Finding your creative voice, discovering the magic

“Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing–and keeping the unknown always beyond you.” ~ Georgia O’Keeffe We are all artists, creating the journey that our life becomes. Making art is simply a...

Transitions, Transformations & Transmutations

“Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.” – Ansel Adams The camera has long been a companion and guide to my life’s journey. Whenever I have camera in hand, I begin to see the world through a...

Visual Metaphor, Imagination & Story

“There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.” – Ansel Adams Having well developed skills in the technical aspects of photography are certainly important in making impactful images. To riff on the comment from Ansel Adams, I would...

Energetics of Typography

“How then to express oneself clearly? By image and by myth, as the sages of all time have done.” — Rene Adolphe Schwaller de Lubicz (1887-1961); Egyptologist, author of The Temple in Man: Sacred Architecture and the Perfect Man. In my last post, I...

Energetics of Color

In the world of artistry and art therapy, there is much study of color and it’s visual impact in painting or other mediums of expression. Among the most interesting to me is the concept of complementary colors as shown in the color wheel below. In photography we make...