I have spent two months out of the past three years traveling Route 66.
For me, traveling Route 66 is like stepping into the past. I have
learned about our country's history, discovered much of its heartland
and seen how the geography and people change traveling from Chicago to
Los Angeles. Somehow, I always see things to photograph when traveling
Route 66. In 2006 I will publish a book, entitled Colors of The Past,
Photographs Along Route 66.
For a number of years I have been fascinated with capturing motion in a
still picture. The subject can be sports, musicians, dancers, or
ordinary life. There are a multitude of ways to do this, but my
favorite way is to simply leave the shutter open and let the motion
unfold. Sometimes a little camera movement or makes the image more
Flowers have little importance for us except in their beauty. For this
reason, I think they are of great importance. I try to capture a small
part of the essence of a flower's beauty, a small curve, color, or form
that may impart a little bit of the joy that a fresh bouquet might