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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Unlikely Color Straight from Nature

The Illusion of Frozen Time


Except in my dreams, where the images contained begin to shift and move and transform in my hand, all still photographs freeze time. Some, though, manage to convey a sensation of movement, while others convey timelessness. Which strikes you as more timeless, sepia tone or black and white? And what do we think or feel or perceive, anyway, that we call "timeless"?

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Holding Its Own Against the Wind


This was Wednesday morning. I'm afraid to revisit the scene today (Thursday).

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Before Last Night's Wind


This is now the orchard on the west side of Novotny Road looked, down the hill from St. Wenceslaus Church.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Monday, October 25, 2010

Cherry Orchards, Leelanau County, Late October


There is a lot of variety in color from one orchard to another and one tree to another.









Saturday, October 23, 2010

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Autumn Light


This was Saturday morning, 16 October.


This was Monday afternoon, 18 October.


And this, when the forecast would have given us rain, is beautiful, sunny Wednesday morning.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Crown of Light and Understory



Both of these images were posted in condensed version on "Books in Northport," but I liked them well enough to want to present them "full-strength."

Unexpected Colors for October

Friday, October 15, 2010

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Just the Way It Is (Unaltered)


Which one of these three photographs speaks to you most seductively?



Friday, October 8, 2010

Ash Trees in October


These images have been altered to minimize specificity of leaf edges and concentrate on color.


Thursday, October 7, 2010

Monday, October 4, 2010

Jumping on the Pink Bandwagon






Gerry over at Torch Lake Views inspired me today to come on board. The rose is from my front yard, and the adorable little baby cap is from my friend Sally at Dolls and More in Northport. The pink is for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.