Looking into the Apse

Looking into the Apse

The rococo is over the top fantastic in the apse of the neo-Gothic revival Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal. Perhaps the modern equivalent is 3D IMAX with the brightest projector ever invented. But that doesn’t even come close to the socio-economic statement of...
Rococo Rosette Exit

Rococo Rosette Exit

I’ve been in a lot of churches this year, most of them not Catholic and most of them intentionally spare. This cathedral, the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal, is the antithesis of spare. Share...
Detail: Chihuly’s The Sun

Detail: Chihuly’s The Sun

Love this piece across from the Musee de Beaux Arts in Montreal. Definitely brightened up a gray, almost autumn day. On Dale Chihuly’s site there is more information about this piece and other Montreal installations. VSCOCam is still on the favorite app list for...
Mark Newsom Does Fantastic Work

Mark Newsom Does Fantastic Work

In 1999 or 2000, I remember seeing the Marc Newsom-designed “021C“, a Ford Concept Car, in surface magazine. It was perfect. Loved the color, loved the retro nods and loved the ideas in the car. The ideas in that vehicle showed a kind of thinking that were...
The Future is Hers

The Future is Hers

To Marlo, it’s never just riding bikes. It’s “practicing” riding bikes. Regardless, best vacation ever. Share...
Faroe Islands, First Day: Eiði & Gjógv

Faroe Islands, First Day: Eiði & Gjógv

We stopped in Eiði to see and shoot one of the most incredible football pitches I’ve ever seen: Then on to Gjógv to shoot the stunning village and views: There may be a couple more shots from the first day to share, but I’ll start an album on Flickr and...
Faroe Islands, First Day: Saksun

Faroe Islands, First Day: Saksun

In the afternoon, we drove to a few spots, and took photos. I took a lot of photos. A ridiculously large number of photos. Here are a few from our first stop. Saksun on Streymoy, Faroe Islands: As you can see in this image, the light is constantly changing on the...
Faroe Islands – I’m Headed Your Way

Faroe Islands – I’m Headed Your Way

In the early 1990s as I was finishing university, the bass player in my band stayed in town for summer and at the beginning of the summer term had a party at his place. At that party I met a whole bunch of people who would change of my life. Of course, the bass player...