“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius
… go and seize it.
Sunshine, perfect Spring weather, an empty beach, butterflies, and blue skies. It was a good weekend. “And a long-forgotten fairytale is in your eyes again and I’m caught inside a dream world where the colors are too intense and nothing is making sense…” – “Long-Forgotten Fairytale”, The Magnetic Fields And here are a few of my […]
“I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It’s so fuckin’ heroic.” ― George Carlin
First stop – Happy Earth Day. When I last wrote, I bemoaned my need-wish-want for a macro lens. I thought that wanting it enough to write about it probably made it real want in my brain, so I made the leap and couldn’t be more excited. After the first night snapping photos in my garden, […]
I bought some Marigolds to get rid of the bugs on some of my other plants. I never imagined they would turn into such interesting photographs. Score one for seeing the beauty in the small things. For more photographs, see the My Garden album on Flickr.
I am obsessed with my garden lately and have been spending a lot of time at Home Depot. I love to bring my camera to the garden center because there are always beautiful flowers and interesting insects. While shopping for Cosmos, this bee landed on the flower and started trying to shake some of the […]
One of the most exciting things about my new house is the big, sunny patio that has finally allowed me to start the garden the I’ve dreamed about for ages. Currently, I’m growing romaine lettuce, spinach, tomatoes, sugar snap peas, red peppers, and a huge variety of herbs. However, the thing that I was the […]
Normally, I prefer black and white photos over color. There are a few exceptions: sunrises, sunsets, and men with blue eyes. However, while processing a photo from my recent trip to Orlando (to see PAUL MCCARTNEY!!!!!), I couldn’t decide between the black & white or the color version. Which one do you prefer?
About a year ago, I bought my first DSLR camera, but I’m just now learning how to use it. I grew up with darkrooms and film, so artistically, this is a bit of a new world for me. It is strange to come home with 200 photos (vs 2 rolls of film) and then head […]