From bright orange”Folded in” to monochrome  “Wabi-Sabi”,  the closed flowers of the California Poppy against the sky

After photographing the closed flowers of the California poppy against the sky, I endeavored to convert my photos to black and white. I show how I work in layers, and write about accepting imperfections in one’s work as a way of enriching it.

Some thoughts on when, and why, ask for photography critique

Although critique is fundamental to becoming a better photographer, it is important to keep in mind that constantly letting others tell you what to do and how to do it may not be desirable.

Landscape or portrait orientation? On the art of procrastinating boring tasks

My weekended plan was to investigate Mailchimp, but I ended up spending all my time shooting Agave plants, then investigating how to best present its curve.