03-04-14 Sleeping On the Job

I’m not sleeping now and I’m not really sleeping in the photo, either. I was working on a project for Office Peeps, a local office solutions retailer, and decided it might be a good time to get a self portrait. Also, I was using Camranger to remotely control my camera so it was convenient to…

02-04-14 Dreaming of Fall Colors

This photo was taken a few years ago on a visit to the Yashiro Japanese Garden in Olympia, Washington. Our timing was perfect (and lucky) and the garden was, as any hunter might say, “a target rich environment.” Canon 5D 1/60s f/4.0 ISO400 105mm   [maxbutton id=”21″]   Dreaming of Fall Colors by Scott Shephard…

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…