About the Author

Douglas Bienert
Blurbarian Since October 2008
Name Douglas Bienert
My Web Site www.douglasbienert.com
Location Portland, Oregon USA
Gender Male
My Occupation Photographer
My Bio Douglas Bienert is a freelance photographer from Portland, Oregon. In high school he was fortunate to have been schooled in classical fine art black and white photographic technique. In 1991 he graduated from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California earning a B.A. in Advertising and Illustration Photography. He returned to Portland and taught photography at the high school level until 1999. In addition to his fine art, his services are available for portraits and commercial advertising projects.

Things I Don't Mind The World Knowing

Spoiler alert: I'm thinking my next book will be about...
Pioneer Ranch Camp. A horsemanship camp for boys located in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta.

The annual Polar Bear Swim at English Bay in Vancouver, B.C. (That's with people... not bears!)
Everyone needs to know about these authors and artists...
Authors: Chiam Potok - My Name is Asher Lev, Douglas Coupland - Life After God, and Girlfriend in a Coma, John Knowles - A Separate Peace.

Photographers: Andre Kertesz, Richard Avadon, Ralph Gibson

Music: The Smiths, Music of the Church in England (Early, Roman, and Anglican), New Order, Talk Talk, Depeche Mode, and The Postal Service.
This book is addictive. Read it. (At your own risk.)
Chiam Potok - My Name is Asher Lev.