I enjoy walking in gardens, and I am especially pleased whenever I come across an interesting door. So this image, “Garden Door”, combines those two interests very nicely. (This is in the Descanso Gardens, in Pasadena CA.)
This image was shot a few years ago (in New Hampshire near Peterborough) but I’ve only just processed it. The image should be in the impressionistic Visions of Nature series but is not currently included in the collection. I had not thought it would be a black and white image when shot or when initially viewed. Trying to get the sky color the way I wanted it, I continually – and[…]
Here is another selection of floral/botanical images in black and white. Black and white photography is the art of exploring the interplay between light and shadow. These floral images provide great opportunities to do so. What is fascinating is that a slight change in one parameter or another can result in a completely different – yet still realistic – image when viewed in monochrome.
This tree was photographed on the California Pacific Ocean coast in the Big Sur, looking out towards the Pacific Ocean. The image has been a favorite of mine, but for some reason it got mislaid or misfiled or something, just turning up recently. I like the way the tree shows the effects of the coastal weather. Tree and ocean and weather are all part of one ecosystem, almost a single[…]
Here is a gallery of images of California’s Big Sur. The Big Sur is one of America’s most beautiful wild places, and a drive along Route One is a true experience. The Big Sur beckons, in these beautiful pictures of the blue Pacific Ocean, beaches, rocks, lovely flowers, and a classic highway bridge. The gallery of images is available at Fine Art America.