some leaves of autumn 2018

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Forthright

Leaves, as you might guess, are my favorite subject to work with. But every autumn I worry if I will burn out, and not be able to find…

Radiance

This abstract leaf seems to be ablaze with the heat of summer.

A baby marigold

Our kids gave their mother a marigold for Mother’s Day years ago, and each fall we harvest the seeds and replant them in the spring.

Time to discover

This is one of those photographs that takes time to discover. I had to live with it for over a year and a half to really begin to…

Coaxing spring to last

In our yard we have crabapple trees and forsythia bushes. For one week each spring, they burst out into colors that are bright, energetic and full of life….

Solo show at the Monmouth Museum

I am proud to announce that I am having a solo show of my abstract nature photographs at the Monmouth Museum throughout the month of May. My show…

More colors of autumn

A little over a week ago, the first leaves began to turn color. And today, a chilled rain is knocking the last of the leaves from the trees….

Autumn colors

Fall is here, which means more leaves to collect and work with! I have started a new art project this month, exploring the colors of autumn. A lot…

new art celebrates the colors and energy of spring

See my new art collection celebrating spring. Spring in the northeast is an explosion of delicate, temporary color. Flowers like the forsythia, or blooms on a crabapple tree,…

Artexpo New York 2016

This week I am once again showing my art at Artexpo New York. Unlike previous years where I had my own booth, this year I am a part…

The nature art of Daniel Sroka in a modern doctor's office

bringing nature to a doctor’s office

Ornella Ellard of Ella Italian Design used my abstract photographs of leaves and ice to bring organic colors and textures to her clean and beautiful design for a…

an interplay of form and texture

The seed pods from maple trees are a favorite subject of mine to photograph. This is partly because they contain a wonderful interplay with form and texture: the…

the darkroom vs computer

In a way, a darkroom is just rough industrial age computer, one that uses chemicals instead of code. Both are machines, tools that let us resolve and visualize…

more abstractions of melting ice

This is a continuation of a series of photographs I took last winter. I took these after one of our nasty nor’easters back in February, after the storm…