Why I dislike the term “Ruin Porn”


My apologies that this went a little long, but there are pictures and (shameless plug) they’re all available as prints from me 🙂

First off, in full disclosure, I’m a Ruin “Pornographer”. I love shooting abandoned buildings and do so whenever I get the chance. Lately the term “Ruin Porn” is picking up steam and that bothers me. For a second, read more

All this technology doesn’t take a better picture.


Sigh, it’s really kind of sad. We have all of this wonderful technology surrounding image making and quite often it just gets in the way. Apparently it’s a US Navy tradition for one lucky sailor to have “The first kiss” when returning from deployment. For the first time ever,it was a homosexual couple kissing on December read more

Interesting stocking stuffer for the film lover

If you’re looking for an interesting yet inexpensive photography book for the film lover in your life, let recommend Hotel Seventeen by Jörg Fokuhl. Channeling Stefon from SNL’s Weekend Update: it has hipsters, cyberpunks, fighting rooster tattoos, rockers, push buttons, and transvestites read more

Help me win 30 rolls of film!

Whoa! Sooper Pinup exposure on Veteran’s Day!

So I’m getting the most exposure ever in my life for my pinup work. The shots were submitted by Leena Allure to the Rebel Pinup Page. These military inspired pinups are blowin up on Veteran’s Day. I’m very honored. Extremely. I’m also told that my Grandfathers, both Army Air Corps vets would read more

Ups and Downs

Film photography is different from any other art form in one way. We’re all afraid it’s going to die. It reminds me of a comedian who talked about how hard core surfers are. In no other sport do athletes face the real possibility of being consumed by a wild predator. No other art form is threatened in quite the same way. If film, paper, and chemicals are all things that need to be done in large volumes to be profitable. If the prices go up too much, demand drops off, volumes read more

Digital Preview of Whitney Nicole!


Yesterday I did a shoot with Whitney Nicole. We did some fashion-y stuff as well as pinup. I shot two rolls of Fuji Neopan Acros, a roll of Shanghai GP3, and a roll of Efke 100 of the pinup. Here’s a preview taken digitally.