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Balancing Act, exhibition + reviews

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

I had an exhibition of my long exposure self portrait pinhole photographs, mostly from the Balancing Act series that I made between 2006 and 2007, exploring the gain, loss, and regain of my ability to stand. The show was at Axolotl Gallery, in Edinburgh, with some of the prints showing at its sister gallery, Axo, [...]

print sale: pictures are an education

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

print sale: pictures are an education Originally uploaded by heyoka. I’m offering a number of handmade silver prints, made from pictures in this set, for a reduced price for the next few weeks… I’m currently studying to finish a long-paused degree, having picked it up again after a gap of twenty years. Unfortunately, I’m a [...]

updates at

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

There’s a long overdue update to the main site at, with some new images in the self portrait section, and the work in progress area. More soon! (pinhole image above made on Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day 2009)

me: group show in Sweden

Saturday, September 13th, 2008

Shameless self promotion! If you’re going to be anywhere near Öland at the end of the month, I hope you’ll be exploring the joys of Konstnatten. I wish I was able to go along myself, but 16 of my images will be on show at Saxnäs (including a dozen pinhole photographs). And I’m delighted to [...]

pinhole: science + art

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

Pinholery meets the future, with a group of international researchers creating the brightest, sharpest x-ray holograms of microscopic objects ever made, thousands of times more efficiently than previous x-ray-holographic methods.

First Amendment Rally at Union Square, NYC

Friday, July 27th, 2007

If you’re in New York today, please go, if you can, go and join the Filmmaker/Photographer contingent at this Friday’s First Amendment rally at Union Square. Recently proposed regulations seriously threaten the rights of photographers and filmmakers to operate in NYC, and they could go into effect as soon as this August. Other laws already [...]

vertical: a return to pinhole photography

Monday, July 16th, 2007

How good it feels to return to making pinhole photographs, and to return to the vertical. The last ones I made, in late March, were made on the last day I was able to stand on my own two feet. I’ve been dabbling in the dark side for the past couple of weeks, using a [...]

Camp Obscura: Santa Fe

Monday, May 28th, 2007

Live near Santa Fe? Artist Jackie Mathey is hosting a week long pinhole camp for all ages from 12 years up. Starting on 9th June, participants with make and use 4×5″ pinhole cameras, learn cyanotype printing, make camera obscuras, work with film and paper development, and, by the sound of things, have a blast.

off my feet

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

self portrait with crutches Originally uploaded by heyoka. I’m going to be mostly offline for the next two weeks, and absent for some time after that, so things will be even quieter here than normal. My truly rotten hip is taking over large chunks of my life again. I had a third hip replacement in [...]

f295 Lensless Photography Calendar

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

The f295 Lensless Photography Calendar, which runs from March 2007 to February 2008, is now available from Lulu. Packed with juicy international full colour pinholy goodness from around the world, it includes page after page of work from all of these artists: Bruce Berrien, Stratford, Connecticut, US Bryan Bogater, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US Nancy A. [...]