I blame HAMMER Horror Films for my love of fog.

Its true…. That and a keen imagination heavily insired by Karl Kolchak and Stephen King among others. I could write a serious list of these inspirations but I think it would be safer to say there is hardly a horror film or book that I am not familiar with at this point. But hey…let me…

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Auschwitz-Birkenau. My shadow has grown a bit darker.

A thousand feelings and memories came to my mind at the entrance of the Auschwitz memorial and museum. A lifetime of books, films, articles and conversations referencing the holocaust and the atrocities that were carried out, but not one single thing or any of my life experiences could prepare me for the horror and tangible feel of being at the site and how it would ultimately change my perception once leaving.

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Whatever catches your eye.

“Get outside. It’s all about getting out and walking. That’s the first thing. The second thing is, forget everything you’ve learned on the subject of photography for the moment, and just shoot. Take photographs—of anything and everything, whatever catches your eye. Don’t pause to think. That’s the advice I give people… ” ~ Daido Moriyama…

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Random Warsaw with Sigma ART 35mm 1.4f

very since I had the opportunity to use and test the Sigma ART series a few years back, my heart has been aching to have one of my own. Two weeks ago I made the jump from want to have and purchased the beautiful 35mm 1.4f to accompany me on my daily excursions with my Nikon D750.

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Nothing but the echo of a perpetual past.

Just a few quick shots from earlier today. After the freak snowstorm yesterday, the warm sun left me feeling rejuvinated if not inspired….

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A Celebration of Winter

“In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back.” ― Albert Camus This year, I feel like I had more of…

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How Street Photography helped me connect to living in Poland.

Of all of the things that photography has taught me, it is how to cope and connect to my surroundings in my life abroad. Through street photography, I have been better able to understand and grow into my life in Poland and connect to it in ways that I had not really considered I could, allowing me to be surprised by how it has unfolded.

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KODAK Ektar 100

I am still going through some of the rolls I just got back from my Seattle trip and will post them once I figure out which film was what and when I get over having lost a roll of film (expired FujiFilm slide that was too far gone) and another one that malfunctioned leaving me…

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