12-06-12 Kinkankuji

I’ll have to admit that I like this photo, which isn’t something I’m inclined to say about my work. A photo should speak for itself, I guess. But I like this one because it’s green, and South Dakota is anything but green right now. I also like it because I rescued it from the virtual…

The Orange Temple

This is a detail of one of the many photogenic buildings on the grounds of the royal palace complex in Kyoto, Japan. Like many of the places I’ve visited on our travels, I want to go back to this city for more photographs. When? I have no idea. . . .

05-01-09 Japanese Garden

This serene lake is part of a beautiful garden outside of Kyoto, Japan. We visited Japan in 2004 and as I browsed through photos I had taken, I had the reaction I often have when viewing older digital photos: I want to go back and re-photograph the areas we visited. But this desire isn’t because…

04-24-09 Japanese Temple – Kyoto

Something just occurred to me as I was trying to figure out what to write about this photo: I have taken around 75,000 digital photos over the last 6 years and when I look at them, I can remember a remarkable number of details about the circumstances surrounding each photograph. Why is that? My answer…