Flying Go-Carts

Flying Go-Carts

A friend took me out over the weekend to fly in her “powered parachute”. These hilarious little flying crafts are basically go-carts that power a giant fan and sit under a parachute. This morning we were flying through low clouds and the haze of a factory...
Refinery and Cemetery

Refinery and Cemetery

On my way back to Austin in January, 2011, I passed this refinery.  It was only when I drove up that I noticed the little cemetery that the refinery had been built around. It was a bizarre and somewhat chilling scene.
Dante’s Refinery (Salt Lake)

Dante’s Refinery (Salt Lake)

I drove past this refinery on my way into Salt Lake City after I had spent the summer photographing public lands that were being leased for oil, gas and coal development. This was the other end of that chain that leads to our energy usage, and I had to turn around and...
Helena hills

Helena hills

The lines of the hills beyond the Archie Bray Foundation constantly intrigued me.  The hills were a source of constant interest in the way that the shadows of clouds rolled across them, but this photo was just a beautiful sunset behind them. Sunset behind the...
Old Brick Kiln in Helena, MT

Old Brick Kiln in Helena, MT

This is the inside of an old beehive kiln that was used for firing bricks at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, MT.  I was at the Archie Bray as a visiting artist, and this kiln fascinated me.  I spent hours inside it.