Category Archives: Photography

Honor the Leaves

Ontario falls are spectacular. The trees turn into giant, technicolored flowers. They are every shade of yellow, orange, and red, with vestiges of green. It’s breathtaking. But the delights of fall are not over even when the leaves drop to … Continue reading

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Inner Exercise

When I am looking for a specific object, I limit my gaze to my surroundings, usually within my hands’ reach. When I need to get to a specific place, I limit my gaze to the horizon, or perhaps the map … Continue reading

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Seen and Known

Have you ever been in a place or situation, and suddenly sensed an invisible presence? A sudden quietness, a heightened clarity, the hairs on your skin rising, electrical tingles running through your body, a sweet expectation. These are the sensations … Continue reading

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The Big Picture

We can be so focused on looking for big things that we miss the significance of little ones. Everyone talks about seeing the big picture, but an overall view can only be gained by being aware of the components it … Continue reading

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Star Shadows

How often do you get a chance to catch star shadows with your camera? When you wish upon a star Makes no difference who you are Anything your heart desires Will come to you . . . .

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Locked in Place

We are only locked in place if we deny our imaginations free reign.

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Priceless

No matter how long and arduous the journey, a place to rest offers recovery and renewal ~ sustenance for the body and spirit. Finding a place to rest is a great boon. Being able to offer one? Priceless. It is … Continue reading

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Getting Stuck

Sometimes I get stuck in a certain groove. I start with one painting or photo, and keep altering it over and over, trying different things in any number of ways. What I call getting stuck (and I don’t mean that … Continue reading

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The Journey-Work of Stars

What do you see in a blade of grass? Walt Whitman ¬†saw “no less than the journey-work of the stars.” I see bursts of light, the very light that runs through and joins all of creation, including you and me. … Continue reading

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The Grass Isn’t Always Greener

I snapped this pic as I was going in to work. Those shadows of the grass on the concrete emphasize the long, spiky blades and create a pattern all their own. There are so many textures here: the smooth plants, … Continue reading

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