DEC 4 : 338/365

“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know. Where the treetops glisten and children listen, to hear sleigh bells in the snow.” [Montage of several images taken of Christmas lights using a slow shutter speed.]    

FEB 5 : 36/365

Tell me, what is the color of love? -Billy Ocean This pretty little photo composite was made from eight separate images: 6 individual images of paint chip samples, which were selected for both their vibrant colors and their Valentine's Day appropriate names (Sherwin Williams colors) 1 image of a paint chip sample deck fanned out... Continue Reading →

June 12, 2013

People think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony. - Coco Chanel FOCUS:  Color (White, Black, Grey) White. Black. Day. Night. Yin. Yang. Light. Dark. And every shade in between. It was a challenge to... Continue Reading →

June 11, 2013

I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns. — Winston Churchill (...apparently Mr. Churchill never appreciated the beauty of a rich brown chocolate bar!)   FOCUS:  Color (Brown) Brown. Reliable. Down-to-Earth. Stable. Earthy. Natural. Organic. You know I have not met... Continue Reading →

June 10, 2013

I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.  - Alice Walker, The Color Purple FOCUS:  Color (Purple) Purple. Regal. Rich. Luxurious. Exotic. Mysterious. Magical. Oh...Illusive Purple - I have chased you all day!  Of all the colors to capture in a photograph,... Continue Reading →

June 9, 2013

The sky grew darker, painted blue on blue, one stroke at a time, into deeper and deeper shades of night. - Haruki Murakami FOCUS:  Color (Blue) Blue. Cool. Comfortable. Relaxed. Peaceful. Calm. Tranquil. The color blue is a favorite of many people, including my husband.  In fact, I must share a funny story about this. ... Continue Reading →

June 7, 2013

How wonderful yellow is.  It stands for the sun.  - Van Gogh FOCUS:  Color (Yellow) Yellow. Bright. Citrusy. Cheerful. Playful. Sweet. Sunny. Warm. Of all the colors, yellow is the happiest.  Even saying its name makes me smile - YELL-O!      

June 6, 2013

  Red is the great clarifier – bright and revealing. I can’t imagine becoming bored with red – it would be like becoming bored with the person you love. - Diana Vreeland   FOCUS:  Color (Red) Red. Alive. Energetic. Pulsating. Powerful. Intense. Seductive. Fiery. Bold. Fabulous. Today I pay a little tribute to this amazing... Continue Reading →

June 4, 2013

I never saw an ugly thing in my life:  for let the form of an object be what it may - light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.  - John Constable FOCUS:  Abstract/Macro There is a flower pot that is leaking on my back patio.  The resulting stain is an ever growing scar... Continue Reading →

May 25, 2013

Looking at life through rose colored glasses...   FOCUS:  Abstract I was playing around with light and color today.  These images were taken looking through the bottom of a set of colorful glasses that we own.  When viewed together, I think they have a very 'Kadinsky-esque' feel to them.

May 7, 2013

Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this?  - Pablo Picasso   Focus:  Abstract Weeeeeeee - Color, Color, Color!  Today, I purchased yards and yards of colorful, iridescent fabric to use as decoration for my daughter's graduation party in a few weeks.  What a feast for the... Continue Reading →

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