Tag Archives: Film

2012 Ten Favorite Images

As 2012 rolls to a close, it’s time once again to look back at the year’s photography. I’ve been doing this for five years, so this is the sixth time for the review. The exercise is rather interesting for me, … Continue reading

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2011: Ten Best Images

It’s almost the end of the year again, and with most of my photography is done, it is once again time to look back and pick out the ten best images of the year. “Best” is, of course, a rather … Continue reading

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Review: Steam: An Enduring Legacy

Steam: An Enduring Legacy: The Railroad Photographs of Joel Jensen By Joel Jensen. Essays by John Gruber and Scott Lothes, Afterward by Jeff Brouws. W. W. Norton & Company, 500 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10110; wwnorton.com; 11.9 x 11.1 … Continue reading

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It begins again

Recently, my life got pretty darn hectic. I made a mad dash to Chicago for the Center for Railroad Photography and Art conference, as I previously noted, and then made a mad dash back just in time to start a … Continue reading

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Off to the CRPA conference!

Chicago Union Station, 2006. It’s April, and that means it’s just about time for another trip to Chicago. Why? To attend my second Conversations on Photography, an annual conference put on by the Center for Railroad Photography and Art. This … Continue reading

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Joel Jensen, Depots, and a Collaboration

Baker, Oregon. PHOTO: Joel Jensen After months of work, a project I am quite proud of is about to become available. Nearly a year ago, I was approached by fellow photographer Joel Jensen. Joel has been photographing scenes of the … Continue reading

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Portland bridge lovers: Help out Zeb

Normally I use this space to talk about my own photography and writing, or sometimes about the subjects that I tend to focus on: land use and transportation, cultural geography, and industrial archaeology. Today though, I want to highlight a … Continue reading

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Coming back around

Even when you try and stay away, you just can’t. The last time I shot film in any serious way was in the middle of 2008. At the time, I was in the middle of a number of simultaneous changes … Continue reading

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Review: The Call of Trains: Railroad Photographs by Jim Shaughnessy

The Call of Trains: Railroad Photographs by Jim Shaughnessy Photographs by Jim Shaughnessy with text by Jeff Brouws. W. W. Norton, 500 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10110; http://www.wwnorton.com/; 12.1 x 10.9 x 1 in; hardbound; 224 pages, 323 duotone … Continue reading

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Review: Vanishing Point

David Plowden: Vanishing Point: Fifty Years of Photography By David Plowden, forward by Richard Snow, introduction by Steve Edwards. W. W. Norton & Company, 500 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10110; http://www.wwnorton.com/; 11.3 x 12.5 in; hardbound; 340 pages, 237 … Continue reading

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