Category Archives: photographs

The Woods in Spring in Black and White Film

In April 2020, just after the shutdown began, I was getting back on my feet for hiking six months after my hip replacement. My DSLR needed a repair but I couldn’t get it done right then. I pulled out my old Pentax K1000 fully manual film camera and a roll of black and white film […]

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Seasons Along the Panhandle Trail, August 25 and 26

Ninth Annual Exhibit SUN SHADOW ICE & SNOW seasons along the panhandle trail featured artwork “Reflections on an October Afternoon” featuring art, photography and poetry of and about the Panhandle Trail plus paintings & sketches from prior exhibits prints of paintings and photos handmade gift items inspired by the trail Opening Friday August 25, 2023 […]

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The Woods in Spring in Black and White Film

In April 2020, just after the shutdown began, I was getting back on my feet for hiking six months after my hip replacement. My DSLR needed a repair but I couldn’t get it done right then. I pulled out my old Pentax K1000 fully manual film camera and a roll of black and white film […]

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“Light Into Darkness” Exhibit Submissions

The North Hills Art Center is hosting a themed exhibit, Light Into Darkness, to benefit local non-profit Veterans Leadership Program. I dropped off my artwork earlier this week. The opening is February 11, and if you’re local stop by for some wine and cheese and some really beautiful art from what I saw of the […]

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Compositions in Black and Green Greeting Cards

It’s winter sunlight and he’s doing this again. This very photo from 2011 was the inspiration for this set of greeting cards, Compositions in Black and Green, and gave me a focus for the whole series of images which I also published as a calendar in 2013 and 2014. Who knew a bathroom renovation could […]

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October Nature Desktop Calendar: Swimming in Gold

October 2020 was the most incredibly beautiful autumn in many years. Ironically, because of the pandemic, I had the time to run around to the woods and trails and parks to photograph as much as I could, and it was a fairly safe thing to do in that time. And the time was perfect to […]

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Seasons Along the Panhandle Trail, August 26 and 27

Eight Annual Exhibit SUN SHADOW ICE & SNOW seasons along the panhandle trail featured artwork “Paths I Have Walked” featuring art, photography and poetry of and about the Panhandle Trail plus paintings & sketches from prior exhibits prints of paintings and photos handmade gift items inspired by the trail Opening Friday August 26, 2022 5:00 […]

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“A Good Traveler” Print or Poster

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” ~Lao-Tzu in Chapter 27 of the Tao te Ching, tr. Stephen Mitchell It doesn’t mean you make no plans, just that you enjoy all the unplanned destinations and experiences as well as the planned destination. Posting the photos I entered in the […]

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“A Pittsburgh Perspective” Exhibit Submissions

The first exhibit of the year, I dropped off submissions to the North Hills Art Center “A Pittsburgh Perspective” exhibit to benefit the nonprofit West View Hub which offers a variety of resources to the community. Usually, I enter paintings to these exhibits, but the artwork needs to be recent, and I don’t have any […]

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The Creative Cat New Year Newsletter

Happy Mew Year New Inspirations for 2022 Building on 2021 My goal for 2021, with my newly-established studio spaces, well-stocked materials and updated equipment, was to create more new things in the new year. But what became my motivational force was actually updating the way I made the things I had already designed. I not […]

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