Category Archives: black and white

HORIZONTAL OCTOPUS TREE

Most “octopus” trees that I encountered, are Sitka Spruce trees that are growing atop a stump of a logged tree. Here in the coastal environs of northern California and southern Oregon the stumps are usually redwood or spruce. In my … Continue reading

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HUMBOLDT MACHINE WORKS, 2010

When I took this photograph the business had already closed its doors, and soon it was to receive a makeover. I have not gone back to photograph it as it is now. I think the morning light (or is it … Continue reading

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MAD RIVER FERRY HOUSE

I do not recall where I got the information that this place was known as the “Mad River Ferry House”, but I think it was a good source. This is a good example of the work that I was doing … Continue reading

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OTHER THEMES AND PROJECTS

I initiated a self-directed project to document the business districts of both Arcata and Eureka. I often photographed in the early morning pre dawn light. I started this in 2010, and have worked on it through to the present time. … Continue reading

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A FEW MORE THOUGHTS ON MY PHOTOGRAPHIC LEARNING CURVE

CALUMET SAYS HOWDY, Las Vegas, NM May 2010. I returned to Santa Fe in the spring of 2010 for a several week long stay that I called my Santa Fe meditation. I spent most of that time by myself and … Continue reading

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NORTH JETTY NUMBER 47

From my recent postings, I sense the development of a theme that is based on my evolution as a so called fine art photographer. That evolution includes a certain amount of technical learning: both of trying to become familiar with … Continue reading

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PECOS NEW MEXICO 2007

In 2007 I had the opportunity to photograph at the Pecos National Historic Park. This was about the time that I started to take digital photography seriously. I no longer had a darkroom, and had sold off most of my … Continue reading

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VINTAGE HUMBOLDT TRAINS:

THE EUREKA SOUTHERN RAILROAD Central California Traction number 70 at Eureka CA c.1992. I think this locomotive was purchased from CCT for use by the Eureka Southern Railroad (former Northwestern Pacific Railroad). Sadly this unit was ultimately trashed and bashed … Continue reading

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FIRST PLACE AT THE HUMBOLDT PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

Westerdam 01

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SP 4449 at Sacramento 1991.

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