01-01-14 What We Never See

My title for this post isn’t so much about the fact that we don’t see rain, or rain-drenched leaves in our normal experiences. Though most people rarely stop to study a leaf as closely as I’m asking you to do it here. What I mean is that the camera “sees” things very differently than humans…

12-29-13 Tropical Rain

We arrived back in Minneapolis last night from a week in Mexico. The temperature was a balmy 27 degrees F. But in Watertown, SD, it is -14. And so I thought it was appropriate (and maybe even good for the soul) that I should post a photo of a tropical plant covered with rain drops…

05-30-13 Both Sides Now

So have you ever pondered the backside of a pink tulip? You have now. The title, as my friends from the ’70s may recognize, is borrowed from Joni Mitchell’s song by the same title, though in her case, she’s talking about clouds. And, yes, those are real rain drops on the tulips, which are bent…