I have been photographing for over forty years. After a forty-five year career as a clinical psychologist, I retired from the practice of psychology to pursue a second career as a fine art and landscape photographer. Other than participating in several photography workshops, as well as a photography course at Michigan State University’s Evening College, I am self-taught.


Of all the visual arts, only photography can capture and freeze a fleeting moment in time. In my photography, I try to reveal those fleeting moments that are uniquely beautiful, poignant, and compelling, so that others can see and experience what I had seen and experienced.


The painter, Edward Hopper, after being asked by a journalist, "What do you paint?" replied, "I paint light." The word, "photograph", means painting with light. Without light, even the most special moments in time can appear static and flat. Light brings a photograph to life. It is only then, that my experience of those unique and special moments in time can be fully shared. 








Juried Group Shows


Ann Arbor Public Library, Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor

Newaygo County Photography Show, Fremont

Margot's Gallery, Oxford

Absolute Gallery, Lansing

Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center, Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham

Scarab Club Gallery, Detroit

Our Town Art Show at the Birmingham Community House, Birmingham

University of Michigan-Dearborn Open Competition at the Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, Dearborn

Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing

Padzieski Gallery, Dearborn

Lawrence Street Gallery,  Ferndale


Solo Shows


East Lansing Public Library, East Lansing

Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale

University of Michigan Medical Center, Gifts of Art Program,  Ann Arbor

Anselmo Gallery, Lansing

The Framer's Edge Gallery, Okemos


Invited Solo Shows 


Birmingham Unitarian Church, Birmingham

Michigan Design Center, Troy




Juried Group Show


Site: Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn







Best of Show


Padzieski Gallery Annual Photography Exhibition, Dearborn


Best of Color


Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale


Honorable Mention


Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale








Arnold Berkman

4780 Arapaho Trail

Okemos, MI  48864















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