Franz Krachtus

has been a member since May 2009 and goes by FranzUSA.

I was fortunate to have been the art director of a fine weekly newspaper, the The Santa Barbara Independent (formerly the News & Review), which was run by the former editor of Rolling Stone Magazine. The paper has always placed importance on top-notch photography and over the span of 10 years, I worked with exceptional photographers like Christopher Gardner and Kim Reiserson.

I run a creative design/marketing business in Solana Beach, California.

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Furry Bark

11 Oct 201142 views
In "Photo Challenge: Rule of Trees"

The Tumbleweed Blowers

22 May 200983 views, 1 favorite, 1 comment


22 May 200941 views


22 May 200946 views


22 May 200950 views

Last moments

22 May 200989 views, 2 comments

Is this it?

21 May 2009108 views, 1 favorite, 2 comments
In "Anticipation"


20 May 2009219 views, 3 favorites, 3 comments
In "Fairy Tale"

Quiet Reflection

20 May 2009189 views, 4 favorites, 4 comments
In "Zen"

Brazilian Beauty

20 May 2009183 views, 2 comments

Flying Elvises

20 May 2009771 views, 16 favorites, 7 comments
Hot! In "Prank"


20 May 200984 views, 1 comment

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