Robert Frank at the Greyhound bus station in San Francisco.
Robert Frank at the Greyhound bus station in San Francisco.

Blasts from my past

PROJECT As a young newspaper photojournalist one of my heroes was renowned Swiss photographer Robert Frank. In 1988 I got to photograph him for the San Francisco Chronicle. At my suggestion we took a walk down Mission Street to the old Greyhound bus station. Frank was kind enough to sit for a moment with people waiting…

Project Open Hand

PROJECT An art director called and explained they were doing a pro bono project, a fund-raising brochure for Project Open Hand in San Francisco. Inspired by work of mine published in a Communication Arts photography annual she asked me to do the photography. I was honored. At that time Open Hand provided food and comfort…

Passover in the Desert

PROJECT Photography of Wilderness Torah‘s 2014 Passover in the Desert, a multi-day festival of Earth-based Judaism held in the Panamint Valley of California’s Mojave Desert. Photographs featured on the Berkeley-based organization’s website, Facebook site and in post-event emails to participants. A 12-minute public radio piece by Judy Silber, “Bay Area Jews quench spiritual thirst in…