Spring! Danser, danser…

Maybe a month or two back, a friend told me she’d posted a frog picture I gave her on her fridge in an attempt to invoke spring.

Letters from the alleyway


20140425-180623.jpgLately has been a patch of such intensity, so much pressure in every direction, that each glimmer of tenderness, of humanity, of a hand reaching out in the chaos has felt like a branch that must be held onto tightly in hopes of slowing the relentless slide down a slope.
20140425-180449.jpg20140425-180709.jpgThat dream the other night of a house where everything you touch turns into something else – you pick up the umbrella, it turns…

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Easter Sunday Interlude

splatter bunny

A few words from T.S. Eliot today –

I said to my soul, be still, and let the dark come upon you
Which shall be the darkness of God. As, in a theatre,
The lights are extinguished, for the scene to be changed
With a hollow rumble of wings, with a movement of darkness
on darkness, nd we know that the hills and the trees, the distant

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Staying Warm

flames exp1

fire uprightThe return of the cold weather is a bit of a shock on the system, making images of warmth pretty appealing.

flames exp2These 3 images are all composites of several photos layered together in various ways –

flames exp3The increase in layers creates an impression of increasingly intense heat…

flames exp1

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Revisiting Winter

ice storm single bud exp

ice storm twisties expToday we have snow again after some tantalizing days of warmer weather, teasing, hinting at relief…
It has been the guest that wouldn’t leave, this winter.
ice storm drop in mid expSo I’ve been revisiting some pix from the ice storm we had in December.
Mostly I stuck with macro – I love the details of it, the tiny worlds within worlds.
ice storm maze drops expAnd have been experimenting a little with textures (most often from Kim Klassen’samazing…

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Feathery Crystals

white feather w mystery stone wide mrkd

white feather with obsid abstract mrkdRecently I’ve been taking a lot of photos of feathers.
Seems an odd thing to be obsessed with, but have been trying to tell myself to just roll with it, see where it leads me.
Looking over the pictures I’ve got so far, it seemed like maybe they got more interesting when juxtaposed with another texture – something quite opposite, something cold and hard and smooth, next to their soft and supple and…

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