Ed Lehming Photography

“Autumn, the final brilliant show of the trees I have know all summer. Shine brightly, fill my senses, for I will miss you in the chill of winter and remember your...

“Slowly and subtly , the colours of the world shifted. The bright greens of summer transformed to gold and copper, as the autumn breeze rustled in the tree tops high above....

“There is wonder in simplicity. Sometimes a mundane scene can offer more than first meets the eye.” – Ed Lehming Today I chose an image from last weekend’s hike along the...

“Summer walks along the creek, the sun playing among the drifting clouds, and life, in full force all around me.” – Ed Lehming Today I spent a day just being; taking...

“Spaces high and low, previously wide open and empty, are now filled with deep green leaves, as the forest breathes in the warming air.” – Ed Lehming It seemed to happen...

“Cool spring breezes blew past me and set the wildflowers dancing, like purple paint brushes on a canvas of green leaves.” – Ed Lehming  Some things look so much more interesting...

“The vibrant greens and rust of new foliage competed with the pure white of the forest floor, carpeted in Trilliums” – Ed Lehming Over the past few days, which have remained...

“The pines stood defiantly on the hillside, their bark long since stripped by disease and the elements; exposed to the sun, and rain; vulnerable. Yet, they stood, despite what had befallen...

“As winter releases its grip, memories of warmer are revealed” – Ed Lehming  I’ve spent a lot of time recently walking around my town. Primarily due to convenience and partly because...

“Hark, now hear the sailors cry,  Smell the sea, and feel the sky, Let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic.” – Van Morrison During the days I spend sitting...

“It’s the unexpected beauty in the most commonplace that often surprises us” – Ed Lehming This has been the nature of winter in my region. The days warm and cool rapidly,...

“The snow began, as a faint mist, floating in the air, gradually softening the distant trees” – Ed Lehming So it was, that March morning, a day that started out dull,...

“Like most boundaries, they have two aspects. What is inside it and what is outside, it all depends upon which side you are on” – Ed Lehming I’m still in retrospect...

“The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity…...

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”  ― L. M. Montgomery As I prepare for my 2018 Studio Tour, it gives me time to reflect on present...

“It isn’t enough to pick a path—you must go down it. By doing so, you see things you couldn’t possibly see when you started out; you may not like what you...

“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.”  ― Pat Conroy...

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”  ― Ursula K. Le Guin Scenes like this are one of the...

“Never forget that anticipation is an important part of life. Work’s important, family’s important, but without excitement, you have nothing. You’re cheating yourself if you refuse to enjoy what’s coming.”  ― Nicholas...

“In this hour, I do not believe that any darkness will endure.”  ― J.R.R. Tolkien As my journey through the September forests continued the forest and light varied significantly, this is the...

“As the years pass, I am coming more and more to understand that it is the common, everyday blessings of our common everyday lives for which we should be particularly grateful....

“We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost.”  ― Heny Rollins It struck me, as I considered this image, that...

“That old September feeling, left over from school days, of summer passing, vacation nearly done, obligations gathering, books and football in the air … Another fall, another turned page: there was...

“There was no sudden, striking, and emotional transition. Like the warming of a room or the coming of daylight. When you first notice them they have already been going on for...

“It was during my enchanted days of travel that the idea came to me, which, through the years, has come into my thoughts again and again and always happily—the idea that...

“Sometimes strands spend a long time seeking each other, fumbling without light, and interweave without knowing that it is exactly what the web wants.”  ― Emmi Itäranta I can’t even comprehend the...

“The summer waters caressed the shore, like a lover, gently stroking the beach, in sheets of warm silk” – Ed Lehming I fell in love with this image almost as soon...

“And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair”  ― Kahlil Gibran The earth does delight in our bare feet...

“Don’t look for peace. Don’t look for any other state than the one you are in now; otherwise, you will set up inner conflict and unconscious resistance. Forgive yourself for not...

“Three things are needed For humanity to co-exist: Truth, peace and basic needs. Everything else – Is irrelevant.”  ― Suzy Kassem A reminder, along the way, of what is important. This cluster...