Here’s my contribution for this week’s Tuesdays of Texture over at de monte y mar. Another image of a log, a part of my ongoing wood studies series, the log’s surface stripped bare by the elements, a light patina of moss forming on the smooth surface, as hemlock needles accumulate in a hollow. The blend of texture and colours make it appear, to me, like an abstract painting. Nikon D300 Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8… Read More
Here’s my contribution for this week’s Tuesdays of Texture over at de monte y mar. This is just one of a growing series of studies I have done by photographing trees and logs. There is infinite variation in colour and texture. I’ve walked past this log more times than I can count and nearly always stop to look at it, as it slowly decays. This particular day, the light was just right to… Read More
Tuesdays of Texture is a really awesome weekly feature. You can read about it over here; but the short version is I want to see a bit of your world so link up your post in the comments! A simple post today. One of my Studies in Wood photos from earlier in the year. This is Number Three. I believe I have posted six of them on my blog. More to follow.
“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… and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.” ― William Blake I absolutely love the William Blake quote above. It goes beyond simply this image. Number 6 in the… Read More
“To dwellers in a wood, almost every species of tree has its voice as well as its feature.” ― Thomas Hardy As I walk the trails, I can’t help but be amazed at the colours and textures of the stumps and standing dead trees along the way. I’ve started a collection of these aged and aging forest statues, each so unique in its appearance, yet somewhat similar. Some are recognizable as wood, while… Read More