Category Archives: Still Life

Beautiful: Forgotten Obelisk

I love the word “obelisk.” It has a beautiful flow to it, and it describes only one thing. When I say it, especially as I think about it in obsessive depth as for a blog post, the beginning “oh” lasts … Continue reading

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Beautiful: Low-Key Still Life (Flowers)

On the recent trip through Central Europe, one of the places we stayed had low-key, black & white still lifes of random household objects, and I thought I should play with that a little. Now, I’ll admit, this photo is … Continue reading

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Beautiful Photo: Daisies in a Bowl

Every blog post should have words. Enjoy, then, this bowl full of floating daisies from Hanoi.  

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What the Heck Is a Puttony, Anyway?

Hungarians, like many people, love their traditions. If you’re a fan of sweet Tokaji wines, you’ve probably seen references to three, four, five, or even six “puttonyos” classifications. This refers to the number of baskets of grapes inoculated with the … Continue reading

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Haraszti Pince, Palkonya, Hungary

This is the first photo from my Wine for a Year project. Now, obviously, it has nothing to do with wine; the ladder could be from any project, but it was on my first shoot about wine making. I had the … Continue reading

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