“The moon stays bright when it doesn’t avoid the night.” — Rumi I was just sitting there. I looked up. I saw a quarter moon and a bright, glowing star. Since I made this picture with a smartphone, the quarter moon turned round, And, the star wasn’t a star at all. It was the planet […]


I’d write about winter. But. it seems aside from a cold front moving in yesterday, our winter looks like most people’s spring. I was surprised to see these little guys in full bloom.  When I say little I mean it. Through the magic of a macro lens I was able to make the flowers look […]


Can we all agree? For all of our good intentions at the start of a new decade, January pretty much sucked. The month seemed to last forever. Bad things never stopped. Last Sunday, Kobe Bryant died sending most of the world into mourning. Yesterday, Brexit began with no real deal in place. And, yesterday evening […]


I promise. You’ve seen the pictures that I layered to make this picture. Based on another bloggers positive comments I thought I would tinker with a couple of them. My intent is to show that while nature always seeks stasis — which is why we are doomed as a species — she is also very […]


Winter seems to have arrived a few days early. Everywhere. That gives me a chance to make some of my favorite kinds of pictures. Bare trees. Faded blue skies. And, a feeling of cold. That’s one of the tricks they teach you early in photography and in commercial press printing. If you want your snow […]


It’s about time. The rain poured out of the sky. The cold weather arrived. The leaves turned yellow. They began to fall. We finally had golden leaves in the swamp. I made this picture yesterday afternoon at about 4pm. There were a lot of leaves already on the ground. Looking up however, was a little […]