Photography is said to be “all about the light,” but shadows are essential to the most compelling images. Some of the many uses of shadows are shown here.
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A Love of Trees
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”
Abstract Photos as Art
I’ve started a year-long course in creative photography with Lori Lankford. The course is designed to expand my photographic vision and stimulate me to take new approaches to creativity. The class is conducted on-line, with participants sharing their work and offering helpful comments on the postings. Each month we will have a new theme. LoriContinue reading “Abstract Photos as Art”
The full moon, before the start of the eclipse
In the Museum Garden
Photos from a day’s outing at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, Virginia
Seeking Deeper Meaning
In searching to create deeper meaning in my photos, I’ve found inspiration from Wynn Bullock’s work.
Gate Post Ornaments
Gate post ornaments are a fascinating feature of rural living. A drive through back roads reveals an interesting variety of decorative art.
Autumn in New York
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”
Autumn Colors at Letchworth
This week I’ve been touring Letchworth State Park to photograph its dramatic scenery while adorned with autumn colors. You’ve been where? What’s Letchworth? Let me explain. Letchworth State Park is located about 50 miles from Buffalo and Rochester in upstate New York State. It consists off a valley with dramatic cliffs overlooking the Genesee RiverContinue reading “Autumn Colors at Letchworth”
My beautiful camera got busted, and so did I.