Nathan Lyons: An Irresistible Passion for Photography

Even though I never had the chance to study with him or attend a workshop, I consider Nathan Lyons to be an important mentor. His writing and imagery struck a chord with this photographer as a young man. “Notations In Passing” has been on my night table for over 38 years. “Nathan Lyons did notContinue reading “Nathan Lyons: An Irresistible Passion for Photography”

Barking (For Tad Yamashiro)

Tad Yamashiro was one of three wonderful mentors I had within my photographic education. Tad was originally the assistant to Diane and Allen Arbus when they had their commercial photo studio before separating and following their own artistic paths. Allen became a well known actor. Diane as we know, became a well known photographer. TadContinue reading “Barking (For Tad Yamashiro)”

Carl Toth, An Appreciation

(Photo Credit; Copyright Cranbrook Archives, 1990 by Nina Hauser Swanson) I received my M.F.A. in photography from Cranbrook Academy of Art. A small art school located in a suburb outside of Detroit, Michigan. My decision for going there was that it was not New York. I needed to get away. I flew out there forContinue reading “Carl Toth, An Appreciation”