Full admission: I didn’t always love Spartanburg. As a kid, all I saw here was a place stuck in the past and showing its age. Being the kid I was, I didn’t understand the town my grandfather — Papa— obviously loved. It took far too long to discover that on my own.
There’s a rumor I want to dispel. It’s not a rumor about me or my photography, or about you, or about any political figure. Instead it’s a very old rumor which has been repeated so often that it now passes by unchallenged, becoming accepted as general knowledge even though it’s completely wrong. The rumor is that Albert Einstein once said “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Sometimes the rumor says it’s Franklin, or sometimes Twain, but not only did none of these people ever say such a thing, but […]
Hi there. I’ve been absent from the blog for far too long, going about my everyday life, and thinking that I deserved a little break after doing a bunch of work in September. I decided I could afford to put the camera away for a bit, chill out, relax. But things didn’t quite work out that way.
Imagine what I can do for you.
My name is Burnnie, and I am a photographer and writer. If you’re looking at this page within a few weeks of it first getting posted, what you’re looking at is more or less the website equivalent of a nice big room with a bunch of unpacked moving boxes stacked in the corner. There’s a lot to consider. I’ve already changed the theme a half-dozen times. Which would be what, comparing paint swatches on the wall? Maybe. What you might be looking at now isn’t quite complete. Building out the framework of how I want this site to work is […]