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The typewriter header image for this site is a detail from my photograph The Faulkner Portable, which I shot in William Faulkner's office at his home (operated as a museum) in Oxford, Mississippi.  The image appears on the cover of the Cambridge Introduction to William Faulkner. Signed and numbered prints are available from Southside Gallery on the Oxford Square or directly from me.

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I also take passable head-shots, product shots, available-light candids and other imagery that might accompany my web and writing projects. I am usually better at shooting things than people.



Left: This appeared in Lonely Planet's Louisiana & the Deep South with my accompanying text: 

African Village in America: This half-acre of yard sculpture is one of the most dramatic examples of visionary self-taught art  anywhere. A pilgrimage to Alabama’s civil rights shrines wouldn’t be complete without a glimpse into this humble, private vision of peace and justice. ... There are representations of African warriors watching their descendants’ struggles in Alabama … and hand-lettered messages everywhere…street signs with names like ‘Self Hate Street,’ ‘Gang Warfare Street,’ and ‘Babies Having Babies Having Babies Self-Genocide Street.’ Don’t worry about fear and loathing on Nassau St, though; it’s a peaceful residential area.







Right: The Faulkner's grave image (same roll as the typewriter) 
appeared 
in a Huffington Post piece on Top 10 Party Schools (slide #5).





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