From any distance farther than ten feet, our ironwood tree has the most unremarkable floral display of any of the flora in the yard. I almost cannot see them at all. But, up close, they are quite beautiful. This shot captures all stages of the flower on a single twig. As it happens, there are […]
This year we set out to cut our own Christmas tree, something we have never done before. In earlier years, we purchased from local Christmas tree lots. A few years later, we gave in to the convenience of an artificial tree, and then (gasp) we permanently wired the lights. But this year we did our […]
The negative is comparable to the composer’s score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways. Ansel Adams, 1903-1984, environmentalist and photographer of the American West.