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back to my photographic roots

November 19, 2017 - During the past month, I have been putting together images for sets of prints and cards. One of the sets will be black a...
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a week in the life

August 06, 2017 - When I am not doing environmental portraiture or weddings, a typical photography week includes a number of different pho...
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fine stemware

July 16, 2017 - Human beings create any number of both artful and utilitarian objects using nature as a guide. Frequently, what some mig...
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backdrops and depth of field

July 09, 2017 - I have been thinking about portraiture and commercial art lately, and how the backdrop for a portrait can either complim...
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patience

July 02, 2017 - At almost any time or for any reason - large or small - patience in a human being can vary wildly. For photographers, pa...
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Broadway on the mesa

June 19, 2017 - Another show opened on the mesa today. This time, it was the hedgehog cactus, and I must say, costume designers for Broa...
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outside the box

June 12, 2017 - There are days when I feel like the Julia Child of photography - happily experimenting, adding and changing ingredients,...
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timing is everything

June 04, 2017 - On our planet, terrestrials - animals and plants alike - are controlled by the passing of time. Day into night, night in...
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remembering

May 29, 2017 - Today is Memorial Day, a day set aside for remembering those who died while serving in the country's armed forces. Altho...
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garden variety

May 15, 2017 - Looking back at my blogs this year, I realize there has been a preponderance of them featuring flowers of assorted varie...
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little surprises

April 17, 2017 - While California and Arizona are having epic wildflower blooms in all their eye-popping array of color, spring has a muc...
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Gifts - chocolate and flowers

April 02, 2017 - Again, I ask your indulgence this spring season, as I follow my photographic obsession with flowers and food. In this ca...
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welcoming spring

March 20, 2017 - Today is the vernal equinox in the northern hemisphere. The beginning of spring. Some of you are still dealing with moun...
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ode to the season of blooms

November 07, 2016 - Other than the seemingly endless political marathon, the one piece of news that effects most Americans at this time of y...
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late summer tidbits

September 18, 2016 - With a low temperature of 36 degrees fahrenheit this morning, September 18, skim ice sat on the water in one of the bird...
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Sunflowers

August 15, 2016 - Just as sure as the sun rises and sets, August ushers in the season of sunflowers. They line the roadways with New Mexic...
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peripatetic

July 25, 2016 - Photographers, by nature, are peripatetic. Although the word is often used to describe teachers and professors walking b...
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the mother lode...

June 12, 2016 - ...of wild iris, that is. I never know when we drive west on Highway 64 between Tres Piedras and Tierra Amarilla at thi...
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fade to black

June 06, 2016 - The expression "fade to black" has been in English usage for at least a century. The heavy metal band Metallica used it...
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in northwest gardens

May 02, 2016 - At this time of year in the Pacific Northwest, as well as coastal California and Oregon, so many flowers, shrubs, and tr...
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inkling of spring

March 07, 2016 - The vernal equinox is more than two weeks away, and yet, in many parts of the country, spring has definitely arrived. Su...
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Color it Red, second installment

December 12, 2015 - In last week's blog, I presented some of the images I plan to enter in the Red Dog News Color It Red photography contest...
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a broader view

July 19, 2015 - You have read several times in this blog that Highway 64 between Tres Piedras and Tierra Amarilla bisects some of the mo...
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variations on a theme of gaillardia

July 13, 2015 - It is high summer. Paintbrush and cacti are giving way to light purple penstemon, along with numerous yellow and white c...
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the winner is...

June 15, 2015 - When rain falls on the mesa, magic happens. Even the sagebrush comes alive, showing a brightness and depth of color that...
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inside out

May 18, 2015 - As humans, our eyes bring settings into stereo view, which enables us to see broad vistas and take in the "big picture"...
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serenity

April 19, 2015 - Wind is one of those forces of nature that effects almost everything and everyone. It churns the water in lakes, refresh...
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splash of color

April 13, 2015 - Although Española, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and points south have already seen fruit and nut trees blossom, and other bulb...
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