I have been involved in photography in some way or another since 1957 when I became the high school yearbook photographer using a 4x5 Speed Graphic and flashbulbs and a very patient instructor. After college I worked for the State of Indiana as a photographer and then on to a commercial studio in Indianapolis. As a commercial photographer I learned from one of the best photographers in Indianapolis - from lighting & exposures to color printing. That knowledge has been useful in my photography today in digital imaging where the same principles of photography apply; although I sometimes miss the darkroom work.
No longer a commercial photographer, I now make photographs on my own terms, and being retired gives me more time for this. Many photos in my files are obviously on film, negative or transparency, and I am scanning a selected few, little by little, for printing. Digital photography is now the only way I shoot and I carry some sort of camera with me wherever I go.
Now living in a small town in Michigan I have many sites close by for nature photography. Whenever I travel I try to find local woods or nature preserves for my subjects. My Americana photos are of things we all see every day that I try to show in a little different light or angle as well as isolating selected areas. I have recently been doing some large canvas prints as well as a faux paint look on canvas.
If you are interested in any of the images you see or need to see more, please contact me at 269-695-2484 or 574 286-5944 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hopefully my website will be done soon.