Category Archives: photographs

Colorful Little Crabapples on a November Day, “Unexpected Berries” Holiday Cards

Has someone decorated the bare trees for the holidays? Yes, Mother Nature! I took this photo on a similarly gray day and those colorful little apples looked as if they glowed and the bare branches had a wonderful silvery cast. Walking in the quiet of a winter day I see some of the most beautiful […]

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Red

Individual leaves of Virginia Creeper are beginning to turn its characteristic bright, warm red here and there. It’s considered a weed, but I find it essential to the autumn landscape because no other leaves are the same brilliance, and the berries feed birds and wildlife all winter. Sometimes the scene is just visually stunning, especially […]

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Autumn Rainbow

This is the colorful sugar maple that stands by Chartiers Creek on my way to Main Street. It’s like an old friend. I chose this angle because it had every color of leaf in it and filled the whole frame with just bits of that brilliant complementary blue autumn sky. Because the leaves are almost […]

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Favorite Photos for Seasons Along the Panhandle Trail

It was really the art that inspired me to have an exhibit of Panhandle Trail images during Rock the Quarry, but I have far more photos than paintings. I’ve used them as the basis for paintings, I’ve used them for graphic designs and websites totally unrelated to Panhandle, and I sell prints of them too. […]

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Fifth Annual Exhibit: Sun Shadow Ice & Snow, Seasons on the Panhandle Trail, August 24 and 25

My fifth annual exhibit SUN SHADOW ICE & SNOW seasons along the panhandle trail Paintings, sketches and photographs opening Friday August 24 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. through Saturday August 25 3:00 to 11:00 p.m. Panhandle Trail Quarry Area as part of Rock The Quarry FEATURED WORK: “Summer Sunset on Robinson Run”, pastel, 12 x 18 […]

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The Thunder Moon, Misty and Mystical

I hadn’t wanted a misty moonrise, but I am oh so glad nature changed my mind. In 2006 I was still lugging around a few film cameras that could capture what my first little 2MP point-and-shoot digital could not. I’d been working with a number of local and larger land conservation groups for years and […]

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The Subtle Feline

When the cat wanders into your photo shoot, he may have better ideas than you. I have to say, I do like it, Mr. Sunshine, subtle, almost abstract. I have some talented cats here. I do like the photos that show all the assets of my beautiful cats, but I also like the abstract shots […]

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At Least Someone is Happy About the Rain

In the middle of a heat wave, a downpour can actually be quite welcome. Huge raindrops began smacking into everything, just a few, then more, and within minutes the din was deafening and I could barely see across the street with lots of thunder rolling through the valley. Pretty scary for a while, but then […]

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Soldier, Photo in An Old Cemetery

In the dense, comforting shade of a century-old spreading maple, a section of the row of headstones farthest back in the military veteran’s section, the first stones to be installed during the Civil War, reads only: SOLDIER 1861–1865 A father, brother, husband, son of someone, unknown, but honored by a headstone that tells of his […]

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Morning Brilliance For Your Whole Day

I took so many photos on a perfect sunny May morning of the buttercups glistening with the night’s rainfall, and some I took just for the effect of all that brilliant yellow. I captured this photo right in my own back yard, which is just a little spot of land in a regular old neighborhood. […]

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