Richard Baily

Richard Baily from James Brown on Vimeo. Tonight I got the call no one wants to receive. My long time fiend Rich Baily died yesterday. We lived on adjacent blocks in Canton, Mo. Each of our houses were our home away from home for each other. We both drew pictures...

Dave Repp

(Click the right-most icon to see the pictures full screen.) Here are some pictures I made on the canoe trip I took with the late Dave Repp described in a previous reflection. It show’s Dave both working and relaxing on a canoe trip in the Boundary Waters of...

Remembering Dave Repp

Photo by Tripp My long time friend Dave Repp passed away last night. While he is now longer with us, many memories of Dave will persist for the rest of my life. I first met Dave in 1968 when I started working in the Indiana University Photo Lab then housed in Hoosier...

Circle City Derby Girls

Thank you to Robert Scheer who made me aware of the Circle City Derby Girls. If you haven’t been to roller derby bouts, it’s fun. Interestingly, I wasn’t really aware of the intensity until I edited my pictures. The beauty of still photography is...

Boy Scout policy against gays

The national council of the Boy Scouts of America is considering changing their policy against admitting gay and lesbian people as Scouts or leaders in the program. I wholeheartedly support this change and I hope it is enacted. For 57 years I have been involved in...

Grunge and the art of magazine covers

As I was eating lunch today, Governor Cristie was staring at me from the cover of the January 21, 2013 Time Magazine. It was not a pleasant picture. Maybe it was intended not to be. I believe this style of photo manipulation is called grunge. A Google search of "photo...