Image: Closing the Gap Awarded by: Shreveport Photographic Society Date: January 2013 This award follows in order of the first two being the third award received for open color type competition.
Image: Striking Iron Awarded by: Shreveport Photographic Society Date: January 2013 This prestigious award signifies the best art presented for the year in the open color or pictorial category. The same image received both top awards.
Image: Striking Iron Awarded by: Shreveport Photographic Society Date: January 2013 The highest award available for competing photographers and is indicative of the finest art represented for that year.
A lot of stuff has happened out on Route 66; weirdness stays in full bloom year around out there. Nat King Cole started singing about it in 1946 when he suggested, “Get your kicks, on Route 66.” And so, many people have done just that including yours truly. Here’s how that happened for me; one Continue reading
Big Red, Edie, and I have a serious relationship with the southwest and in particular with it’s high desert. Our big adventures usually begin in Albuquerque, 843 miles from our front door. Red handily covers the distance in twelve hours. From there we travel the four corners area. We love the people and their land Continue reading
“What In the World Is Product Photography!?!?” Greetings everyone from Studio B aka Brian Buckner Photography! Today’s writings, not unlike all I do, stray somewhat from the norm. Hey! I won’t be helping it either as I don’t want to; I love the beat of a different drummer, like me! That works out so great Continue reading
Where are the images? The ever elusive and always obscure compositions? Yes, the darting specters of reality evading capture at every turn in the road. Those recalcitrant nano-moments where space intersects time that refuse to enter the camera. Yes, those images that you so desperately want to capture even though, you don’t even know Continue reading
Big Red, Edie and I are always looking for diversions (that’s the same as “photographic opportunities” dear reader). When we find out about an event that appears to hold the promise of cool imagery, it’s a done deal, we’re headed! Such an event is the annual air- show at Barksdale AFB. Now, there are a Continue reading
“Shhhh, be still!”, I admonished Edie as she stood behind Big Red’s truck bed banging together ever item we had left Shreveport with in one enormous cacophony of sound. “I don’t see what the big deal is!”, she retorted while continuing to root around in her camera back-pack, “There’s not a soul within miles of Continue reading
Here in the South where I make my home, there are smaller bridges and trestles that remind me of times gone past. Most of these are located in very rural areas. They are deep in the country and receive little use. Many of these are constructed of creosote timbers and bolts. They have not one Continue reading