Shuffling slowly Not really going anywhere Dressed too warmly In a river of unseeing people
Because we live so close, it is easy to take for granted the garden’s beauty. As today was cooling down, I wandered by and was struck hard by it once again.
As much as street shooters hate to admit it, luck can often make or break a photo. Take this one. I was focusing hard on the cowboy looking guy with the plastic bag. It was very bright out and the resulting photograph was way over exposed. But low and behold when I knocked the harsh shadows back, what to my wondering eyes should appear…
As photographers were always deciding what we want to enclose in our picture. We put our frame around a piece of our reality. I thought of this as I was deciding what to do with a rather ordinary picture I took of a man walking in front of an old brick wall. By making the dimensions square and placing a small tree in its…
We’ve been on the west coast for quite a while now and it’s time to go back to Boston. It snowed there yesterday. No matter. Albert Einstein said, “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” I believe it.
Here the mist is doing its magic on an entirely different scene–a wide black and white shot of a man hiking. Very different from the constrained vertical color portrait that preceded it. That being said, the subtile misty shrouds that envelop the image just make it a meditation of a different kind.
Sarah and I took an early morning walk today. We hoped that the time of day would make the bird viewing easier. It did just that, but for me there was another huge benefit. The morning fog hadn’t burned off yet and the landscape was shrouded in a light haze, turning familiar scenes into misty magic.