Now see, it wouldn’t have worked without a lot of snow. How else would I have stood them on their ends? This scene from last week shows what I built with the giant icicles I broke off the canales (roof drains)—one over seven feet long—to let the meltwater run off faster. A little less of [...]
I took this telephoto shot of Taos Mountain at around 3:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon using my Pentax K-x with 55-300mm lens on the automatic setting. As I am a lazy ignoramus on the subject, it’s never occurred to me to use a filter, which may be one reason the long shots tend to end up [...]
The silly thing is, I can’t tell anyone yet. But it’s slowly emerging. The image came together in front of me one night back in July. The buffalo skull portion started as a digital tracing of a photo on a card my wife’s mother sent us before we moved out here from Maryland. The “goddamn [...]
I don’t know what to say about this. Just look at it. I’ve been staring at the image for twenty minutes and can’t stop. It makes me feel good to connect with it on so many levels, and I’m a Ford guy. I love these cars because they’re labors of love. They radiate appreciation. What [...]
Okay, here you go: as promised, sculptor Jeff Brock’s “Bombshell Betty.” What we have here is a rolling work of art that also races the clock at Bonneville. What started out as a 1952 Buick Roadmaster is now a 165 mph speedster. A total race car. Bombshell Betty features a 1950 Buick 320 cubic inch [...]
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