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Adrift – an abstract of a leaf

Purchase a print of Adrift. This is another perspective on that ugly leaf I found at the Botanical Gardens. This one has a wistful feeling of a scarf…

Langour - an abstract of a leaf by Daniel Sroka

Languor – an abstract of a leaf

I collected this leaf while visiting the Bronx Botanical Gardens with my family last month. The leaf appears to have been blown about the garden for some time:…

Vertigo - an abstract of a leaf ©Daniel Sroka

Vertigo – an abstract of a leaf

This leaf is a tiny one, and rather unassuming. But when I picked it up and turned it over, I was surprised to find a tiny perfect spiral…

Red Torso ©Daniel Sroka, at the Center for Audit Quality offices, Washington, DC

new installation at an office in Washington, DC

The Center for Audit Quality in Washington, DC recently purchased two of my photographs to decorate their beautifully designed office. I believe that the bold colors and simple…

Locket, an abstraction of a fallen leaf by Daniel Sroka

new art from a new camera

I created this photograph by staring straight down into the heart of a tightly curled leaf. I love the pattern of circles draws you in closer and closer,…

Windstorm ©Daniel Sroka

Windstorm – an abstract of a leaf

This photograph was one of those that quietly surprised me. When I first created it, I didn’t think much of it. But then, it grew on me. Something…

Morning Light - abstract of a maple leaf ©2012 Daniel Sroka

morning light – an abstract of a leaf

While one side of this maple leaf dried to a neutral color, the other side retained its yellows and greens which glowed brightly when hit by the light….

Chalice - an abstract of a summer leaf ©Daniel Sroka

chalice – an abstract of a fallen summer leaf

This photograph is of another leaf that fallen and dried from this hot, hot season. This is one of my more introspective photographs, a little quieter and contemplative….

Umbrella - an abstract of a fallen leaf ©Daniel Sroka

umbrella – an abstract of a fallen leaf

This has been a very dry summer, with weeks of intense baking heat and no significant rainfall. Everything has a tinge of brown, and even the grass in…

thank you Ray Bradbury

When I hit the atmosphere, I’ll burn like a meteor.I wonder, if anyone’ll see me? Ray Bradbury has passed away. When I was a teenager, I devoured every…

spinnaker – an abstract of a new oak leaf

This is another photograph created from the small cluster of new oak leaves I found on the sidewalk after a short spring rain. The arch of the leaf…

solace – an abstract of a new oak leaf

I was dropping my daughter off at school when I found this small cluster of baby oak leaves on the sidewalk. Each leaf is no more than a…

Bach said it best

I was just browsing through Ted Orland’s excellent book Art and Fear, and came apon this great quote from Johann Sebastian Bach. After he wrote a set of…

Lonely Mountain – abstract of a leaf

This is another portrait from the same leaf I used in my last photograph Entreaty. I have been intrigued by the interaction of the two main forms within…

discoveries while walking the dog ©Daniel Sroka

small discoveries

I was having a hard time focusing on work this morning, so I decided to take our dog for a quick walk to clear my head. (I do…