12-16-13 Ruffled Symmetry

This is the third in a series that I am now calling “Shades of Green in Black and White.” This one was taken in the fern room at the Como Park Conservatory. I won’t tell you what I like about this photo other than that I love the play of light on the contours of…

12-15-13 Into the Light

On my recent trip to Minneapolis and Saint Paul with students in the Photo/Media program at LATI, we spent about an hour in the Como Park Conservatory. I had been there several times before so I wasn’t sure that I would find anything new to photograph. But while there I did take 97 photos, some…

12-14-13 Awakening

Yesterday I went to Minneapolis and Saint Paul with a few of the second year LATI photo/media students. This photo was taken on our last stop at the Como Park Conservatory, which is a great place to visit on a cold December day in part because it is warm and humid inside and in part…

08-16-13 The Cathedral Spires (HDR)

I’ll have to admit that I was trying to channel Ansel Adams when I made* this photo. Of course, Ansel used a view camera, filters and elaborate dark room magic to make his great black and white landscape photos. In the digital realm, all of those things are done using software. I had taken my…