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Crimson Waves


Crimson Waves

Decorative grasses in our back yard.

Crocosmia Abstract


Crocosmia Abstract

Close-up of crocosmia flower about to bloom in a Washington garden.

Birch Forest


Birch Forest

Used panning technique to create abstract of birches with fall colors in the background

Bee On Flower


Bee On Flower

Was at work fishing and caught this shot of a bee pollinating this flower.

Shapes


Shapes

Volklingen Ironworks


Volklingen Ironworks

A German UNESCO located in the Saarland. It is the only intact 19th century ironworks in all of Europe and North America. Now it's a relic of shapes and shadows to photograph.

The Beginning


The Beginning

Mammoth Hot Springs


Mammoth Hot Springs

I got up early in the morning to catch the good light and focused on the repeated patterns in this view.

Purple Daisy Swirl


Purple Daisy Swirl

Abstract motion blur image of a purple Daisy.

Fog Sunrise


Fog Sunrise

Sunrise through the fog as it rolls across the hillside revealing terrain.

Fog Sunrise


Fog Sunrise

Sunrise through the fog as it rolls across the hillside revealing terrain.

Also labeled: Landscapes, Light, Nature, Red, Sun & Sky

Form And Pastel


Form And Pastel

From the rim of the Little Painted Desert one gazes on a pastel-hued landscape of interesting shapes and forms, especially at the golden hour.

Toutle River


Toutle River

This is a depiction of the Toutle River in the Mount St. Helens Wilderness. The river is permeated with iron deposits, hence the reddish color. It wanders through the ash-strewn barren landscape bordered by budding trees.

Lightning


Lightning

Also labeled: Natural Wonders

Light And Shadow


Light And Shadow

In the evening light and shadow play on the Grand Canyon, giving contrast to abstract shapes.

A Nightmare In Ice


A Nightmare In Ice

The patterns in the ice seem to hint at things better left un-thought.

Glacier Detail


Glacier Detail

Detail of rock and ice on Matanuska Glacier

Patterns In The Slot Canyon


Patterns In The Slot Canyon

When visiting this small slot canyon when the light is just right the resulting effect looks like a surreal painting by Giorgio de Chirico.

Bacteria At Grand Prismatic Spring


Bacteria At Grand Prismatic Spring

Until one visits Grand Prismatic Spring it is difficult to imagine how colorful bacteria can be.

Sunset, Little Painted Desert


Sunset, Little Painted Desert

I was interested in depicting the patterns of the Little Painted Desert at sunset.

Rows Of Lavender


Rows Of Lavender

I was interested in the color contrasts of the lavender and the greenery on this farm.

Bottom Of The Painted Hills


Bottom Of The Painted Hills

This was taken at sunset, hence the deep colors of these striated hills.

Petrified Wood Close-up


Petrified Wood Close-up

The objective here was to portray the beautiful colors of this petrified log.

Mammoth Hot Springs


Mammoth Hot Springs

I went in tight to get this shot to concentrate on the repetitive patterns.

Wire And Wheels


Wire And Wheels

Also labeled: Black & White, Textures

Reflectivity


Reflectivity

I had an idea one clear spring day when looking at the reflections of elm trees in a stock watering tank, so I picked a dandelion blossom and floated it in the water so that it balanced the green of the trees and the rich blue of the sky. It didn't...

Ledge


Ledge

An outcropping of rock on the beach at Encinitas at sunset

Also labeled: Landscapes

Enchanting Fairytale


Enchanting Fairytale

Maine 001


Maine 001

Reflection of the dock on the lake

Ice Water Diamonds


Ice Water Diamonds

During a very sunny day in February 2011,I found this ice formation and sun reflecting in a local creek. Though the formation is very simplistic,it struck me as a very large abstract, gray scale composition.

Also labeled: Grayscale

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