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“El Penacho”

I’m honored that my friend the extremely talented artist, Cathy Chalvignac, decided to paint one of my photos. And delighted to have just received this beautiful canvas reproduction of it. Thank you, Cathy! Here are the two images overlaid upon each other in a short...

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Catrinas on the Day of the Dead in Mexico

La Catrina has become an iconic part of the Day of the Dead since its modern rendition was introduced in 1910 by printmaker José Guadalupe Posada. Each November 2, students from the local preparatory high school in Chapala, Jalisco, set up dozens of elaborate altars...

Chroma Exhibit at the Darkroom Gallery

Happy to be included amongst the talented photographers selected for the Chroma exhibition at the Darkroom Gallery in Vermont. Susan Spiritus has selected my image “Gold and Blue Tones at Sunset on Lake Chapala” for the upcoming show focused on the theme of color.

Two Photos in the Culture Exhibition for Darkroom Gallery

I’m super pleased that Peter Turnley has chosen two of my photos to appear in an exhibition he’s juried for the Darkroom Gallery in Vermont this March. The theme is “Culture” and there are a lot of wonderful photographers who have been included. I’m honored...

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Mexican Firework Castles (Castillos)

Have you ever seen a five-story, hand-assembled pyrotechnic castle exploding just a few meters in front of you? If not, you’ve probably never been to Mexico. But if you have, you might be asking, “Why don’t I recall seeing something like that at Señor Frog’s?”...

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Day of the Dead 2015 Gallery

This past Tuesday was the Day of the Dead, my fifth in Mexico, and as always it was two beautiful days of traditions and remembrance, during one of Mexico’s most famous, and most Mexican, of holidays. I had an amazing time going from town to...