Entries by scottlondon

An Afternoon With Byron Katie

There is a wonderful line in A Thousand Names for Joy where Byron Katie asks: Who would you be without your story? “There is no story that is you or leads to you,” she says. “Every story leads away from you. You are what exists before all stories. You are what remains when the story is […]

The 50mm, My First Love

I recently updated my equipment page — see What’s in the Camera Bag? — and it struck me that I had given short shrift to one of my most cherished pieces of equipment, the 50mm f/1.4. This is a lens that I don’t often use in my professional work but that nevertheless serves as a […]

Playa Dust

    Playa Dust is a book edited by Samantha Krukowski recently published by Black Dog. It features a collection of great essays along with a wealth of beautiful images, many of them of historical interest, by some wonderful photographers — perhaps especially Stewart Harvey. His stuff is simply amazing. My own work also appears […]

Photos from Burning Man 2014

2014 marked my eleventh consecutive year at Burning Man. It was as wonderful and enchanting as ever, complete with big art, beautiful people, dear friends, stellar performances, and—of course—wild infernos. Burning Man 2014 coincided with the publication of our new coffee-table book, Burning Man: Art on Fire, with writer Jennifer Raiser and fellow photographer Sidney Erthal. […]

Recent Publications

With the forthcoming release of my book with Jennifer Raiser and Sidney Erthal, Burning Man: Art on Fire — which comes out this week — my photography has been getting a little more attention than usual. Six of my images were featured in the San Francisco Chronicle this past Sunday as part of a big spread about […]