Keep taking pictures

In my earliest memories of Martin family gatherings I always see my grandfather with a camera around his neck. I don’t really remember Pop taking pictures, but he must have because we have books and boxes full of pictures from days at the beach, playing in the leaves, lining up at a buffet table at … More Keep taking pictures

I need practice

This morning when I left my apartment to make a trip to Naples to visit my parents, I stuffed my Nikon D5000 (my camera) and my laptop into my backpack. I haven’t used my camera much lately and have only been taking photos with my iPhone. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. I’ve become a … More I need practice

Unfinished business

I was sitting in my bed, one eye on the gruesome fight scene in the second-to-last episode of the Marvel/Netflix series “The Punisher,” the other on a pair of Moleskine notebooks sitting in my lap. My stomach turned a little bit as Frank Castle, spitting blood and screaming, poked his enemy’s eyes out. It also … More Unfinished business