Category Archives: Abstract

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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10.09.2021 Silken Mobile

We allow quite a number of milkweed plants to line our driveway with other plants as well. I’ve been looking at this one pod waiting for the right time to make an image of the seeds hanging and yesterday noticed … Continue reading

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09.202.2021 Macro Monday-Seasonal Decay

Sounds negative, doesn’t it?  Life has its stages and for plants it is all part of life.  Leaves dying, falling, and decaying into their basic elements feeds a number of organisms, including their own plant’s roots and ultimately back into … Continue reading

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09.15.2021 Sunrise Pod

A short time before photographing the Sulphur on Monday, I wandered around the meadow looking for milkweed silk shots.  Made a bunch but so far prefer this one that is just starting to split.  The sun was just cresting the … Continue reading

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09.09.2021 Golden Grass Meadow

Another image from my wander in Brickyard last Saturday.

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08.18.2021-2 Webnesday

Gary hasn’t posted in a while so I’ll pick it up with a spider for the day.  Hope we hear from him soon as well. In the same meadow, MacLeod Field, where I found the Viceroy I also saw a … Continue reading

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08.08.2021 Big Bluestem Dewdrops In Brickyard Meadow

One of the results from the time spent in the “office” yesterday. It’s difficult to find just the right composition in the chaos of the meadow. Even more difficult to get every drop sharp and some are a little soft … Continue reading

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08.03.2021 Dewdrops

After yesterday’s damselfly joy, I turned my attention to my original plan and that was to find more dewdrop compositions. I particularly liked this collection on a curving blade of Big Bluestem –Andropogon gerardii.  Although a prairie grass, it obviously … Continue reading

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07.31.2021 Beardsleyesque Grotesque Pareidolia

Quabbin Shoreline Tree Grotesque I had a period when I enjoyed doing pen and ink drawings and that drew me to Aubrey Beardsley. He described himself and many of his artworks as grotesque but I always found them beautifully drawn.  … Continue reading

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