I also am selling my big EPSON STYLUS PRO 9600 printer. It is in excellent condition with ink cartridges included! You also will get numerous photographic roll paper. Contact me if interested!
Life does have a habit of interrupting the best of plans. In the next few weeks there will be a new look!! New web site and a new blog with, ahem, regular posts. The “ahem” was addressed to myself to stay on top of things. Am looking forward to it and hope you will be to. Thanks.
Am partial to Black & White photography. There is a transparency that is present when color is taken away. The form of the subject can clearly be seen, and to quote one of the best B&W photographers, Henri Cartier Bresson, form is everything. With out the attraction, or maybe the distraction of color an emotional honesty becomes clear and wonderful stories emerge.
Traveling the back roads (in which there are many) of the county I come across these abandoned homes. It reminds me of the poem by Mary Oliver:
“To live in this world
you must be able
to do three things:
to love what is mortal;
to hold it
against your bones knowing
your own life depends on it;
and, when the time comes to let it go,
Yes! This image is has been accepted in the Oregon Artist Showcase, being held this month at the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg, Oregon. Check out all of the 2013 finalists!
This is my mom. The woman who has given me her all, inspiring me, helping me encouraging me. She has been my best friend. Many hours this past year has been given by her family in tenderly caring for her in her last years. We honor her for all she has done and for the beauty she has given to so many.
Sweet flowers I bring;
Mother, accept, I pray,
And may you happy live,
And long us bless;
Receiving as you give