That first time is a big deal. Actually, it’s always a big deal.

Jerry Uelsmann, Untitled (1977) — This image was my key inspiration. It took one curvy shaded line to make the rock alive and sexy. This was on the wall in my living room when I was 14 and I looked at it for countless hours.


This might not seem like nothing to you now, but it will.

ALSO: THE TABLE OF CONTENTS

Selfie at the deYoung, 2015


Rubin, 2021

NSFW sunset walk in the Santa Cruz Hills


Staircase, Riomaggiore (Rubin, 2015)

Riomaggiore in Black & White


Christmas Eve (Rubin, 2020)

My daughter insisted we go for a walk…


Netflix, and being lost in local maximums.

Denali towering over the 10 thousand foot foothills. (Google Images)


Muir Woods (Rubin, 2015)

They’re harder to shoot than I realized.

M. H. Rubin

Living a creative life, a student of high magic, and hopefully growing wiser as I age. • Ex-Lucasfilm, Netflix, Adobe. • Here are my stories and photos.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store