Monthly Archives: August 2012

Eschscholzia californica, San Juan Island

I made this photo of California (or golden) poppies, Eschscholzia californica, specifically to be a calming image. After a couple years of the high-stress environment in Kabul, I decided to focus on things that make me happy or relaxed. And … Continue reading

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Caterpillars in Cyanotype, Hanover, PA

I’ve been doing a little macro photography this summer, and playing with Aperture for processing photos. So this was a macro of tent caterpillars at Codorus State Park near Hanover, PA, processed using Aperture’s cyanotype adjustment. Both parts were fun … Continue reading

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Reflections of a Forest, Evan’s Creek, USA

I think I first did this with a reflection photo from Angkor Wat, and it’s quickly becoming a signature move (kind of like Jake “The Snake” Roberts’ DDT maneuver in pro “wrestling”). It’s an amazingly simple thing, but done well … Continue reading

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Welcome back from my excessive hiatus. This pair of pink mandevilla flowers was just begging for a portrait. There’s an American Gothic vibe to it I think. I shot from very close range with my 35mm f/1.8 lens, which lets … Continue reading

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