New book title,
The Bell Tolls for Thee:
A Lifetime of Photography and Stories
Each man’s death diminishes me,
For I am involved in mankind.
Therefore, send not to know
For whom the bell tolls,
It tolls for thee.
– John Donne, 1624
The book is coming along. Now with the editor, Rachel Oppedahl. From there it will go to the book designer. The book consists of about 200 photos, with stories to go with many of them. Some will even have a QR code that will take the reader to a video supporting the story.
Here is an example. Since I photographed her in 2006 at the Monterey Jazz Festival, I have followed the career of jazz bassist and singer, Katie Thiroux. Her photos and story:
If the reader clicks on the QR code they can see this video:
The book has 15 chapters covering topics including, Nature, Sports, Humor, Work, Community, etc. A few samples:
More to Come…