Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012


It turned cold and wet.  The coast is dealing with a super storm.  I wanted to lighten up and thought something pretty would be a fine change.
I loved growing a garden of Datura Inoxia and the scent of these evening blooms was wonderful.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Walk in the Woods 7

"The aim of art is not to represent the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance." - Aristotle

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Walk in the Woods 6

"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one." - Einstein

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Walk in the Woods 5

If an extraordinarily talented photographer walks in the forest without their camera and then later explains in great detail what they would have taken a photo of is anything accomplished or achieved or attained?

Friday, October 26, 2012

Walk in the Woods 4

If a photographer falls in the forest and their camera goes down into a bottomless hole are there any photographs?

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Walk in the Woods 3

If a photographer falls in the forest and while their eyes are closed in pain and no one else is around the flash goes off accidentally does it make a light?

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Walk in the Woods 2

If a photographer falls in the forest and there is nobody around to hear do they make a sound?

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Walk in the Woods 1

Photographer in the forest walking toward the light.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Light + Time III

Deeper into the forest.  
Another attempt to include time in a still photo.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Light + Time II

Light plus time at the edge of the forest.
Time passing in a still photograph?

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Light + Time

Light plus time at the edge of the forest.
(And a camera of course.) 

Friday, October 19, 2012

Time Passes (of course)

Another abandoned room.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Time (passes)

Forty years ago I bought a Minolta SRT101 and immediately went out taking photos of everything.  I liked black and white and went into a lot of abandoned buildings.  I was under the impression that I was taking some good photographs.  I had no idea that every one was photographing abandoned buildings.  Apparently it is still a popular subject.
This photograph was taken about thirty years later.  It is an abandoned room.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Prism (no prism)

The colors are always there in the light.  A prism can be used to separate light into its spectral colors.  This time I used the reflection from some leaves that blew into the plants on my front porch and a camera.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Wave-Particle Duality

Serge Haroche can measure a single photon without destroying it.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Light and More Light

It took light for the seed to become the tree that later fell and that I eventually took a photograph of on light sensitive film.

Sunday, October 14, 2012


From the beginning to the end it's all about light.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Personal View (7)

"Art is nothing in the world of ordinary interests, so it can be 
everything in the realm it creates for itself."  - Carter Ratcliff
(with digital noise from my hand me down scanner)

Friday, October 12, 2012

Personal View (6)

An image of substance should be able to have an effect on more than just the eyes of the viewer.  The maker of an image of substance should be able to allow that effect to have its own existence.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Personal View (5)

It isn't what you see but how you see it.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Personal View (4)

I have room for just about any form of image other than the ordinary.  In a world of images and more images I can not generate interest in more of the same.
A heart on a fire escape.  My friend Sam might ask "Is it arriving or leaving?"  I would have to tell him "I do not know."  Of course if I did know I am not telling.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Personal View (3)

We are constantly surrounded with images.  Are there too many or too few really good photographs/photographers already?  It is almost an achingly beautiful conundrum.

Monday, October 8, 2012

Personal View (2)

Perfectly captured reality holds no allure for me.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Personal View

I consider all photography (all photographs) to be abstract.

Saturday, October 6, 2012


I had planned to have another series of photographs.
The philodendron in my kitchen window for now.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Fall's Berries

If I was going to make a card for the upcoming holidays.
It would probably look something like this.  
Chances are I won't.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Audrey's Shamrock

Oxalis regnellii atropurpurea

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Big Purple

I have had this kind of purple plant on my front porch for years.
They looked particularly good this year.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Something Digital

Some thing digital from the back yard.
Yes sir I do use that digital camera you gave me.

Monday, October 1, 2012

A Third Photo from June

This photo from June is a subject I always enjoy seeing.  Things growing into trees.  Fences happen often.  Machine parts grow into trees that are near scrap yards.
I think it would be nice to have a group show of photos like that.  Did you take any?