photography

One Good Shot | Nonfiction

One Good Shot | Nonfiction

Cypress trees stand in shallow water along the shore of Phelps Lake in North Carolina’s Washington County. When dawn arrives, we are there, spread out along the L-shaped wooden dock with our tripods positioned, wide-angle lenses mounted, apertures set, each eager to...
Three Sisters | Photography

Three Sisters | Photography

Three Sisters Archival, acrylic-encapsulated print on Kodak Endura Metallic paper. Exhibition size, 24 x 36″. Three silos stand watch over the farmland in northern Montana, a trio of robust sisters huddled together in private discussion. A string of birds enter...
Education for All | Photography

Education for All | Photography

Education for All Democratic societies presume educated citizens, that is to say, it presumes well-informed and critical people, both because it requires them to be able to determine their preferences and choose among different alternatives, and also because it is...
Blue Magnolia | Visual Art

Blue Magnolia | Visual Art

Blue Magnolia This is a manipulated photograph. After publishing three novels, I turned to making pictures seven years ago when I began to experience vision problems that prevented me from reading or writing except for very brief stretches. I fell in love with the...
Joy | Photography

Joy | Photography

Joy Taken in the northern suburbs of Atlanta, GA, this portrait uses a wide-open aperture to remove the one branch and the subject from the rest of the forest. To me, this photographic isolation represents an experience of growing up in the South as a person of color...