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“Nothing is less real than realism. Details are confusing. It is only by selection, by elimination, by emphasis, that we get at the real meaning of things.” ― Georgia O’Keeffe I’ve been wanting to make this image for a few weeks now, but the crocus did not cooperate, till now. Just as temperature began to climb, heavy rain and wind set in, followed by yet another cooling. So, many of the blooming plants… Read More

“Nobody sees a flower – really – it is so small it takes time – we haven’t time – and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.” ― Georgia O’Keeffe Today is a dull, grey day here. One of those days where it can’t figure out whether to rain or snow. So, what better way to brighten it up than with a flower. I spent a bit of… Read More

“If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for a moment.” ― Georgia O’Keeffe I’m continuing to enjoy these studio images. Isolating the flower against the black just keeps the attention on the flower. Even when composing the shot, I see shapes and textures I had not noticed before. I’ve also done a few more macro shots, which I will share at some point…. Read More

“Nobody sees a flower – really – it is so small it takes time – we haven’t time – and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.” ― Georgia O’Keeffe Yet another, early emerger, Blue Cohosh. This beauty emerges from the forest floor looking more purple-blue than  this image indicates. However, I wanted to capture the delicate flower and blue fruit. When they first sprout from the ground,… Read More