After almost 30 years, I’m having lunch with long-time colleague, schoolmate, photo-lab-rat Jim Lommasson next week.

Exit Wounds, Jim Lommasson, portland, oregon, scott sakamoto After a series of Facebook Messages, we finally found a common date, more on that later. In the meantime, it looks like Jim Lommasson has been busy with the likes of one of my All-Time Heros, Ken Burns. = Jim, it will be great to catch, “I apologize” (I’ll explain) and I’ll be picking your brain!

What’s Jim been up to?

When does a war end? Does it ever? Many returning soldiers bring wars back with them, and these wars can reach beyond the battlefield or firefight, infiltrating the very thing that defines comfort and safety: home. The trials of homecoming are vast and complex, often resonating with tales of Odysseus’ journey back to Ithaca from the Trojan War.1

Published on Dec 29, 2014
Photographs Matter: This video is an edited excerpt from Oregon Art Beat on Oregon Public Broadcasting. 40 years condensed to 10 minutes.. with Intro by Ken Burns.
See you next Tuesday = Cheers!