The Alchemy of Autumn

Alchemy is the ancient "science" of turning mundane elements into gold. For a long time many people (including Sir Isaac Newton) believed it was just a matter of time before they had success. As far as I know, it has never worked. Except maybe it has.

There Will Come Soft Rains

After a colorless winter and a dive straight into spring with all its rainbow colors, I sometimes come off a color binge and process a series of monochrome images. Usually I try for something with lots of interesting texture and a definitive structure and these leaves are perfect.  I have no idea what they are,... Continue Reading →

Strangest Thing

The immortal last words of McManus (The Usual Suspects) perfectly describe what's happening with this picture on flickr - I put it up a few hours ago and it's had a hundred views coming from an unknown source.  The Unknown source gag is something that frustrates the crap out of me with flickr.  I've put... Continue Reading →

With Unpredictable Results

Fall is one of the most productive...well, if I can call it that, times for me as a photographer.  There are so many things that catch my eye and the season is so volatile that there is a surprise almost every day.  Here's a few of my favorite catches. Early in October things are still... Continue Reading →

It’s the little differences

Ah that famous scene in Pulp Fiction where Vincent enumerates the little differences between the US and Amsterdam.  I had a similar experience recently and no, it didn't involve Burger King either. As you've probably gathered by now, I practically live in the woods. It started when I was a kid.  No amount of fairy... Continue Reading →

Daybreak

Here's some early shots from the last week or so.  I don't know w hat got into me. Adams pond and the whole world lit up pink the other day, it was so peaceful and fresh.  I could smell the apples from the orchard nearby, too. and less than an hour later it looked like... Continue Reading →

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