Some of you have noted that I haven’t posted in a while, and have asked about my health. I’m fine. Well, I’m fine physically, but I’m worried about what’s ahead, as I’m sure many of you are. I have been working on a video version of the Chronography lecture I was going to give at the Monterey Museum of Art before Covid-19 put the kibosh on such gatherings. When it’s ready, I’ll post a link in this blog. I’m also preparing a slide show on the Chronography show to be delivered over Zoom under the auspices of the Center for Photographic Art.
Because of the epidemic, there is not much new equipment being announced or shipped. I’ve had the Z-mount Nikon 70-200/2.8 Nikkor S on order for what seems like forever, and I have no idea when I’ll see it.
Staying home even more than usual has given me the incentive to start a new photographic series. It doesn’t have a name yet, and it’s still developing, but I think it could be interesting. About 10 years ago, my wife and I bought a bamboo sculpture in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Last month, I got the idea of shining light through it and seeing what the patterns looked like. Here’s the setup:
And here are some of the images: