I have been interested in photography as long as I can remember. When I was little I had a theory that photographs were already inside the little film canisters, and when you sent them off to be developed all the store did was take them out, unfold them, and iron out the creases. (I’ve learned a little bit more about photography since then.)

Photographer, educator, traveler

Recent journal entries

19th Century Photography with a 21st Century Nerd

19th Century Photography with a 21st Century Nerd

What could be more 21st century than the selfie? How about “a selfie made using state-of-the-art 3D printing, some electronics hacking, and a touch of retro-cool 19th century photography”? As should be obvious from the ...
Physical Computing Fun

Physical Computing Fun

Several years ago I found out about Arduinos and all of the amazing things you can do, relatively easily, with them and other microcontrollers, and the whole ecosystem built up around them. It is all ...
I Finally Got a 3D Printer!

I Finally Got a 3D Printer!

I recently used the pandemic quarantine as an excuse to get on the 3D printer bandwagon. I frequently need to make something, often something specific, but sometimes just anything at all. Being on the computer ...
Utah with Kari, Finally

Utah with Kari, Finally

Sothe trip started off great. Planned to leave at 7:00am, actually left about 7:15, so about 45 minutes early.  :-) Stopped at Horseshoe Bend. Because of the ‘rona, they weren’t collecting the entrance fees, and ...
Jonathan’s 50th Birthday Expedition

Jonathan’s 50th Birthday Expedition

For his recent 50th birthday my grad school friend Jonathan wanted to meet up with some friends and explore the southwest a little bit. The idea was to gather in Las Vegas, have some fun ...
The Mojave

The Mojave

Winter is the time to explore the hot places. I had a few days open, so I decided to check out the Mojave. First day, headed out 93, turned right at Nothing. Heard about a ...