PUBLISHING NEWS: Ever since I was a young architect and photographer I enjoyed frequenting magazine stands. Fortunately, there was a very good one, OLIVER'S, on Decatur St. in the New Orleans French Quarter where I lived. Also, in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, because of the air base, there was a great magazine stand that carried many European publications. Tania and I would always stop there on our way to the beautiful beaches of Destin, and stock up on a stack of illustrated mags. I learned much about photography from just looking at some of these magazines such as LOOK, PARIS MATCH and ZOOM. Now I have found the perfect medium for my photographs and narratives - the self-published magazine format. Its relatively inexpensive and the reproduction is superb. Best of all, I can design the layout to by liking. I use a program called BookWright and upload the finished product to BLURB.COM. Stunning copies arrive in a little over a week. The first of this new process is titled CUENTOS del NORTE and is focused on HWY 90 and the TRANS PECOS of S.W. Texas. It can be viewed free of charge at:
Tania and I have published Quetzal and Zopilote: a journey to middle america, the story of our 1970 trip via a single-engine airplane to Mexico and Guatemala. It can be viewed free of charge at this site:
Another book, DAMASCUS GATE: Memories of Palestine 1973, can also be viewed at:
Also, I have now posted another two, for a total of five, chapters of another book-in-progress: Resurrecting the Dead: The Story of a French Quarter Restoration and Other Vignettes of the Crescent City. (see menu) More will follow.
I can best be reached by e-mail: email@example.com