How dementia and America’s fear of communism made my dad homeless for two weeks

My dad was homeless for 15 days between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year. I don’t…

My dad has been trying to escape his whole life

A few days after Thanksgiving, my dad ran away from my niece’s home where he…

How life without a gallbladder changes everything you eat

Disclaimer: This article talks about food and poop, because this is real life and food…

And one, and two, and work out those muscles!

I went along on a fitness photoshoot to American Iron Gym at the beginning of 2018. I borrowed a Nikon F3 and shot one roll Ilford 400 film. Models Celeste Noelle and Jenna Rowan were awesome to work with. Here’s the photos from that session.

In the 1970s, we use ‘film’ – a fashion shoot in Reno

Photographer Kevin Waters invited me to come along on an impromptu 1970s photoshoot in Reno…

Photo by Mike Higdon

Haggis, neeps and Scots: A land of green, history and whisky

“Where are you headed?” asked the British customs agent when I arrived at the Manchester…

Photo by Mike Higdon

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…

Photo by Mike Higdon

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…