RAFAEL NUNEZ CONTRERAS

I ran into Rafael on my way back to Saltillo from Mazapíl, México. I had spent the day at the Peñasquito gold mine, about 25 kilometers west of the town of Mazapíl in the high desert of Zacatecas state in

RAFAEL NUNEZ CONTRERAS

I ran into Rafael on my way back to Saltillo from Mazapíl, México. I had spent the day at the Peñasquito gold mine, about 25 kilometers west of the town of Mazapíl in the high desert of Zacatecas state in

TONING

Toning has the ability to completely change a photograph. I used to selenium tone all my gelatin-silver black and white prints. I could never really tell the difference, it’s just what a lot of photographers did. I always struggled with

TONING

Toning has the ability to completely change a photograph. I used to selenium tone all my gelatin-silver black and white prints. I could never really tell the difference, it’s just what a lot of photographers did. I always struggled with

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, ELLSWORTH, MAINE

I made this photograph of the First Congregational Church in Ellsworth, Maine while on a trip to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. My good friend Carl and I stopped when we saw the steeple. We had driven quite a

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, ELLSWORTH, MAINE

I made this photograph of the First Congregational Church in Ellsworth, Maine while on a trip to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. My good friend Carl and I stopped when we saw the steeple. We had driven quite a

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

I drive a lot with my work selling and setting up mobile concrete batching and mixing equipment for Cemco http://www.cemcoinc.com. I prefer driving as I have my own vehicle, tools and space but, more importantly, I get to see new

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

I drive a lot with my work selling and setting up mobile concrete batching and mixing equipment for Cemco http://www.cemcoinc.com. I prefer driving as I have my own vehicle, tools and space but, more importantly, I get to see new

THE DISTRACTION OF COLOR

I have always leaned towards black and white photography. I’m not sure why, but when an image clicks with me, it’s always in black and white. Black and white was always cheaper than color and when I first became involved

THE DISTRACTION OF COLOR

I have always leaned towards black and white photography. I’m not sure why, but when an image clicks with me, it’s always in black and white. Black and white was always cheaper than color and when I first became involved

TERRELL COUNTY, TEXAS

I recently watched “No Country For Old Men”. The film takes place in Terrell County, Texas, a very sparsely populated county in West Texas that borders Mexico. I drove through Terrell County in January while returning to Austin from a

TERRELL COUNTY, TEXAS

I recently watched “No Country For Old Men”. The film takes place in Terrell County, Texas, a very sparsely populated county in West Texas that borders Mexico. I drove through Terrell County in January while returning to Austin from a

LAKE HAVASU FILL FLASH

I go out to Lake Havasu, Arizona once a year with two friends. Lake Havasu is on the Colorado River between California and Arizona, roughly 100 miles South of Las Vegas, Nevada. Even at the beginning of June it’s blistering

LAKE HAVASU FILL FLASH

I go out to Lake Havasu, Arizona once a year with two friends. Lake Havasu is on the Colorado River between California and Arizona, roughly 100 miles South of Las Vegas, Nevada. Even at the beginning of June it’s blistering

TEXAS RANGERS

I photographed some retired Texas Rangers back in 1990. It’s been almost 20 years since I made the photographs and I really hadn’t done much with the group of images except print one or two negatives. The picture below was

TEXAS RANGERS

I photographed some retired Texas Rangers back in 1990. It’s been almost 20 years since I made the photographs and I really hadn’t done much with the group of images except print one or two negatives. The picture below was

BRIGHT, MID-DAY SUN

Photographers live for the sweet light. The early morning or late afternoon light that is so flattering to even the worst subjects. A lot of us even like the light left after the sun goes down. It makes for very

BRIGHT, MID-DAY SUN

Photographers live for the sweet light. The early morning or late afternoon light that is so flattering to even the worst subjects. A lot of us even like the light left after the sun goes down. It makes for very

DIGITAL WET DARKROOM

Confusing title? Most of what I photograph and print nowadays is digital. I have so many silver negatives that I like to slowly go through my archives and scan negatives that I want to print digitally. At first, I had

DIGITAL WET DARKROOM

Confusing title? Most of what I photograph and print nowadays is digital. I have so many silver negatives that I like to slowly go through my archives and scan negatives that I want to print digitally. At first, I had