This Present Moment –

John G Evans c 2019 A Measure of Peace to Live Within This Present Moment – Ancestral shadows lay at my heels ready to strike in an instant though for a moment have held their peace. Granted, the love remains within a charitable heart. I am here. You are here. Let us come to know […]

Words & Steely Knives

My Life Turned Around: Words and Steely Knives Have you heard: “And they will defile My secret place; For robbers shall enter it and defile it.”                                                                                                                         Ezekiel 7: 22 These steely knives meant to slice through the anger of the spoken word, vehement by nature as on a cutting board of hardened bamboo and […]

Focal Planes & Focal Length

John G Evans c 2019 Through my honest attempt to comprehend the photographic focal planes within the camera lens I consulted a brilliant photography colleague of mine whose name I shall not reveal at this time having no consent to mention her name. However, she brought to light the mystery hidden within the complex world […]

Today I am Reading:

The Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Crafting Light and Shadow by Chris Knight. By the time I complete the history of portraits, art, the Masters, and light & shadow, I should have a very clear sensibility for creating my own style of portraits. Though, I have colleagues in the field who have taught me much, […]

Acquiring New Photographic Skills

Today is a day to celebrate the assets of receiving additional skills and gear. I ordered a new backdrop (black), for the moments I wish to convey throughout my grief stricken days. But, it is more than this. To me black is class. I like the way color, lighting, composition, the pose, all come together […]

Military PTSD – Series 1

Intimidation by Military PTSD So, the conflicts of war in ’71 and the issue of dog-tags depending on who you are become a kind of tattoo wrapped around your bloody neck like a hangman’s noose, well, it just sort of became my duty. Our flag was my heart and soul…still is. Onward into the scenario […]