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…

Green Fingers

I took around 500 photos while I was in California recently. Most of them are of plants. Today, I post yet another example of the flora that grow in southern California. I believe that nothing in nature develops accidentally and when I look at this I wonder about the purpose of all of the parts…

Linear Green

I am in California for a few days and because I am using my iPad and iPhone for work and connectivity, keeping up with this blog is a little more challenging – especially the photo editing. But I’ll try to do my best. This photo was taken a few blocks from my aunt’s house and…

Vortex

As my photography has “matured,” I would say that one of the biggest differences is that I spend considerably more time looking for lines, shapes and patterns when I look through the viewfinder. I guess I like symmetry and these fern leaves seem to have plenty of that. Plus, there are at least four layers…

The Underside of Life

I visited the Como Park Conservatory in St. Paul this past weekend and enjoyed stepping from the cool, October air into tropical humidity. There are many photo opportunities, including a room filled with many types of ferns. I don’t know what the name of this particular fern is but from the other side, it was…