Celebrating the sunflower season

This year I decided to celebrate the sunflower season with a digital art portraying the sequencial wilting of a sunflower. I combined several pictures into one using photoshop layers then I added a stone texture.

Monochrome abstractions in Point Reyes

In this post I show a few examples of abstractions in monochrome, following up with the previous one, which was about abstractions in color.

Lotus photography, William Land Park

A found Lotus leaves dancing in the wind at the William Land Park in Sacramento, and that was more fun than photographing the flowers in bloom.

Beyond Sacramento’s Colorful Murals

During a walk to see Sacramento’s murals, I became aware of the beautiful and meaningful work of Gale Filter, a local photographer who portais homeless people, sometimes including the city’s colorful murals.

Ocean Waves at Point Reyes

I was proud that I was able to have a good time and photograph at Point Reyes despite a missing item for long exposure. Not so proud to find out, when I got home, that the item had been inside my backpack all along

Pacific Dogwood Flowers at Big Trees

“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” Popular saying.  On Mother’s Day, May 8th, and on Mon, May 17th, I walked the South Grove Trail at the Calaveras Big Trees State Park with a composition on my mind: I wanted a shot of the blooming Pacific Dogwood, Cornus nuttallii, against the trunk of a Giant Sequoia, Sequoiadendron giganteum. If you areContinue reading “Pacific Dogwood Flowers at Big Trees”

The Movement of the Waves

There are some cliffs at the Rodeo Beach in Marin County from where I like to make abstract photographs of the ocean. I have two such photographs in my “Ocean” portfolio and I want to add a few more. The short movie below, taken with my Motorola cell phone, was made from one of thoseContinue reading “The Movement of the Waves”