Longtime large-format photographer, working mainly with environmental topics, landscape, and the Gladding McBean ceramics factory in Lincoln, California.
Former writer and managing editor for View Camera magazine. Former executive director of Viewpoint Photographic Art Center in Sacramento. Taught photography from 1970 to 2011 from San Diego to Sacramento to Maine, never full-time. Directed the Gladding McBean Photography Workshops from 1996 through 2011