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…

11-27-13 Curvature

So I’m indulging in my architectural detail fetish today, this time with a shot of the Utah state capitol dome. Tomorrow maybe I’ll have a turkey photo given that it is Thanksgiving here in the USA. Technical note: I don’t think many of my students see my blog and that’s probably good since I preach…

10-01-13 West of the River

Yes, it is October 1st but no, the snow hasn’t started falling yet. But it could do so soon. Such is the nature of living in the upper Great Plains. I’m guessing that some of my readers are more enthralled with snow than I am. I would also guess that many of those same people…