With nearly 1/2 trillion photographs in the world, who would ever think another one is necessary. Click! This is where I share a revolving group of new images I've made in the process of "still learning to see." Please let me know how you see them. Thank you for visiting.
I plan to live in Central Vermont for the rest of what I hope will be a long, healthy life! Why? Few cars, no billboards, amazing cultural life, wonderful people, and gorgeous Mother Nature always near by. Come visit and you'll see! And, in the meantime, enjoy what I'm seeing through my lens.
I've been fortunate to have many opportunities to travel to many places in the world. While I also enjoy my "backyard" of Vermont, travel is stimulating and humbling. I never fail to find the bonds with others stronger than ever and the need to create peace in the world more critical. I hope you'll enjoy seeing some of the world through my eyes.
Light and water together are the main ingredients for magic. Add a camera and—poof!—magic can definitely happen. I love finding places, usually on ponds and small streams, where the texture of the water and the objects being reflected combine in these magical ways. What you see in these photographs is what I see through my viewfinder—there are very few adjustments made in LightRoom.
Because I have lived in the Northern Hemisphere all of my life (Michigan and Vermont), I have been around a lot of ice. I love the stuff! While many folks are huddled inside looking over websites for warm vacations, I'm bundling up to go see what's happening outside with ice.
Ice changes often, from new ice in early November to the old ice of spring. Each stage has a unique beauty which I trust you can see and enjoy from these photographs. I also hope they will inspire you to go outside and explore, especially when the temperature drops below freezing!
The natural world is my constant inspiration! From childhood I've loved being around trees and flowers, plants and gardens. These are just a few of thousands of images I've made of the living world around me.
Though I often find myself making abstract photographs of small views, the long view of a landscape always brings peace to an often troubled world. No matter where on the Planet, these landscapes feel like home.
As much as I love the big, wide-open world, I love seeing small parts of it though my lens. Often these end up as abstractions, floating in their own world. Who is to say what "reality" really looks like?
In a 30-year career teaching people all over the world to use thermal imaging equipment, I flew once or twice a month. I always got window seats and, when the window was not all dirty, enjoyed watching the world go by and photographing much of it. I still never tire of sitting by the window, camera in hand.
How lucky I am to share this world with so many amazing fellow humans. I am so often inspired by them and delighted to find ways to show the range of humanity I see in them.
The sand dunes along the shores of Lake Michigan are a magical place. I was fortunate to live there long ago and still visit at least once each year. The "found art" always astonishes me.