portraits

Assignment: Bandelier National Monument

Assignment: Bandelier National Monument

When I consider making a new portrait, my thoughts usually begin with the environment the subject is within. When the environment has fundamental historical significance, the experience becomes really special… and when it is part of the ancient network of ancestral Pueblo peoples [Anaasazi] who incorporated carved dwellings in volcanic cliffs as part of their…

New Portraits: Yogis in Repose

New Portraits: Yogis in Repose

Recently I did a couple of sessions for my friends at my Yoga alma-mater, Yoga District, in Washington, DC. No dramatic and Gumby-esque poses here.  Just a couple of my favorite teachers in the studio, and in repose.  As an environmental portrait photographer… that’s just the way I like it: the integrity of the simple…

New Portraits: At Sea

New Portraits: At Sea

As noted in an earlier post, I love being on ships.  Mind you, I wouldn’t call myself a sailor, navigator or yachtsman.  The kind of ships I like are the kind where you call yourself a passenger and  put on black tie for cocktails and dinner.  I’ve taken a couple of ‘laps’ around the Caribbean,…