In the Trenches -- Life As An Itinerant Artist
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A chance encounter with relatives of a family who lived in Ardmore, South Dakota fifty years ago
I've wanted to get a shot of the Red Door in snow for quite a while now. Got my chance after Christmas, when we had 10" of new snow and blizzard conditions on Christmas Day. The door has faded since the first shot I made of it some years ago. I wanted to capture the...
As 2016 draws near to the end, we often reflect on the things we accomplished and the tasks left undone. I spent a few hours this week, looking back on my photographic journey. It was a good year.
A search for Badlands churches turns up a winner, but not the church we’re looking for
“A Disappearing Agrarian Landscape” – photographs and text by James W. Parker
I was nominated for the FiveDay Landscape Challenge by Oscar Matos-Linares, so I thought I'd do something a little different for the first image. This is a little animation I shot one morning on Grace Bay, in the Turks & Caicos. Grace Bay is one of the most...
This summer’s quest to find St. Barbara’s Mission, near the Badlands of South Dakota
A famous church sits lonely at the end of a lane, in Rodney, Mississippi
Look for some great artists at this year's tenth anniversary Woodlands Waterway Art Festival, in The Woodlands, Texas. I'm lucky to be one of the invited artists again this year, and I always look forward to festival, the people and the wonderful venue along the...
A brief review of “Under the Oaks”, the annual Vero Beach art festival, held in Riverside Park.