Moving Mountains

May 19, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
You can move mountains.....with your feet. Trees, buildings, sea stacks, sun and moon, with ease. I mostly think of my images as arrangements. At first, I thought I had finally coined an original phrase, but soon learned some very admired photographers hold the same concept. Arranging the elements in your image requires movement, sometimes necessi...
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Housebound Abstracts

January 16, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
As we all navigate the pandemic as best we can, staying positive is one of the greater challenges. To break the insidiously lurking "everyday is Blursday" feeling, I needed a new photographic outlet not involving an international flight. Full disclosure, I stole this idea from the Dutch photographer, Maarten Rots, at maartenrots.nl, and set about t...
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Epic Obsession and Our Personal Guidelines

October 22, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
My favorite composer, Igor Stravinsky, wrote in his Poetics of Music, that before he could begin a new composition, he first had to establish the parameters for the composition. Otherwise, the possibilities were infinite and he could not proceed. In this digital age of photography, now, anything is possible. Yesterday, when I downloaded the latest...
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Abstracts Informing Landscapes

January 13, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
Since taking an abstract workshop three years ago, my approach to landscape photography has not been the same. Inherently impatient, I have learned to be far more deliberate while striving to concentrate on line, form, space, and color relations. Shooting abstracts as often as possible forces one into increased awareness of composition, simplicity...
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Just Shi-Shi of Perfection

August 10, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
One of the most beautiful beaches in Washington (and therefore the world, my opinion) is Shi-Shi Beach out of Neah Bay. Broad, sandy beaches nearly 3.5 miles long, with the glorious Point of Arches and numerous beachside camping sites create a spectacular place for photography and peaceful contemplation. Located in Olympic NP, Shi-Shi is accessed...
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