Sun Catchers - Image by Brian L Butler

On the Subject of Nudes

On The Subject of Nudes I’ve decided to change my photographic focus a bit. I’m going to experiment with some new areas. Expand my horizons. The first expansion will involve shooting nudes. Very tasteful. Very artistic. There’s a long and respected tradition of the nude form in photography and I think I can contribute something. I’ll start with images of my lovely wife and then … Continue reading On the Subject of Nudes


Life from a Cell: New Orleans Edition

I can’t, not shoot. And when I travel, doubly not. And in a place where the sensory stimulation can be every bit as intoxicating as a Hurricane on Bourbon, not shooting in New Orleans would actually cause me physical pain. The photographic DTs. But this particular trip to the Big Easy was different. Different and special because it was a weekend getaway with the one … Continue reading Life from a Cell: New Orleans Edition


 I started playing with Google+ a couple of days ago. It’s hard to tell until I build things up a bit but so far I like what I see. The coolest thing so far is hooking back up with some photoblog friends from a few years ago. This, that and the other has gotten me far away from regular posting on the old Panhandlin’ photoblog … Continue reading Google+

Life from a Cell

I am intrigued and inspired by the constant barrage of instant images. Cameras are everywhere and what a photographic image means is evolving. Images from cell phones that are at times mundane and at times wonderful. Digital images made to resemble their antique, analog ancestors. Is it cheating? Is it fair game? Does anyone care about the how as long as the end product is … Continue reading Life from a Cell

"Horse and Riders" by Allan Teger


Bodyscapes There’s a wonderful yearly event here in Pensacola called the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival. We all went down on this near perfect fall day and had a great time taking in all the sights and sounds. An artist named Allan Teger once again brought himself and his Bodyscapes work to the festival. His booth always gets attention and usually makes smiles. That’s one of … Continue reading Bodyscapes

Mr. Seinfeld Goes to Washington - Publicity Still

Mr. Seinfeld Goes to Washington

Mr. Seinfeld Goes to Washington Can you believe it? This groundbreaking sitcom is coming to an end. Mr. Seinfeld Goes to Washington started out as a simple show about four friends and their wacky quest for the White House. But it has grown into a once in a lifetime television event. After a ratings dream season, the series ending episode will be broadcast on Tuesday, … Continue reading Mr. Seinfeld Goes to Washington