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What’s the point of shooting 365 photos for a year?

Photographers never see the moments we capture. We don’t experience them with our subjects. To…

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Creativity is an exhausting slog, punctuated by moments of joy

Creativity vacillates between dopamine-fueled highs and soul-sucking lows. That’s what makes it so fun and terrifying. It’s not…

Getting flashed, a bare-bulb session with models

I took a photography lighting class with M.D. Welch at the Nevada Museum of Art…

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#NoFilter: The best 26 photos from the first 6 months of my 365 project

  The first six months of my photo project have changed the way I approach…

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#NoFilter: On photography’s metaphysical relationship between time and shape

In November, a new photographic theme emerged: repeated shapes and revisited narratives. In November, I…

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#NoFilter: 4 lessons in 4 months of my first 365 photo project

Taking one photo a day on film for 365 days is an emotional roller coaster. But…

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#NoFilter: 5 FAQs about my film-only 365 photo project

When I tell people I’m taking one photo a day on film for 365 days, I…

#NoFilter: Shooting 365 photos of Reno life…on film

What did I just get myself into? On July 1, I started taking one photo…

Chuck Norris: The Manliest Man Alive

A blast from the past, I interviewed Chuck Norris back in 2006. It was one…