Summing up a trip that transformed both a mom and a son is a task for mixed media, metaphor, and leaving some things unexplained.
Zenlike and modern but more bizarre than I expected, Japan left an impression that is as surprising today as it was ten years ago.
Click to view paintings by Warsaw-based artist Agnieszka Zawisza and read about their impact on the one taking the photographs.
A revisit can deepen one’s regard for a place and still let down expectations of better weather. The same can be said for photos.
Fifteen snapshots capture a place I’ve come to know well over the years, though my vantage point was new this time around.
A wonderful creative opportunity has been teaching me to take a closer look at the basic truths behind some kitchen basics.
On the evening of the summer solstice in 2018 the Warsaw sky revealed extremes befitting the occasion. Here’s what I observed.
Flowers are my favorite gift, a great subject to photograph, and always more than the sum of the stems making up an arrangement.
Photos of boys of a certain age enjoying their winter break. Also, a glimpse into the origin of the phrase in the title.
As one year ends and another one begins, the sky explodes. Here’s what I caught on camera in the second minute of 2018.
A handful of photos documenting December wonders plus a brief confession about my experience of this year’s holiday season.
Photos and thoughts summing up my impression of Portugal: a place less “southern” than expected and bracingly unostentatious.
Have I finally found my ideal toolkit for capturing images with precision and ease? So far, things look promising.
Some inspiration from a glimpse of the Mokotów sky caught one half hour before sunset and minutes before a burst of rain.
On ways that working has eased my recent suffering, or rather the completion of work, the proof of my capacity for it.
A springtime feast for two that seems to break all the rules can still be a festive celebration of the holiday spirit.
A cross-section of some vibrant cross-sections I shot in my kitchen to illustrate an upcoming food essay for Magazyn Wino.
Days before the year’s close, another dismantling was on display. Here is my words-and-images record of this remarkable event.
On the fifteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a sunset scene in Warsaw, Poland, is a symbolic comment on the tragedy.
Oddly quiet photos of a sweeping home improvement project, along with a few words about living through the experience.
For all my luck and hard work (1/100, handheld!) to get this kind of detail, I still suspect a special moon cycle was at play.
A city rooftop scene on a rainy day has inspired the first real professional collaboration between mother and son.
Behind some of my most thrilling photography lies not technical skill or talent, but luck. Two kinds of luck, in fact.
Are you ready to start making sushi at home? Not sure how to shop and what to do next? This guide will get you started.
An instant of photojournalistic realness at a time when I though I was leaving that genre for a less narrative style.
Photos of the remarkable Warsaw sky—part of a nascent series devoted to a view I’ve been admiring for more than ten years.
A unique opportunity to test out an impressive camera has inspired a review probably more contemplative than practical.
There is a new book out by an author I know well, and it features my photography, including a very special photo on the cover.
Four lucky shots combine to tell the story of one sunset over Warsaw—and raise questions about the sun’s trip across the sky.
It was a year of change for both mother and son, as well as for making new connections and reading books by Jonathan Franzen.
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