Agave jab – succulent plant photography in black and white

I introduce my followers to one of my black and white photographs of an Agave plant, and write some thoughts about succulent plant photography in monochrome.

Photography opportunities at the South Yuba River State Park (California, USA), Nevada County

I write about a hidden gem for springtime and fall photography, located on Pleasants Valley Road in California, off Highway 20, the South Yuba River State Park.

Fun with pepper photography in black and white

Peppers are fun to photograph and reveal interesting shapes when looked at from certain angles. In this post, I write about a few photos of these vegetables I have created, in black and white.

Inspiring botanical photographer – Kazumasa Ogawa

I write about the work of kazumasa Ogawa, a Meiji-era Japanese photographer whose work and life I find inspiring. I give a brief review and a reference to a book about him.

Monterey Trees, part two- resilience

I show an image that I have recently uploaded to my Monterey Trees series. I also write a little about different papers I used for test printing.

Springtime photography opportunities at the Stebbins Cold Canyon preserve (California, USA)

In this post, I write about a hidden gem for springtime photography and hiking, located between the town of Winters, in Yolo County, and the town of Rutheford, in Napa County: the UC Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve along Highway 128.

High Pass filter, a non-destructive sharpening method in Photoshop

In this short tutorial, I show how I sharpened my images in my series “Dry Leaf” in Adobe Photoshop, using a non-destructive method, the High Pass filter.

Working in projects and series- winter tulips, partial conclusion

In this post, I discuss some of the roadblocks I have encountered while working on my Winter Tulips series, and present the partial results of my efforts.