Category Archives: Florida

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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Simply Messing About with Books…

With apologies to Kenneth Graham, …there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about with books. I continue being slow as molasses putting this book together. However, it is an extremely satisfying task, … Continue reading

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Stepping Back……

Lately, I have been going through my old negatives, in a very unorganized sort of way. I do not have all my 3-ring binders that hold contact sheets and negatives, in one place. What I discovered was that there are … Continue reading

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Photobook…..

  I keep working on my 8×10 inch  Strathmore Drawing paper  photo book, finished the front and back cover made with board and Kraft Paper. It’s the same as I have used all along. However, it had been a while … 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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Summer Graduation BFA Exhibit

Friday evening we caught the opening of the BFA exhibit at FSU. There were only four summer graduates, of the work exhibited this one really caught my eye. I need to go back and check who the artist is, can’t … 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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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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Going To Work….

 Early Friday Morning        

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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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