In the Trenches -- Life As An Itinerant Artist
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The fact of the matter is that the pandemic has caused many of us to re-evaluate what’s important in our lives. Staying home with our families, observing everyday activities with a fresh eye brings a new appreciation of the simple pleasures of life. What brings this...
Craft is everything. Attention to detail, knowing your tools, and enjoying the process drives creativity.
A glorious weekend has passed. With spring madly running into summer, our trees and flowers are blooming like crazy up here in Michigan. Yesterday, a dear friend called me from Florida. She was beside herself, not knowing where to turn, or who to call to express her...
That's a question I get asked all the time. I started shooting with film way back when, using a Kodak Hawkeye. Which I still have, by the way. In high school, I graduated to one of my mother's old 2 1/4 roll film cameras. Most of those negatives were stolen in a move...
During the course of redesigning the blog and the website, I found an email from Brian Walzel, who visited St. Barbara’s when it was still standing.
Two interesting photography presentations by James Parker happening in March, 2019
Software, articles, and resources for photographers and visual creatives from the Washtenaw Community College Photographers Boot Camp, revised for 2019
48 page hardcover book, 10×8″ with dustcover, featuring 42 photographs by James W. Parker
Image sizes, mat sizing and frame dimensions for ordering
Shooting the 2018 Christmas card, with Christmas tree, model HO train, gifts, ornaments and decorations