eloisa

now a sweeter woman than eloisa you will never meet….trust me ……i suppose her photo students at "insituto allende" may feel the same…eloisa nisimura, 29, has also been a course assistant for the santa fe workshops in san miguel  for 6 years…when she smiles everybody smiles… when i met eloisa , she was working in …

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zaida

this is not a happy story…..but, it is a story of love and  loss and dealing with both..zaida sanchez, 22, is a photography student at the "instituto allende" in san miguel de allende……she used her love of photography to deal with personal tragedy…. zaida, unmarried and with the father en absentia, gave birth to a …

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mexican women photographers

i will post today or tomorrow a story about women photographers in mexico….the history of women in photography in mexico is quite interesting…you will meet three women who are students at the "instituto allende"  and are on a three year study program leading  to a degree in visual arts…meet them and see their work….and , …

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fate and dreams

dear photographers/readers/friends… i started this blog just a few weeks ago and i have learned a lot….first of all, the comments from you have been most welcome and the questions excellent….i will continue to respond as best i can….if i am just a bit late in response it is because i am on a “road …

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new posts from mexico

i am still in san miguel and will be  for another week ….doing this workshop has caused me to fall behind on new blog posts……it has taken all my spare time to just respond to comments…in any case, i have a one day break now and will try to get some work up soonest on …

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6am flights

3:30 am …is this getting harder or has it always been this way??     fresh nuked coffee….    where in hell is my phone charger??     i swear i had it right here….just last night…ok, clothes easy, laptop, cards, batts, cords too many damned cords, book, ok ok that’s it….yes??  gotta call cab…wind blowing cold …

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san miguel de allende

i leave saturday for san miguel de allende, mexico…this is one of my "regular road trips"…one of the things i actually have on my "schedule"….i have two large classes organized by the national geographic expeditions group and will be teaching two different classes of one week each…. the good news is that i know everyone …

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off for a family drive

marie is now ordering "take out"….why??  because i am not on a "road trip"….i am at home….hanging ….. ordering "take out", or rather my studio manager marie is…..we are working on this blog, planning a workshop, talking about relationships (this is mostly what we talk about!!) and we are working on a potential new book…this …

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