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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….

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,…

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…

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…

variations on a summer leaf

I have been working for several days with this single leaf that I found. It’s the middle of summer, hot and dry, and the trees are starting to…

inspirit – abstracts of a leaf

Even the stillness of a fallen leaf contains motion, energy, and life. The shapes and patterns that emerge as it dries form a portrait of its life: the…

scorpion from a leaf

I was photographing this leaf, peering through the camera and playing my music loud, when I nearly jumped out of my skin. While exploring the leaf’s shape, this…

abstractions of melting ice

With winter finally gone (fingers crossed), I feel safe to share a few of my latest melting ice abstractions. I took these after one of our nasty nor’easters…

Disclosure – abstract photographs of peeling bark

I have spent a lot of time over the past month reviewing old photographs. These are photographs I created, but then for some reason, never made public. Often…