I'm currently working on a music video. It's... heavy. Musically, yes--it's for a metal song after all. But that's not what I mean. The content--some of it shot by me, some provided to me for use in this video--has an emotional gravity to it that is making it tough to work on. I can see... Continue Reading →
There’s a thought in music that says that the spaces between notes are more important than the notes themselves. Essentially, this is the notion that notes played are made more valuable by the silence around them. As a guitar player I agree with this notion. But I think it’s an idea the goes beyond... Continue Reading →
On Monday and Tuesday of this week I was honored with the opportunity to display some of my social awareness and humanitarian related photo work at the 8th Annual Indiana Campus Compact Service Engagement Summit. The ICC promotes socially and culturally aware social service and engagement, with a focus on developing leaders in the field... Continue Reading →
In 2012, the US Department of Veteran's Affairs estimated that an average of 22 veterans committed suicide every day. Recent estimates place that number closer to 20 a day, and while that represents a decline, it is still 20 too many. The -22- project is something I was invited to participate in as a photographer,... Continue Reading →
Don't ask me to save you-- I can't even save myself.
I love the statement made in the art that is your soul the expression in your eyes when naked and bare exposing yourself to a watching world you lie to me and promise me sanctuary from the world from the storm from myself
radiance against the backdrop of a fevered night and now a morning draped in silvered silence awakens untempered dreams waiting to be wrought in the forge of tomorrow
I disappear not because of you because of me because of this because of that for you Inside of me I retreat away from me away from us away from this and that Withdrawal without surrender with every regret and every reason why and why not because (there) is not an answer
I sold your picture today. It only cost the Devil my soul.
It is that resonant silence, this unsettling sense of what is to come, the internal roar held still by inertia, as I quietly come undone; it is that moment of clarification just before the storm, the lie of peace, the long deep breath, the hope of the unborn; it is the veil thinned... Continue Reading →