Category: Photography

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

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What: A fun and experimental self-paced online course teaching you how to produce unique digital media with some of the easiest applications on the market Where: In the comfort of your own home through the screens of your devices When: On your own schedule through the workshop platform. The course is in development so you…

Look What is Going to Paris! (Graffiti Stickers)

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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

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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

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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…

Noah Purifoy-Junk Dada in Joshua Tree

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Southern California is world all of its own. As one of my favorite people says, they tilted the entire country west and shook the kooky ones down here. Kooky can have it charms, and there is an abundance of cool, wild, strange, surreal art down here created with great verve and passion. Noah Purifoy was one of…

Story Behind the Photo-Palm Springs Surreal Still Life

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Yesterday was a moment photographers dream of. A combination of elements came together creating a fascinating and unforgettable image. Over time I will share the stories behind some of these shots as they occur, honoring the Muse’s influence in setting up a scene that offered more than we ever could have imagined. February 5th, 2016 Palm…

iPhone Image Adventurer’s Experimental Mobile Photography Highlights-Week Two

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We are in the midst of the third session of the iPhone Image Adventures online mobile photography course and this group of curious explorers has been hitting it out of the ballpark. This is only week two of the six-week class but I just had to share some of their innovations to inspire your own creative…

Our 4th Anniversary-My Beloved Hipstamatic

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Four years ago today my life changed forever. My friend Sonya Lea had posted a glorious, moody, vintage looking photo of herself on Facebook and that one image brought me to a daily obsession that has yet to diminish. The level of experimentation available through the innovative iOS Hipstamatic photography app has made my iPhone…

Creativity Saved My Soul, Every Time

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Creativity saved my soul, every time.  That is my six word memoir, the distillation of my life’s meaning and purpose. I know that seems wild, that it could come down to six simple words, but when that phrase hit every cell in my body knew. I share this with you today because I am in a shakedown,…