The Finer Points of the 413 with Photog Chris Marion

I suppose I’ve reached a certain age when my talented friends start hosting retrospectives of their work. The trade-off is good when it’s youthful uncertainty for art-show openings with beer gardens, though, and here we are. https://flic.kr/p/2mc6Jwh I’m really proud of my friend Chris Marion, as I tell him frequently on Instagram. There was a … Continue reading The Finer Points of the 413 with Photog Chris Marion

…And the Winner is

The votes are in and a winner has been chosen! Beat your hands on the desk or laptop briskly for a drumroll, please... The winner is Natasha Clark, author of The Wicked Mrs. B! Natasha is the founder of The Lioness Group, a full-service media relations firm in Springfield, Mass., and publishers of Lioness magazine. … Continue reading …And the Winner is

Fire in the Mountains: Bring the heat for a fellow photog

Reblog at will... my friend Keith has suffered an artistic and financial loss due to fire, and a benefit party is being held at Springfield's iconic Student Prince restaurant this month. Details below... So much to publicize, so little time. The basics are this : Benefit Fort Fire Party, October 24, 5 to 8 p.m. … Continue reading Fire in the Mountains: Bring the heat for a fellow photog

Shooting from the Hip with Legend Lou Jones

Photographer Lou Jones has photographed the sloping roofs of Japanese homes as well as inmates on Death Row. He’s trekked to the top of a Hawaiian hotel with his mother, 86-years-old at the time, in tow, so he could show her what he does for a living. He’s been to Cuba as a journalist twice, … Continue reading Shooting from the Hip with Legend Lou Jones