Category Archives: 6:19 Format

Jim Hubbell’s Skunkworks

James Hubbell – in the workshop, Santa Ysabel California You could call Jim Hubbell an artist, but you’d have to stretch the definition to cover drawing, painting, sculpture, architecture, stained glass work, mosaics, jewelry, poetry and philosophy – and that … Continue reading

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How To Make Something Beautiful (part one)

Wood-block print: Rolleiflex f/3.5 with rare reversed D. Start with something you love. It has to be the kind of thing you can’t leave alone, something with a pleasing heft, well made and beautiful. Like an old Rollei. Find a … Continue reading

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Lance Carson, Malibu California

                      Lance Carson in the shaping room – January 21st, 2013 The outline of a hand-shaped surfboard is drawn directly on the foam using a rigid template as a guide … Continue reading

Posted in 6:19 Format, B&W negative film, California, color negatives, color transparencies, Donald Takayama, Jacobs Surfboards, John Durant Photography, Kodak P3200, Kodak Plus-X, Kodak T-Max, Lance Carson, Los Angeles, Malibu, Skip Frye, surfboard shapers, surfboards, surfing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Up High In Mexico

                               Tecate Peak, Southwest Slope, Baja California Fifty miles from my photo studio is the Tecate border crossing. To get there, take California 94 away from … Continue reading

Posted in 6:19 Format, American Photographic Artists, B&W negative film, Baja California, Catavina, color negatives, color transparencies, desert, f/64, Film, Fuji RDP3, Fujichrome, Ilford FP4, John Durant Photography, Kodak P3200, Kodak Plus-X, Kodak T-Max, Mexico, Panorama, Photography, Rancho La Puerta, Southwest, Storm, Tecate | 2 Comments

Marooned On An Enchanted Isle

Digital diva Cera Zittlow and I were in New York City to shoot an architectural assignment during the last week of October 2012. There was a lot going on: the annual Photo Plus Expo, a dozen dinners and parties (the Sony … Continue reading

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Sound Check

  One thing I like about jazz, kid, is that I don’t know what’s going to happen next.                                             … Continue reading

Posted in 6:19 Format, B&W negative film, Bossa Nova, Cal Tjader, California, Canon F-1, Charlie Byrd, color negatives, color transparencies, f/64, Film, Ilford FP4, Jazz, Kodak Tri-X, KSDS Jazz 88.3, Latin Jazz, Photography, Stan Getz, Storm | Leave a comment

Hollywood, California

Mt. Lee, looking southeast toward downtown Los Angeles My mom met my dad on the MGM lot in 1945. He was a film editor and she was a Goldwyn Girl. They were married in 1950 and both continued working in … Continue reading

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California Noir

Chris – Pacific Beach, California. 6:30PM, October 5th 2012 Surfing is a discipline. Like any serious pursuit it involves sacrifices that are not for the faint of heart. Forget about a regular job. The idea of family can be pretty … Continue reading

Posted in 6:19 Format, B&W negative film, California, color negatives, color transparencies, Hells Angels, Mabile Surfboards, Noir, ocean waves, Panorama, Rusty Surfboards, San Diego, Skip Frye, surfboards, surfing, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Coming Full Circle at the University of California San Diego

   On Assignment at Eleanor Roosevelt College – University of California, San Diego Driving into San Diego from Los Angeles, one of the first things you encounter is the University of California. If you were making that drive – say, … Continue reading

Posted in 6:19 Format, Architectural Photography, BergerABAM, California, Eleanor Roosevelt College, Flores Lund Engineering, La Jolla, Mid-Century Modern, Modern Architecture, Moshe Safdie, Panorama, Photography, Ricardo Rabines, Safdie Rabines Architects, San Diego, Southwest, Taal Safdie, Torrey Pines, Uncategorized, University of California San Diego | 4 Comments

Zig-Zag Modern at San Diego Gas & Electric

The architectural style we all know as Mid-Century Modern has its roots in pre-war Berlin and if you want to follow the logic backwards to the absolute beginning you’ll find Walter Gropius at the headwaters of this design idea as … Continue reading

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