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…

05-22-13 May Showers

I went out in the cold rain the other day and took about 50 photos, mostly of crabapple tree blooms ready to burst. But in my back yard I was struck by the wet aspen leaves stuck together and backlit by the sky. This is one of the last photos I took but it’s the…

05-06-12 Warped Reality

If this is too abstract, I’ll tell you what you are seeing. These are water drops on the window that I look through when I am sitting at my computer. It was raining on Saturday and I was captivated by the look of the rain. I took several photos that focused on the rain drops…