Category Archives: Abstract

03.14.2022 Mum’s the word Monday-Hop Brook Rock Abstract

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03.08.2022 Gneiss Swirls

It’s hard to sense just how hot the core of the earth is and what it is like where two tectonic plates meet, one subducting below the other. The heat so intense that rock melts and swirls into patterns such … Continue reading

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01.26.2022 Wordless Wednesday-Pattern and Texture

Just like a snowflake, not another exactly the same to be found.

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01.19.2022 Winter’s Chaos

Eliot Porter’s book, “Nature’s Chaos,” is a favorite influence along with “Intimate Landscapes”. There is a lot to be seen in water’s frozen element.

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01.12.2022 Wordless Wednesday-Winter’s Baubles

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01.05.2022 Spalted Wood as Art

Spalting occurs when wood rot fungus attacks a tree or, in this case, fallen branch. I posted some from this shoot a few years back, here and here, but hadn’t worked on this composition until now. It’s a prized bit … Continue reading

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12.21.2021 It’s Winter time, winter time, win, win, winter time!

The solstice has arrived and with it temperatures cold enough to offer ice imaging. Although we started the day in the mid-teens not a lot had formed at the waterfall I visited or in some of the standing water.  But … Continue reading

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12.12.2021 Sutured Ice-Bird’s Eye View

As titles go I still have a way to go but it beats “Textured Ice” which is its file name. I considered “Three Worlds” but thought there might be a copyright infringement. Or “Nature’s Chaos” but that one too.  🙂 … Continue reading

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11.21.2021 Not Exactly as Found

I generally post my images more or less true to reality.  In this case not so much.  This is exactly as I found it although there was other stuff that I did not want in the image. But this is … Continue reading

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11.11.2021 Aging beauty

I’ve only photographed hosta twice.  Both times the back of the leaves drew my attention.  This one during the summer backlit to show the structure and now with the beauty of aging dressed in frosty finery. Not exactly in another … Continue reading

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