Beginning to End

I’ve been promising for weeks. So here it is ~ how I create one of my compositions. Oh Bear…  65 layers +/- in the making! One of my more involved works because all of the elements were taken by me, no stock images, and the birds don’t count because they are actually a brush.  Warning… this also made for a really lengthy post.  Ready, here … Continue reading Beginning to End

Everything you can imagine…

Everything you can imagine is real ~ Pablo Picasso. Making something appear real, feel real… or just believable is, for me, the most difficult part when creating from the imagination.  As a viewer, allowing ourselves to believe in possibilities, despite the reality we live in, is a major part in making any story a success, whether in be artistically, photographically, in books, movies, etc.  For … Continue reading Everything you can imagine…

The Eleventh Hour

Good Sunday Morning!  It feels good to be spending this cool, sunny last day of September morning enjoying a cup of coffee and rambling on about this hobby of mine. Let’s talk about exhibits?  Do you enter your photography in juried exhibits/competitions?  Why… or… why not? Over the course of this blog, I’ve entered a number of exhibits/competitions.  I’ve been rejected and have won first … Continue reading The Eleventh Hour

It feels so good

… to be back.  Back to taking photographs, back to creating new works, and back, sitting right here on a Sunday morning, sharing it all with you!  Oh wait, it’s Monday, Labor Day.  Still, I can’t think of a better way to spend this extra day off 🙂 This summer’s road trip was just what was needed to break a persisting photographic slump…  From PA … Continue reading It feels so good

NYC in Springtime

I’m spending today recovering from a day of inspiration overload.   You see, I spent yesterday, the first warm summer-like day of 2018, in NYC.  The day trip, organized by the Doylestown Art league, included The Metropolitan Museum of Art  and the Salmagundi Club, home of the American Watercolor Society’s (AWS) 151st exhibition.   At The Met, the must-sees included the photography of  William Eggleston: Los Alamos … Continue reading NYC in Springtime