These days I am busy being a fine-art photographer and photographic educator. I am so lucky to be living on magical and artisitc Whidbey Island just north of Seattle, Washington.
I am a big fan of the living a creative life and finding the best ways to further the creative process. I am lucky enough to have the chance to blend my love of digital technologies with the analog darkroom. This blending gives me the opportunity to work in a variety of mediums, with my current focus being on palladium and platinum printing as well as wet-plate printing.
In addition to running my own studio, I am also a core faculty member of the Photographic Center Northwest in Seattle. This year I am also presenting at both Photoshop World and Creative Live. You can also find me hosting my weekly podcast called The Perceptive Photographer which focuses on the challenges and day-to-day aspects of living as a photographer. I also like to read and memorize random facts so I am also certified in both Adobe® Lightroom and Photoshop.
Movies I’ll watch more than twice: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Galaxy Quest, Alien, Aliens, Alien 3 (just kidding), Empire Strikes Back, Citizen Kane, LOTR, Dark Knight, MIB, Princess Bride
Desert Island Music: Jazz any type, the Beatles, Eric Clapton, Eagles,
Desert Island Food: Handmade flour tortillas, Apple Pie, Pear Pie, Peach Pie, Chocolate Cream Pie, Blueberry Pie, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, did I mention pie?
TV show I should be on: Shaun the Sheep
Camera I most love to work with: My Ebony 4×5, Nikon D850, or Nikon Z7
Favorite time of day to shoot: Night, love the artificial light and shadows
Cool Recent Accomplishment: Working on digital negative and alternative processing book.
About the Silly Dog Studio
Silly Dog Studios is a working artist space (a photography studio, a writer’s studio, and workshop space for people who want to expand themselves as creators. Silly Dog Studios is also our home.
We are photographer and popular instructor/podcaster, Daniel Gregory, poet/essayist/author, Lori Kane, Australian Shepherd/goof ball/dog wonder, Eva Louise Jellybean (aka, Eva KaneEvil and Eva Las Vegas), and three cats too awesome for words, so they say.
We are surrounded and supported by a host of others here. Our friends, family, and kind human neighbors, yes. Plus, we share the larger Silly Dog space with hundreds of plants and trees (including a beautiful dead tree still dancing and teaming with life); a raccoon family; several deer families; a pair of stellar jays; a pair of flickers; a pair of doves; a squirrel mom and her four Eva-taunting kids; passing-through robins; a gaggle of in-fighting hummingbirds; a mouse family who we’re trying to convince not to eat our car wiring for their sake as much as ours; plus neighbor ducks, heron, and eagles. All here now welcome your playful, gentle presence.
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