Lily Flower, Ahwahnee, California 2011

Practice, practice… I’ve been very frustrated lately because I haven’t been able to get out of the office and up to Yosemite for waterfalls, reflections in the meadow, corn lilies in the high country.  Fortunately, my water lilies are in bloom and I check them out every day.  We had an amazing rain storm Tuesday […]

Calla Leaves, Ahwahnee, California 2011

For the past couple of months, I have been watching this calla plant growing in my living/dining room area.  The light comes through two different windows to light the leaves to various effect.  This past Sunday, I finally saw a composition worth setting up for.  I hung up my black piece of velvet on the […]

Lily Flower

I have a small pond adjacent to my backyard patio, and the lilies are in bloom!  I made this image on Sunday, using two frames stitched together in Photoshop CS5.  To fulfill my concept, I cut the flower, then placed it in a small bowl of water which in turn was placed on black velvet.  […]

Calla Lilies again…

Here is another image in my new Cally Lily series, this one from the third day of this setup.  As with the previous image, this photograph was made with Photomatix, this time with seven exposures.  The morning sun is coming through my window from the upper left hand corner.  I first saw this lighting effect […]

Two Lilies in the Rain

On Sunday, we had rain.  Unusual for August.  Here is an image from the many frames I made.  Given the brown and dry surroundings of my backyard, I enjoyed this lushness! Starting September 2: Inspiring Nature Photography:  The Essentials (four week course) I hope that you are enjoying the new blog!  Tomorrow I have another […]

Welcome to my new PhotoBlog!

As you can see, my new photoblog is up and running! The blog now matches/blends in with the new web design.  My goals are the same –  to share my thoughts on landscape and nature photography in general, as well as sharing information specific to my own photography.  I will continue to include links to […]