Ordinary Miracles: The Photo League’s New York

Posted by on Nov 19, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Ordinary Miracles: The Photo League’s New York

I just finished watching “Ordinary Miracles: The Photo League’s New York,” a documentary about an organized group of photo enthusiasts in New York City during the 30s and 40s and their influence and lasting impact on documentary photography. One memorable quote from the film, by W. Eugene Smith, their president for a time: “Photography is […]

Think Tank Photo Introduces Essentials Convertible Rolling Backpack

Posted by on Oct 20, 2020 in Photo Gear | No Comments
Think Tank Photo Introduces Essentials Convertible Rolling Backpack

Think Tank Photo has just released their new Essentials Convertible Rolling Backpack. This rolling backpack goes where other rollers can’t. Roll it easily over smooth surfaces, or simply deploy the backpack straps to carry it over rough terrain. Sized to meet most airline carry-on requirements, the Essentials fits two DSLR or Mirrorless bodies, a mounted […]

Banning Street Drags: Run Whatcha Brung

Posted by on Oct 18, 2020 in Events, Location Photography | No Comments
Banning Street Drags: Run Whatcha Brung

Banning’s on-again, off-again love affair with drag racing entered another chapter this weekend as Banning Street Drags utilized the Banning Airport for two days of drag racing.

Banning, CA: “Hot August Nights” Steamrolls into Old Town

Posted by on Aug 9, 2020 in Events, Location Photography | No Comments
Banning, CA: “Hot August Nights” Steamrolls into Old Town

Vintage car aficionados flocked to Old Town Banning on Friday for the first “Hot August Nights” car show. Sponsored by the Banning Chamber of Commerce and held concurrently with Banning Market Night, the event featured displays of vintage automobiles from across the Inland Empire, including the beautiful 1956 Chevy Belair displayed by Mike Mendoza of […]

Banning, CA: Men At Work

Posted by on Jul 11, 2020 in Commercial/Industrial Subjects | No Comments
Banning, CA: Men At Work

Some good news, some bad. First, the bad news: Two palms in my backyard were deemed by the HOA to be encroaching on neighboring properties. Now, the good news: I didn’t like the trees anyway. They were dirty and required too much maintenance considering how little shade they provided. Ultimately they will be replaced by […]

Banning, CA: Patriotic Pride on Parade

Posted by on Jul 5, 2020 in Events | No Comments
Banning, CA: Patriotic Pride on Parade

Despite the continuing Coronavirus pandemic, the patriotic pride of Sun Lakes Country Club residents was on full display this weekend during the annual 4th of July Cart and Float parade. I heard some grousing that the parade was smaller than usual and didn’t include classic cars, but this being my first July 4th here in […]

From the Archives: Hospital Photography Portfolio

Posted by on Jun 30, 2020 in Commercial/Industrial Subjects | No Comments
From the Archives: Hospital Photography Portfolio

A recent contact with the marketing and communications representative of a local hospital prompted me to review past assignments pertaining to healthcare organizations and the communities they serve. Click on any thumbnail to reach an attachment page with additional details about each image.

Banning, CA: Market Night Returns

Posted by on Jun 20, 2020 in Events | No Comments
Banning, CA: Market Night Returns

Banning Chamber of Commerce held their first Banning Market Night since the Coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of such large public gatherings. By all appearances yesterday’s event was a success: Most wore face coverings as mandated due to a recent spike in Covid-19 cases and appeared to enjoy being able to escape their homes for […]