Fashion / Something About Mary
In school, I was always the kid goofing off in the corner. As an adult photographing fashion ...... I'm still the kid goofing off in the corner.
I've been known to dream my photographs before I shoot them. This is one of those.
It was a windy day, a stormy day, a dark day, a good day.
Fourth Of July
Some Americans know what the 4th of July is really about, but for many it's really just fireworks and mattress sales, like Christmas without Santa Claus.
My camera get's me invited to a lot of places I otherwise wouldn't get to go.
"The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery." Francis Bacon
End of day is a wonderful time for crafting subject and light.
Moff The Wood Nymph
Woman Of The Farm
On the farm your dog is not only a constant companion... he's your co-worker too.
The Remarkable Mr. Morris
I want to see things that nobody else sees. I want to make images that nobody else makes.
Portrait of Man In Loincloth
"You don't have to sort of enhance reality. There is nothing stranger than truth." Annie Leibovitz
Sometimes a portrait is like poetry, full of thought and emotion but trading words for light.
"We think of first love as sweet and valuable, a blessed if hazardous condition." Roger Ebert
Young Woman in a Pink Fuzzy Hat
There's great joy in taking photos that you can't understand.
"If God had wanted us to parade around in the nude, we would have been born that way!" Oscar Wilde
"I'm not strange, weird, off, nor crazy. My reality is just different from yours." Lewis Carroll
"I promise to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight." For myself .... I figure zero out of three ain't bad.
Mother Of The Bride
"Marriage is such a wonderful institution.... but who wants to live in an institution?" Groucho Marx
With camera in hand, I'm a tourist in the land of humans. Billions of reasons never to get bored.
Young Miss Havisham
"All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream." Edgar Allan Poe
When I asked why she was "packin heat" she said, "Well it's TEXAS isn't it?" Springfield XD-9 / Caliber 9mm
"Better safe than sorry." That's what she told me. Springfield XDM / .40 Caliber
Kim - Pasadena, Texas
I know gas stations can be very dangerous. They get robbed in my town weekly.
"It's not a real gun, it's a pellet rifle. I just like the way it looks and feels... it's cool." Army M4 Airsoft / .177 Caliber
Don't Show My Face
Even though the "open carry" laws are active in Texas, many participants are reticent to pose with their weapons in public spaces.
Have A Nice Flight
"You can't have a mid-life crisis in the airline industry because every day is a crisis." Herb Kelleher
Editorial / Portraits of the American Model # 611
"A photographic portrait is a picture of someone who knows he or she is being photographed, and what she does with this knowledge is as much a part of the photograph as what she is wearing or how she looks." Richard Avedon
She told me, "You know, shooting my pistol helps me blow off a little steam." Glock 19 / Caliber 9mm
"Always be in control of your gun," he told me. "That's a Cowboys definition of gun control." Smith & Wesson Model 586 / .357 Caliber
Editorial / Good Friday
"Take me, I am the drug... take me, I am hallucinogenic." Salvador Dali
Editorial / Portraits of The American Model #660
Under A Texas Sky
It's that light.... it's that sky.
Editorial / Respect the Nude
Editorial / Secrets
"A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know." Diane Arbus
The Curl # 075
Shooting hair and fashion; Houston
Portrait Of A Young Man
My tribute to Raphael who painted his famous "Portrait of a Young Man" in 1514. Five hundred years later.......