Merrill Photo Blog

Conglomeration

Conglomeration

I did not realize, when I began this 100 day camera review journey, that I would be sent down so many different avenues of inspiration. There was a time when I processed so much film, I simply glanced at the negatives, chose a few to print or scan, then filed them....

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Handtinting photographs

Handtinting photographs

I’ve spent a good part of my life handtinting photographs with a variety of paints, dyes, pastels, Photoshop etc. (There’s 30 years I won’t get back.) I recently signed up for a youtube channel and posted two handtinting how-to videos. Click here for...

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Bill Dawson, metalsmith

Bill Dawson, metalsmith

  Gather ’round, my creative friends! I’m working on photographing some pieces by renowned metalsmith, Bill Dawson. ( click here for his website … but don’t go there yet! I still need your attention over here.) What I’ve been given...

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200 Things – a Washaway Beach album

200 Things – a Washaway Beach album

Cool and crazy stuff washes up on our beach all the time. I’m lucky to have the opportunity to document the things I see. On my [almost] daily walks with my dog[s], I never EXPECT to find anything. Some days I don’t find much of anything. Then, one day...

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First Post and New Website!

First Post and New Website!

I have this thing where, I have all these great blog ideas. Then I go to implement them and everything comes to a screaming, screeching halt. (Insert the sound of skidding tires and a whiff of overheated brake pads.) Typing these few sentences is the first step in...

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