Category Archives: clamming

Spring Break…..

I just returned from Spring Break with the family. While the weather forecast for the week had looked great, at the last minute it turned cold, too cold for me to want to get out of bed early, put on … Continue reading

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Southern Glossary…..

Southern Glossary is a web-based magazine about Southern art, performance, documentary, and advocacy. A while ago I contributed photos from my The Colors of Clamming portfolio to their Instagram site. Four of them made it into the winter print edition … Continue reading

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The Working Copy…..

Here is a short video of the book’s working copy. I am going to still make a few editorial fixes, but this is pretty much what it is going to look like. It is rather obvious that I need to … Continue reading

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TS #9/Hermine

To distract myself this past weekend, I put the finishing touches on the working copy of my Japanese Stab Bound book The Way We Work/Clam Boogie. For a while, the distraction worked. Then the reality of Tropical Storm # 9/Hurrican … Continue reading

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One Signature Zine….

A few days ago I made this one signature zine with an 8.5×11 inch sheet of Red River 2-sided Premium Matte paper. I think it turned out well. The twist to making it is that I fold it so that … Continue reading

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The Colors of Clamming….

Wesley winching up clam bags while Jeffrey is hosing them down to get all the mud and sand off the clams and bags; Brett in back emptying the bags into orange-red plastic buckets. Watching this evolution is like watching a … Continue reading

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The Way We Work…..book

A couple of days ago I ran across my above book – I was surprised how good it looked to me and how well it had held up. It was the motivation I needed to get started on another one. … Continue reading

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Working Offshore…

 Jeffrey, Wesley and Brett hauling clams on board and washing and stowing them.    

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Clam Belt….

Wesley pulling a clam belt off the stern of the bird-dog. This past week we had a tropical storm come through the area and the waters were closed to clamming and oystering.        

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A New One….

These littles Zines are absolutely fun to make and I should make more of them. It’s all done with one sheet of 8.5×11 paper. I use RR 2 side Premium Matte, for making this kind of stuff and some books. … Continue reading

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Then and Now…

  Diana and her sister wrestling a large and very heavy bag of clams onto their bird-dog in 2004. Diana’s boat was one of the earler ones to adopt the cut-out transom which made it far easier to get the … Continue reading

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Wrestling….

Wesley, Jeffrey, and Brett bringing clam bags on board while at the same time hosing them down to get the mud off the clams/bags and keep the boat’s deck clean.        

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On The Water…

I was out yesterday morning with Wesley, Jeffrey and Brett hauling  clam bags  aboard their bird-dog. The cut-off transom sure makes that easier.          

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Clam Belt….

 Wesley getting ready to spread clam belt on Gulf bottom. I left this one in color because I am fascinated by the water swirling around Wesley and the clam belt.

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Tumbling…

Jeffrey at the end of the tumbler, checking for bad clams and ‘trash.’ What this photo does not convey is the incredible speed, agility and team work the whole process of clamming requires and which these guys have perfected. That … Continue reading

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