Archive for the 'Project note' Category

A new gig

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

On 1 July I started a one-year stint as an Affiliate Artist at the Headland Center for the Arts. I think this is a fabulous development. My model for landscape study is strongly shaped by positive experiences in the South Bay, a landscape with visual intrigue and a rich backstory. It has become clear that […]

I am ready for my close up

Monday, October 13th, 2014

On a fine early October afternoon I met journalist Wayne Freedman out at Battery Mendell in the Marin headlands to do a video interview. It is always fun to watch a pro at work so the afternoon proved entertaining as Wayne set up a variety of shots to support the interview narrative. Cameras were strapped […]

Hiatus ending

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

During the last year I have been focused on a book project about my South Bay work. This put the coastal defenses project on the back burner for a while. Happily, the book is now finished and I have resumed photography in the headlands flanking the Golden Gate. Stay tuned for more.

Initial KAP target sites

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

I have put together an accounting of the first target sites for this project. The list is linked as a tab in the header or you can find it here. Also posted is a PDF roster of my sessions photographing over or near the coastal defenses before the start of this project. I also added […]

Inaugural post

Saturday, August 11th, 2012

At this point I have been taking kite aerial photographs for almost 20 years and this happy pursuit has become, for me, a way of reading landscapes of interest. I have long been fascinated by San Francisco‚Äôs military history and its role in shaping San Francisco’s coastal headlands. Over the years I have frequently visited […]