Three Florals

Black and white photography is about the interplay between light and shadow. With an emphasis on contrast rarely achievable in color, black and white images allow us to explore textures and patterns, especially in nature. Rather than capturing the textures in a scene, I prefer to think in terms of depicting the textures, creating a […]

Read More

Pacific Coast Tree

This tree was photographed on the California Pacific Ocean coast in the Big Sur, looking out towards the Pacific Ocean. The image has been a favorite of mine, but for some reason it got mislaid or misfiled or something, just turning up recently. I like the way the tree shows the effects of the coastal […]

Read More

Harrisville, New Hampshire

The old mill town, Harrisville, New Hampshire, well off the beaten path, is just about the prettiest country village in New Hampshire. Although it is not a mill any longer, time has nevertheless been kind to Harrisville. Harrisville is in Southern New Hampshire and is on the National Historic Register. The first mill was built […]

Read More

Tree

I believe that trees are almost – and very possibly actually – sentient beings. They are complex living organisms that respond to their environment. I often wonder what trees would say to us if we could communicate with them. Trees are exceptional subjects for photography. I never stop marveling at the infinite variety of ways […]

Read More

Monochrome Florals: Three Ranunculi

Continuing with monochrome images … I’ve done this image in color, along with lots more like it. I think the ranunculus is one of my favorite subjects for flower pictures. This monochrome image brings out the texture in the flowers and the contrast emphasizes the dense geometric structure. The one thing I’ve never been sure […]

Read More