• "Grain Silo"
    Photographs, like this one taken outdoors, help inform my constructed work

  • "Desert Island"
    I also conjure miniature environments to create existential realities. Here however, is an image about ownership. I imagine being
    stranded in the Pacific Ocean, delighted to find an abandoned island, only to find out that it's 'for sale' and that I'm trespassing.

  • "Shack on Desert Island"
    While working on/in this environment, I started painting desert islands with the idea of creating a miniature one in color. (See previous image)

  • This is my favorite found, then photographed place. Without the aid of a long camera exposure, 3-minutes maybe, it does not appear as magical.
    The thin little black shapes are doorways with which to hide if a train comes. Another night while photographing on a tall suspension bridge a train did come.

  • "Missile Depot"

  • One of about 500 paper missiles constructed for the depot

  • "Last Supper in the Bomb Shelter"

  • Detail "Last Supper in the Bomb Shelter"

  • Glass house sketch

  • "Glass House"
    I envision the places I create as homes. Not real homes obviously, but I will hole-up in them temporarily for a day or two.

  • Panel for 'Neglected Book' image

  • "Neglected Book"
    The rectangular books were hand-drawn, colored, then arranged for the camera.
    I spent one hundred hours or so on this because I started dating a girl who happened to work in the library.

  • "Evidence of Man"
    This is the first image from a series of space-scape miniature environments created in my basement. I wanted to create an alien landscape and the idea of trashing it.
    That seemed like the most logical first-image for this series. If and when humans invade another planet there is probably a formula detailing the trash factor too.

  • Note and unrelated sketches for possible, future trash-pile images

  • "The Ocean at Twilight, 2010"
    Figures make the landscape dreamy, more imaginative, and they give the place a purpose to be photographed.

  • "I Should Have Been a..."

  • "Upon finding Then Talking to a Djinni..."

  • "Cave and Djinni Lamp"

  • "Exterior View of Cave Boxes"

  • "My Light"
    "This photograph, containing a painting, finally completed the painting I'd been struggling with for three years."

  • "Luncheon," after Bresson

  • Draft for Astrolabe Image

  • "Astrolabe Lyceum"
    Not really an astrolabe but, I do imagine a structure where stars as well as projections of them are simultaneously visible
    in colosseum-like structures from antiquity. Church-like structures where people can sit back and ponder astrophysics.

  • "Near Flagstaff, Arizona"
    These places are not real are they? I mean they are real trees but planted by people? We were driving past stretches of forest for 5 hours.
    But, this was the one spot where the trees looked the way I needed them to for the photograph and the sun was in the right place.

  • "Motel Room"
    Films can affect time-duration and make really scary things happen. I keep trying using still images.

  • "Something Preying on the Darkness"

  • "Drifting Sand, Ireland"
    For me this image nicely clashes with all of our mental images of Ireland.

  • "Still from video, 'The Killing Field'"

  • "I Completely Agree With You"

  • "The Ocean at Twilight, 2002"
    Please visit other galleries by clicking on the 'Portfolios' link at the top of the page. These galleries
    are an evolving sampling of my figurative, found, sketch, text, paintings, films and constructed works.