Tag: seeds

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…

abstraction of a maple seed ┬ęDaniel Sroka

more abstractions of a maple seed

Two more abstractions from the maple tree seed pod that I created. I enjoy the delicate lines and energy of these two.

abstraction of a maple seed

Today I’m working with a small stem containing several seed pods from a maple tree – what my kids call “helicopters”. I love the intensity of the vascular…

prayer - an abstraction of texas ebony

prayer – an abstraction of texas ebony

This is an abstraction of the seed pod from a texas ebony tree found on the grounds of the Miraval Resort. It evokes the classic image of two…

Abstract of a mesquite seed pod from Miraval

another perspective on a mesquite seed pod

All week I have continued to explore that wonderfully curly mesquite seed pod I found at the Miraval Resort. Just when I think I have done all I…

Abstract of a mesquite seed pod

abstract of a mesquite seed pod

This is a photograph of a mesquite seed pod I found on the grounds of the Miraval Resort during my artist-in-residence there this summer. The mesquite trees are…

Mindfulness and my artistic process

I have always felt that my work has a strong affinity to resorts and spas, especially ones that place so much focus on your emotional well-being. While I…

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…

Flight: an abstraction of a maple tree seed ┬ęDaniel Sroka

Auction benefiting Friends of the Urban Forest

I have donated one of my open edition prints, Flight: an abstraction of a maple tree seed, to an auction benefiting the Friends of the Urban Forest. If…