Posted on November 20, 2019
there’s a different feel to November
now that the days are shorter
and the leaves are on the ground
Posted on November 18, 2019
I have her hands
to hold her stories
Posted on November 16, 2019
if wrinkles were flowers
we’d all welcome them
Posted on November 8, 2019
So many of my pictures of late have been about the surface of things. Yes it is fall and leaves are resting on the water, apples have dropped to the ground..but I realized today they are not really about that. these pictures are about shallowness and my desire to dig deeper. Social media is filled with pretty photos of nature, yummy food, exotic travel destinations and alluring selfies. I want to make pictures that have something more to say, and that’s hard.
I have watched this Cig Harvey lecture over and over again. Some thoughts I’ve come away with –
Taking the time to step back and really look at my work has been a revealing exercise. Although I will still stop and take a picture of a pretty flower or that red leaf shining in the grass, my thought process is changing.
I think maybe I have found a starting point, that tip of the iceberg.
“You are only this moment, the length of a photograph”
~ Cig Harvey
Posted on November 6, 2019
that day by the lake
quietly absorbing the color and light