Anyone who has heard me speak in public has probably heard me say that as a photographer, I am in the memory protection business. Sometimes the memories are good. Sometimes not so much. October, 2011 was a tough month for me. I suffered an injury in connection with a drag race that sent my health […]
In just 12 years, we’ll be celebrating the 200th anniversary of photography. It’s hard to believe that those early daguerreotypes made in the 1820s spawned a culture where 350 million photos are uploaded to Facebook every day. Those of us hanging out here at Photofocus tend to think about the “serious” photographs. Those made with […]
For me, photography is about protecting memories. Protecting them for yourself and for others. I spent 14 years living in the Seattle area, less than three hours from Mt. Rainier National Park. We had a family cabin in Packwood just seven miles from the park’s Longmire entrance. I cut my landscape photography teeth at that […]
Guest Post & Photo by Skip Cohen – Follow Skip on Twitter It was a little over a year ago my wife and I made the decision to move to Sarasota and almost exactly a year since the actual move. We moved down here because we were at a point in our lives when we […]
What’s your most memorable photo experience in 2008? For me, it has to be my trip to Alaska and the Katmai Coast to photograph Coastal Brown Bears. It was the trip of a lifetime, and while I’m lucky in that I get to take many such trips, this one was particularly special for me.