Recently, I’ve been enjoying a small, illustrated volume by the early 20th century German author Hermann Hesse. Appropriately titled Trees, it is a compilation of Hesse’s essays and poetry about a subject he clearly loved, the many species and situations of trees that graced his life. Sensitively written, his writings explore the features of theContinue reading “A Love of Trees”
Photos from a day’s outing at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, Virginia
In searching to create deeper meaning in my photos, I’ve found inspiration from Wynn Bullock’s work.
We went back to Letchworth State Park for a second day of photography, this time focusing on intimate landscapes rather than the grand landscapes I showed in my last posting. The colors of the leaves remained at their peak, creating brilliant displays of the best the season has to offer. Following are some of theContinue reading “Autumn in New York”
I’ve not had much time for photography the last couple of months. It’s all due to the usual things: yard work, laundry, cooking (I cook a lot and love making bread), finishing up some woodworking projects, and so on. I think you know the drill. But I needed to make some photos for my photoContinue reading “Some Recent Close-Ups”
The opportunity to safari in Kenya was a one-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see and photograph big-game animals in their native habitat. Early on our first morning out in the Land Rovers, we chanced upon a herd of elephants in a state of considerable excitement. During the night a baby elephant had been born to a youngContinue reading “Birth of an Elephant”