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Wordless Wednesday

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Ripple

For a long while on a recent afternoon, I stood on the river’s edge mesmerized by the ripples and distortions of color reflected on the water. Between the light breeze and insects disturbing the surface, it was an endless show, … Continue reading

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River Batik

Reflected trees and sky look more like a painting than a photograph.

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Snow Abstract #2

This was taken at the edge of the river. The top half is river ice and the bottom half the snowbank. I heightened the contrast and maximized the saturation. I love the blue/green result. Below is the original for comparison. … Continue reading

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Maxfield Parrish Sky

Maxfield Parrish lived in Windsor, VT, not too far from where I live. His paintings are well known for their highly saturated, fantastically lit clouds and landscapes. On some days, I think he truly painted what he saw in real … Continue reading

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Crystalline Gifts of Winter

On New Year’s day, because snow was forecast, I went out for an hour and shot 122 pictures of ice on our stream from the waterfall to about two hundred feet downstream. A bit extreme do you think? (Probably not, if … Continue reading

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Ice Geography

This river ice looks like a map.

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