Palm Springs…

Bondage Angels and Disintegrating Saints-New Mexico’s Wild Cemeteries

New Mexico in October may be as close to heaven as we will ever get. The light and colors, the earth and the sky all conspiring to blow your mind with its vast, mysterious beauty. This is my third post about the gaudy and glorious cemeteries here and I hope you enjoy the riotous devotion…