An artwork based on Navajo sand painting. We purchase this at a roadside stand somewhere between the south and north rims of the Grand Canyon in 1994. I say “based on” because a real sand painting is not hung on the wall. It’s a temporary, ceremonial work that is destroyed after completion. A real one takes its pigments from […]
This is just a simple long exposure, handheld. It happens to be a telephoto lens, the Nikkor 70-300mm AF-S EF ED, but just because that’s what I had on the camera at the time. The star is atop a Christmas tree in my living room. I let the camera, a Nikon D90, use its automatic […]
Branches reflect in the smooth waters of a still pond. We are in the midst of a very calm, warm stretch of weather. December will be back shortly.
A seed head in the late fall sun, backed up by smooth pond waters.
Gritty window. Helped along with a “Toy Camera” preset in Aperture.
The winter constellation Orion, as seen from my front door. I played with some blur to recover from some camera shake.
One chrysanthemum is still blooming valiantly in the back yard. The end draws night, however, with a winter blast in progress. A snow shower has coated the petals. One has to wonder what’s going through the mind of the mums. “Oh, no, not again?” perhaps? Image captured with a Micro-nikkor 60mm AF f/2.8 on a […]
November sky. The color pallet is quite reduced now that the last of the leaves and the flowers have fallen. Nikon D90; Nikkor 70-300mm AF-S ED.