09-10-12 Purple and Gold

This purple and gold flower was a single bloom in a bouquet of cut garden flowers my wife bought at our local famers’ market. Amongst all of the flowers in the arrangement, this one jumped out at me. And so, when our back deck was bathed in soft late afternoon light, I took a few…

07-16-12 Amber Waves

When I went driving this morning in search of something to photograph, I figured that the perfect wheat field would likely draw me like a magnet. I am fascinated by bare, black fields that turn to green and then to beautiful yellow-gold. And we can’t help but notice the harvest of wheat because the huge…

03-11-09 Before the Fall

One oak leaf back lit by the morning sun – it doesn’t get much simpler than this. Since I was shooting into the sun, the challenge was to find shade for the lens to avoid lens flare. From the sunny side, this leaf looked dull. But with the sun shining through it, the leaf came…