In an old Seinfeld episode, George's father Frank was advised to say "serenity now" every time he got mad at something to keep his blood pressure down. The mantra was meant to control his outrage. These days, it seems we need to say it, and say it often as we watch the killing of a black man, ensuing protests, and more bizarre events that followed. (more) As I kept … [Read more...] about Serenity Now!
I heard, then read about the cutting tens of thousands of trees on Mt. Ida, a.k.a Kaz Dagi as they call it in Turkish. Apparently, the Turkish government allowed a Canadian company to explore for gold on Kaz Dagi. To facilitate the explorations, a huge area was shaved clean to make room for vehicles and excavation. The first images I saw were quite shocking, the top of the … [Read more...] about Mount Ida is Wounded
All photographs are from our yard, except the last two which are in neighbors' yards. All taken today. Instead of my narrating the experience, I would like each photograph to tell their own story. And, their names are in the titles that will appear below each when clicked to view larger. I hope you enjoy viewing them as much as I did while photographing them. … [Read more...] about Let The Garden Talk
A while back, I wrote a post What Is A Project and followed that with What Is A Commissioned Project. I will visit the idea once more with a couple of examples and introduce two new photographers whose work you will enjoy very much. The second post will bring a very different kind of project, stay tuned for that. The opening photograph is a dead giveaway (no pun intended) to … [Read more...] about Levon Biss and Microsculpture
Yellow is unique in the color spectrum. It is naturally luminous, almost up there with white. Most colors have lighter and darker tints and shades, but not yellow. The dark yellow sounds odd since it becomes brownish! The fall color in Utah, at least in the parts I have seen, is yellow unlike in New England where colors are a mix of reds, oranges, yellows all mixed in. Fall in … [Read more...] about Mt. Nebo and Fall Colors in Utah