Spring is Coming

Spring is Coming

This winter has been a cold and wet one. And while I love that spring is coming, I’m still loving the stark beauty of all the bare trees that surround me. * * * Still doing work on myself. Still trying to be present. Still trying to slow down and breathe. Still...
Chalk Stories

Chalk Stories

All of the boulders close to the road in the Big Bend area look like this. Some of the chalk residue makes perfect sense and on first glance, some of it looks insane. Studying the various positions indicated created a kind of Twister image in my head: right hand,...
Grip 2

Grip 2

Taken during the Moab trip at the beginning of the month. The hand belongs to Bekkah Rayborn as she grabs the top, holds it for a split second and then drops to the crash pad/crash mat below. As I was pushing the shutter release button, I realized that this is what...
Needles

Needles

The depth of field, even at ƒ/16, was so narrow that my breathing changed the focal plane. I’d forgotten that macro lenses do that. I think, prior to the trip to Moab at the beginning of the month, that the last time I shot a manual focus lens was probably...
Half of Zero

Half of Zero

Taken at the same location as this image. I’m trying to figure out the deal with the black drips. Are they a pigment situation from the aging paint or a random graffiti attempt? Share...
White Puppy

White Puppy

This guy really wanted to orate. But I think the owners had done some training. The three other dogs in the back of the pickup truck responded with less enthusiasm. The black dog just out of frame sat in completely silence, never moving or even acknowledging that...
Grip

Grip

In between shooting the rocks and stars, the group I was with spent a few hours on Saturday bouldering. I’ve seen people do it from a distance, but always wanted to get closer because it looks so intense, regardless of distance from the ground. Everybody was...