Thoughts on a Photograph

My good friend and photographer wrote an article for Whidbey Life Magazine and gave mr permission to post it.  We have several amazing photographers here and I thought that you would find it interesting.  Enjoy. Artists of Whidbey Island || Thoughts on a Photograph Posted in Film, History, Nature, Photo essay, Spotlight, Visual Art BY DON…

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Book Project

First I want to refer you to a great series that my good friend Lorraine Healy is doing.  She is an outstandingt photographer and poet and I think that you will really enjoy her work.  Take a look, https://www.lomography.com/magazine/322563-my-favorite-places-in-buenos-aires-tigre-and-its-hundreds-of-islands Thank you all that have written that you would like to see…

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Misc. E. WA

I am trying to get back in the swing of posting to my blog but having a difficult time.  My energy of late is going to creating a book of my Wheat Country photographs.  I have finally decided to make a series of individually bound Signatures, most of which will…

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Fooling Around

I have been playing around with a different look for some of my landscape photos, especially those with dramatic skies. This was taken along Highway 2 near Waterville, WA.  Look closely at the horizon and you can see snow in the distant Cascade Mountains.  I have not had a chance…

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More Gardens

This week’s post includes several  more of my garden photographs.   All were taken in Italy.  I have enjoyed reliving the trips and remembering the respite our visit to these beautiful gardens provided. This beautiful staircase is in the gardens of Villa Capressi on the shores of Lago Como. Spello…

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Garden Show

I was invited to submit a few photos to the annual spring Garden Show at Museo Gallery.  Here are a few of the things that I am considering.  They are primarily from various travels and do not constitute a specific series. This grouping of trees and grasses was taken in…

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County Courthouses

While working in eastern Washington I got the urge to start photographing county courthouses, god knows why!  Now I am in pursuit of the headquarters buildings for all Washington’s 39 counties.  Photo books are already available that are well done and in color, but all I can say is that as…

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Titles

  I have always had trouble inventing good titles for my work. My good friend and future guest blogger Rob Prout and I talked about this recently. It is easy enough when doing portraits. It seems to me that portraits are reasonably well served with the individual’s name: ‘Hortense’ or…

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Family Album 2

While I was working on the Family Album project the child in me was reactivated, which is a frequent occurrence in the elderly I am told. It was if I was playing with my action figures or dolls or imaginary friends.  The more that I gathered photographs and assembled stories…

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Key Key

This weeks post is a little different, alright A LOT DIFFERENT.  Recently I was in Everett, WA and after dropping my wife off at the train station had time for some photography.  I had stopped to work on the Snohomish County Courthouse (a project I will mention in some future…

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