Photographing the Foxtail Agave, and how I found inspiration in Seneca’s stoicism

I found inspiration for a new photography project on the Foxtail Agave after reading Seneca’s “On the shortness of life”.

A brief investigation into two eco papers, Hahnemühle Bamboo Base, and the Hahnemühle Agave Base

I tested two eco papers from Hahnemühle, the Bamboo Base and the Agave Base, and compare prices with the Photo Rag, a paper I use more frequently.

“Folded in”, an aborted photography project featuring the California Poppy, Eschscholzia californica

Not all photography projects end up being completed, but all of them result in learning. In this blog post, I write about an aborted project portraying folded flowers of the California poppy.

Milkweed seedpod macrophotography at the UC Davis Arboretum (California, USA) using an off camera speedlight

I show how I photograph milkweed seed pods with the help of a speed light.