Jeff Bonhof shares his inspiring story of waiting until age 40 to come out. I am excited to meet more people like him and preserve the LGBTQ histories in the state of Idaho. Same love!
The documentary I produced about Mark Brooks Calnon's WWII POW experience has been accepted to the Northwest Film Forum's Local Sightings Festival in Seattle this September. Northwest Film Forum Local Sightings Here's a link to the Calnon Collection on the University of Idaho's Library website. It's cool to connect film and history. Mark Brooks Calnon … Continue reading “Some Lived” accepted to Local Sightings Festival in Seattle
I'm so excited that the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has agreed to match $30,000 in funds for the oral histories aspect of "Idaho's LGBTQ Community" project. This is a huge step in reaching the goal of collecting, publishing and archiving this collection representing every county to promote diversity and equality in the state … Continue reading NEH Grant for Oral Histories
I've been teaching in Ireland so I've taken a break from blogging but a student is working on a digital portfolio and having troubles with word press cropping images so I thought I'd test it out. If I just uploaded this image and added it to a post the top and bottom were cropped. However … Continue reading Test Image Crop/Ireland
I was finally able to get copies of the public records I requested from the Canyon County Prosecutors office regarding the cases against Schneider, Woods, Tracy, and Henkel in the murder and robbery of Steve Nelson. For the past two days I've been tasked with trying to transfer really bizarre video file types and to … Continue reading Public Records Digital Transfers
This evening I attended a presentation by Ken Sklute, a designated Canon Explorer of Light. His insights into knowing your gear, researching location and light, then being patient while you exploit depth was great. His talk focused on previsualization and achieving visual depth by looking through things in the foreground of an image. He discussed … Continue reading Ken Sklute Photography Workshop
Today I finally completed the interview with Kieran Donahue, the Sheriff of Canyon County. Mikey Huffstutler and I rigged the hotel room with bed skirts and throw blankets so there wouldn't be pink curtains in the background of our shots. Good thing, it wouldn't match the ten gallon hat. The content was excellent and I … Continue reading Sheriff Donahue Interview