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Category Archives: photography
Here in the US Midwest, this tall, fast growing tree with its distinctive leaves is a familiar presence in residential landscapes in almost every suburb and small town. Its common name is “tulip tree,” but you have to be paying … Continue reading
Today I made some digital art/ out of a layout that was insulting to camels/ (accidentally, I hope.)
A hanging lucky elephant and a tilted gutter transform an old house with gingerbread decorations into a Midwestern pagoda. The real world is Kekionga is the real world. (Street photography with the “wrong” lens– the 100mm macro on a flower … Continue reading
Any self portrait I make in any medium is likely to be cryptic and symbolic in the extreme. Selfies are not my thing. I am not my favorite photographic subject. The best thing about being behind the camera is never … Continue reading
If you have domestic animals in your story, whether in fiction or real life, you have a neighborhood veterinarian. And every vet practice needs an office cat. This is Bumper, newly employed in that position at our own vet’s office.
I’m personally not 100% sure that everything’s OK. But if you can’t believe a tree stump, a pile of wood chips, some rocks and some dandelions, a set of wrought iron lawn furniture, and a purple house with matching garage, … Continue reading
There is an old grape vine in the scrub at the edge of the vacant lot behind the post office substation. My cameras and I found the grapes last year, rich and purple at the end of their working life, … Continue reading
Happy Hulk meet big goal photography: moon caught branches backyard tree. (Photography and poetry combine: Hulk and I have photographed the moon! The “Loony 11” method was used, more or less.)
Two Jacks-in-the-Pulpit* at different stages of development, side by side at the Cleveland Metroparks Rocky River Reservation last weekend. *Jack-in-the Pulpits? I am unsure of the correct plural, so I used the one I thought looked cooler. (For camera geeks: … Continue reading
A lot of stuff going on this week, but there’s always time to pause for a phone camera sunset–this one with contrails.