There But Back Again

There But Back Again

As you may or may not know, Paul and I just got back from vacation.  From outsider’s perspective it might seem that we take a lot of them, but the reality isn’t quite so rosy.  I travel a lot for work (like a LOT A LOT) and due to that he can travel for free …

2017 and what not.

2017 and what not.

I’m typically not a New Year’s resolution kinda guy. I don’t typically wait until a specific time of the year to set my goals and announce them to the world- seems artificially constrictive to me. That being said I do have some goals to set for once and it’s the start of a new year …

My Precious

My Precious

Working on photography processing tonight and I look up to see this photo hanging on my wall .. I can honestly say this is one of the top 3 pictures I’ve ever taken.  I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of looking at it.

Where in the world is Mike?

Where in the world is Mike?

Well I’m in San Francisco, obviously.   Or perhaps not so obviously?  We travel around a lot so it can be hard to say where we are on any given Sunday.  Today though?  I’m sitting at my desk, Cat firmly ensconced in my lap with a stunning view of our high rise neighborhood behind my …

Why do I take so many damn pictures?

Why do I take so many damn pictures?

Good question! Glad no one asked. It’s definitely not to make money. It’s easy to assume that no one can make money as a photographer anymore with the proliferation of tools that lower the bar of entry, but photography has almost never been about the technical prowess of the photographer.  Instead it’s about telling a story …

Books Odds ‘n Ends

Reading has been an integral part of my life as far back as I can remember. Part of the reason I did so well in school was due to the fact I read at a higher level than the other students. I was reading Dean Koontz in the 4rd grade, and Jean Auel by the 5th.