"Photography helps people to see." ~ Berenice Abbott

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It’s All In The Details: Nature’s Patterns

 

 

“Your photography is a record of your living, for anyone who really sees.”

~Paul Strand

 

 

 

Nature, plants,

Stars

 

 

 

Ocean, Color, Patterns,

Tidal Pools, Sonoma Coast

 

 

 

Beach, Nature, Ocean

A Crab’s Work

 

 

 

Nature, Macro, Plants

Succulent

 

 

“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.”

~Elliott Erwitt

 

 

Nature, Macro, Photography

Gold and Green

 

 

 

Ocean, Black and White, Abstract,

Sea Foam, Mendocino

 

 

 

Nature, Plants, Color,

Red, White and Green, Sonoma Coast

 

 

 “One doesn’t stop seeing. One doesn’t stop framing. It doesn’t turn off and turn on. It’s on all the time.”

~ Annie Leibovitz

 

 

Corn, Macro, Black and White

Kernels

 

 

 

Nature, Beach, Australia

Cliff Rocks, Australia

 

 

“Photography helps people to see.” ~ Berenice Abbott

 

 

 

 

Monochrome Moments

 

 

 

“To see in color is a delight for the eye but to see in black and white is a delight for the soul.”  

~Andri Cauldwell

 

 

 

Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Landscape, Travel

Aspens, Snowmass, CO

 

 

 

Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Landscape, Travel

Chain Bridge, Budapest

 

 

Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Portrait

Those Eyes, Ella

 

 

“For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.”

~Henri Cartier-Bresson 

 

 

 

Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Landscape, Travel

Beach Kelp, California

 

 

Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Landscape, Travel

Rope and Hull, Vermont

 

 

Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Portrait

Check It Out, SE Asia

 

 

 

“What the human eye observes casually and incuriously, the eye of the camera notes with relentless fidelity.”

~ Berenice Abbott

 

 

 

Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Landscape, Travel

Beach Blooms, South Carolina

 

 

Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Landscape, Travel

Ocean Gazing, California

 

 

 

Photography, Architecture, Black and White, Monochrome

High Museum, Atlanta

 

 

 

“I’ve been forty years discovering that the queen of all colors is black.”

~Henri Mattise

 

 

 

 

Carolina Dreamin’

 

 

In my mind I’m going to Carolina. Can’t you see the sunshine, can’t you just feel the moonshine?

Ain’t it just like a friend of mine to hit me from behind? Yes, I’m going to Carolina in my mind.

~James Taylor

 

 

South Carolina, Nature, Oak, Black and White,

Classic Live Oak

 

 

 

Nature Photography, Dolphin, Wildlife, South Carolina, Kiawah Island

Going Horizontal

 

 

 

Nature Photography, Travel, South Carolina, Beach, Kiawah

Beach Bikes

 

 

Nature Photography, Alligator, South Carolina

Gator and Duckweed

 

 

I don’t care
if the sun don’t shine
And the rain keeps pouring
down on me and mine
‘Cause our kind of love
never seems to get old
It’s better than silver and gold.

~ Neil Young

 

 

Nature Photography, Charleston, Live Oak, Travel, South Carolina

Angel Oak

 

 

Landscape, Nature, Birds, Wildlife, Photography

Egret and Gator

 

 

 

Landscape, South Carolina, Nature, Ocean

Tidal Reflections

 

 

 

Sunrise, Landscape, Photography

Daybreak, Kiawah Island

 

 

 

Landscape, Farm, Black and White, Photography

Lowcountry Farm

 

 

Birds, Nature, South Carolina

Taking Off

 

 

Landscape, Photography, Nature, Sunset, Kiawah Island

Winter Sunset, Kiawah Island, SC

 

I will be there and everywhere
Here, there and everywhere 

~ The Beatles

 

 

California Dreamin’

 

 

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.”

