Today I’ve added two new prints to my Sunflower gallery. These are fine art images, one in color and one in black & white. I was really taken with the shape and form of sunflowers a few months back and it resulted in a rather large body of work on the subject. There are a […]Read More Sunflower Photography: New Prints!
I have been including fine art flower photography in my photographic oeuvre almost since I first picked up a camera. There’s no real mystery to it. I have mentioned it before but flowers are a fantastic photographic subject because of their availability and infinite form. There are very few flowers that are not a worthy […]Read More Sunflowers – Flower Photography
The cherry blossom tree that I photograph every year made an early bloom. I was fortunately quick off the mark because it really didn’t last long. What is it about cherry blossoms? They are not the biggest nor the most robust of blooms. I think it has something to do both with their delicacy and […]Read More Sakura (2017)
As a photographer, part of the deal is developing the ability to see photographs essentially everywhere. Make no mistake that this is an ability, an affinity, that must be cultivated. How? Well, by slowing down and really looking at what’s around you, by never taking anything for granted, and by developing a visual vocabulary all […]Read More Hairdryer
The violin is one of the most romantic of instruments. If there is a more pragmatic reason other than the effect the violin has on the listener that prompted Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to have Sherlock Holmes be an aficionado of the instrument, I prefer not to know it. In my youth I played, but those […]Read More The Unstrung Violin
I’m currently splitting my time between the Fujifilm X-Pro2 and X-T2 in the ongoing journey to mastery of each camera. My experience of the X-T2 is most pertinent to this post. Being closer in design to a modern digital SLR, in contrast to the X-Pro2’s rangefinder design, makes it very familiar with my having mostly […]Read More Fading Flowers No. 1
My personal affinity has never been particularly geared toward landscapes (or seascapes). It has only been in the last year or so that I have turned my lens toward the subject, and when I do it is for the black and white landscape. This is largely because I think the appeal of black and white photography is […]Read More Seascapes & Fishermen (new prints)
The last post of 2014. A year, any year, comes with highs and lows. There will be triumphs and there will be defeats. At it’s close when the past twelves months give way to 365 days of untold possibilities we hope that we can tally joys as being in greater abundance than our sorrows. I […]Read More Photo: “A Look Back: October/November/December”