Tag: New Art

not so fast

Some days I have such a strong urge to work quickly, and create as much art as possible. This often happens after a long walk, when I gathered…

inspiration in the common and overlooked

My abstract photographs explore our personal relationship with the natural world we experience everyday. I find my inspiration in common and overlooked scraps of nature, like this fallen…

Celebrating the end of winter

In the middle of winter, I bought my daughter some gerbera daisies to brighten up her room. But once they started to wilt, I stashed them into my…

Cold dense energy

It’s a little funny, thinking so much about ice — and its cold dense energy — while the weather outside warms and softens.

Breakaway

I often explore how one part of nature can suggest another quite distant from itself. I found this vibrant red maple leaf far inland, but I saw in…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Sea lavender

Every summer, we vacation down the shore in Cape May. It is a beautiful area, with wide beaches, Victorian homes, and plenty of activities for the kids. We…

Spectrum – an abstract of a leaf

This leaf is a tiny thing, no bigger than my thumbnail, and would have been very easy to overlook. But its vibrant colors caught my eye, in spite…

Adrift – an abstract of a leaf

Purchase a print of Adrift. This is another perspective on that ugly leaf I found at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. This one has a…

Languor – an abstract of a leaf

I collected this leaf while visiting the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx with my family last month. The leaf appears to have been blown about the…

new photographs for the summer

I have just added many new photographs to my site. This new art includes some playful abstractions of plants I found while walking at a local nature preserve.…

New photographs added to my site

I just added a number of new photographs to my website, including many that I created from the beautifully unique and complex desert plants I found during my…

new photographs added to my site

I have just added a whole bunch of new photographs to my website that I’ve been working on for the past six months. These new photographs include abstract…

my favorite photographs of 2009

The end of the year, a time for reflection. Although it was a busy year, I managed to create a number of photographs I am very proud of.…

I’ve added new photographs to my site

I just emailed my autumn newsletter, in which I announced the newest photographs added to my website. These are photographs that I created over the summer, including abstract…

new photographs added to my site

I have added 20 new photographs to my website, including abstract photographs of ice, bark, sunflowers and pine needles. If you’ve been following this blog, you’ve seen a…

A new abstract of a leaf: Dragon

I’ve been working on my art each day for the past couple weeks, working my way through a collection of leaves, seeds, and acorns from last fall, trying…

Exploring a sunflower

Last weekend, my son and I found some sunflowers at Trader Joe’s. They looked so droopy I didn’t hold out much hope for them. But we bought them…

Work in progress: Glass slipper

This past week I’ve been working on a backlog of photographs I had taken throughout the year, but never got around to editing. One batch in particular was…

maple tree seed

After a very busy September, full of print schedules and marketing plans, I finally got to spend some time in the studio shooting new photographs. I’ve been able…

Wave (fallen leaf)

My latest work-in-progress is a photograph of a fallen leaf, that has curled nearly in half, and then bowed again in opposite direction, like a fortune cookie. The…

Horizon

Like so much of my work, this photograph came about from a happy accident. I was exploring a leaf for a couple days, with little to show for…

Selling prints of my works-in-progress

Making art is a long and involved process, even in photography. People are often surprised at how much work I put into each photograph! You might think it…

Fuse

Speaking of glowing embers, I’ve been working on this photograph of a wild grape vine, which to me looks like a burning fuse. I found this vine growing…

Ex Ovo

This is one I nearly thew away. I took this photograph over four months ago. It is from a series of photos I took of a very dead,…

a beautiful weed

My three-year old son present this flower to my wife as a present. It was such a sweet thing to do, I had to try to preserve it…