~Jacques Yves Cousteau

 

 

 

Ocean, Landscape, Mendocino, California, Nature

Crashing Wave, Mendocino Coast

 

 

 

Hiking, California, Nature, Travel, Black and White

Hikers on the Matt Davis Trail,  Marin

 

 

 

Nature, Landscape, San Francisco, Sunrise

Morning Sun and Eucalyptus, Presidio

 

 

“Sit in reverie, and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind”

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

 

 

Ocean, Landscapes, Nikon, Color, Nature, California

Rocks and Ocean, Sonoma Coast

 

 

 

Sonoma, California, Nature, Nikon, Coast

Fence and Sun, Sea Ranch

 

 

 

Lighthouse, California, Black and White, Nature, Landscape

Point Arena Lighthouse

 

 

 

“All my life I have lived and behaved very much like the sandpiper just running down the edges of different countries and continents, looking for something.”

~ Elizabeth Bishop

 

 

California, Nature, Landscape, Nikon

Pelicans Three, Mendocino

 

 

Landscape, Sonoma, Ocean, Nature, Nikon

The Viewpoint, Sonoma Coast

 

 

Under the Cypress, Sea Ranch, CA

 

 

“Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.”

Henry David Thoreau

 

 

 

 

Sea Ranch, Cypress Trees, California, Landscape, Nature,

Cypress, Moss and Path

 

 

 

Sea Ranch, Cypress Trees, California, Landscape, Nature,

Morning Sun and Cypress Arch

 

 

 

 

“Does the walker choose the path, or the path the walker?” ~ Garth Nix

 

 

 

Sea Ranch, Cypress Trees, California, Landscape, Nature,

Walk Into The Light, Sea Ranch

 

 

 

Sea Ranch, Cypress Trees, California, Landscape, Nature,

Sunrise and Cypress

 

 

 

If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.” ~Anatole France

 

 

 

Black and White, Cypress Trees, California, Nature, Landscape Photography

Cypress Row and Road

 

 

 

Sea Ranch, Landscape, Color, Impressionism, Photography, Nature

Cypress Impressions

 

 

 

Nature’s Palette

 

“Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.”

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

Organic, Fruit, Color, Nature, Produce

Pluots and Leaves

 

 

 

Flower, Nature, Hosta, Color, Close-up, Nikon

Purple Hosta Flower

 

 

 

Produce, Macro, Organic, Nature, Farming

Five Color Peppers

 

 

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!'”

~ Robin Williams

 

 

Flowers, Macro, Orange, Yellow,

Yellow and Orange

 

 

Flower, Close-Up, Nature, Nikon

Ready to Be Pink

 

 

 

Produce, Organic, Farming, Nikon

Heirloom Tomatoes

 

 

“If you truly love Nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

 

 

Nature, Close-up, Farming, Nikon

Morning Grasses

 

 

 

Nature, Flower, Landscape, Close-Up

Black Eyed Susan and Pond

 

 

 

Macro, Nature, Leaves, Hosta, Color

Hosta Leaves

 

 

“Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.” ~Henry David Thoreau

 

 

 

Nature, Flowers, Dragonfly, Close-Up

Damselfly and Flowers

 

 

 

Produce, Macro, Organic, Nature, Farming

One Green Pepper

 

 

 

 

Flowers, Nature, Color, Nikon

Sunflowers

 

 

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”

~Lao Tzu

 

 

 

Farms and Barns

 

“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.” ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

 

 

Hay Bales, Farm, Vermont, Landscape, Black and White

Hay Bales on Honey Pond, Vermont

 

 

Barns, Mendocino, California, Landscape

Old Barns, Mendocino

 

 

Mendocino, Barn, Close-up,

Still Life, Mendocino

 

 

 

“Farming is a profession of hope” ~ Brian Brett

 

 

 

Barns, Mendocino, Black and White, Landscape, Photographyh

Days Gone By, Mendocino

 

 

Sea Ranch, Barn, Fence, California

Morning, Sea Ranch Barn

 

 

 

Hay Bales, Landscape, Vermont, Fence, Photography

Hay Bales and Fence, Vermont

 

 

 

Architecture, Barn, Close-up, Texture, Photography

Barn Window and Nail, Vermont

 

 

 

“Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be” ~ Peter De Vries

 

 

 

Black and White, Close-up, Mendocino, California, Barn

Still Life II, Mendocino

 

 

 

Sea Ranch, Light, Close-up,

Morning Light and Grasses, Sea Ranch, CA

 

 

 

Farm, Vermont, Black and White, Landscape

Peaceful Morning, Honey Pond, Vermont

 

 

 

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