Pete Souza’s “The West Wing and Beyond” book launch

Pete Souza takes questions from the audience in Madison, Wis., on Sept. 27, 2022

Pete Souza, President Barack Obama’s official photographer, gave a talk last night (Sept. 27, 2022) in downtown Madison. His new book, The West Wing and Beyond: What I Saw Inside the Presidency, was released yesterday. We started the evening at Himal Chuli, our favorite Nepalese restaurant, and then headed to the Orpheum. Souza gave a …

Jenie Gao

Jenie Gao in her Madison studio

A lot of photographers have subsequently made the same decision (I’m looking at you, Tone Madison) that I made on Sept. 14, 2019: take Jenie Gao’s picture in front of the shelves in her studio. Back then, it was a new studio, with contractors still doing their thing to outfit it. As she enters a …

We love Bikes

We love bikes

Up at 4, listening to Cocteau Twins, doing the work I do. A bit of balm for the soul. Good to see friends Ben and Liz who were volunteering for Ride the Drive in the park the other day. We ❤️ bikes.