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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]