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Light and Leaves

September 26, 2016 - The up close world of a pointed purple flower surrounded by green leaves that are glowing in the mid-day sun. Water drop...
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Greenspread

August 23, 2016 - Deep green veins on pale green Maple leaves, peek out from underneath the dense canopy into the sunlight of a summer day...
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Pink and Green

July 10, 2016 - A small Hydrangea plant that graces the front of my mother-in-law Mary's home. The plant is just to the right of the...
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Green Life Light

April 11, 2016 - After a winter of gray skies and bare-limbed trees, the newly sprouted green leaves, shimmering in the mid-day spring su...
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Pine Needle Path

November 19, 2015 - As we explored the miles of paths in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve, I kept noticing the carpet of long pine needles unde...
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Lake Trail Color

October 17, 2015 - One of my favorite places to walk. Abraham Lincoln Memorial Garden along the shore of Lake Springfield in Springfield, I...
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Autumn Blaze

October 16, 2015 - Fall leaves in full color at the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Garden
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Autumn Wind

October 15, 2015 - Maple leaves with their Fall colors fresh, flutter in the strong winds of a clear Autumn afternoon.
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Light Works

September 02, 2015 - Hot and humid, I went walking in any case. I did cut my trek short, as I felt I must. Along the way, I heard the bees,...
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Stripes

August 19, 2015 - Shades of green stripes as the sun and shadows play across these broad leaves in the late afternoon. Part of the Botani...
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Winter Triptych

January 28, 2015 - A trio of winter scenes. Ice in two of the images, barren brush in the top.
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Seasonal Mix

January 09, 2015 - The best camera is the one in your hand. In this case, my cell phone. This autumn leaf, dancing in the below zero F win...
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Winter Cypress

January 02, 2015 - A swamp-like area of Lake Springfield in Lincoln Memorial Garden, where the Cypress stand and their root knees push up f...
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Almost Winter

December 20, 2014 - A view of the forest and creek that winds through it at Lincoln Memorial Garden, as autumn turns towards the long winter...
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Carillon in Autumn

December 12, 2014 - Taller than the tallest trees in Washington Park, the Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon stands out among the mostly leafless...
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Life Hangs On

December 05, 2014 - Clinging on for dear life. Neither Spanish nor a Moss, this "Spanish Moss" is just an interesting type of plant that ge...
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Peeking Sunset

November 28, 2014 - Sunset on Pinckney Island National Wildlife Reserve. Peeking underneath the low Live Oak branches, this sunset streams t...
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Sunset Moss Road

November 26, 2014 - Sunset lights up the "Spanish Moss" on the Oaks that line this trail road on Pinckney Island National Wildlife Reserve....
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Pinckney Dock Sunset

November 25, 2014 - Just past sunset, at low tide, peeking out from under the low hanging limbs of an Oak on the shore, I got this glimpse o...
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A Touch Of Red

November 16, 2014 - The lone red leaf stands apart from its green brethren as sunset fires through. In the forest at last light of day, the...
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Sunset Forest Glow

November 16, 2014 - At the end of the day, with about 45 minutes left until our next appointment, Karen and I went for a walk in the Audubon...
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Moss Path

November 13, 2014 - The moss hanging from the oaks along one path in the Savannah Wildlife Reserve. The light was just right.
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Moss Reflection

November 09, 2014 - One of the many peaceful spots in Sea Pines Forest Preserve, a 600 acre section of historic lands that are preserved on...
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Canal Woods

November 06, 2014 - The Savannah-Ogeechee Canal was once a 16+ miles long waterway that allowed remote farms and plantations access to the p...
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Blaze

October 31, 2014 - Autumn is in full color among the leaves of the trees. Here, reds, oranges and bits of yellow blaze with fire of the com...
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Life Goes On

October 28, 2014 - The tree limbs were full of these seed pods, ready to drop in search of carrying on with the cycle of life. Against a b...
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Light Among the Leaves

October 27, 2014 - The sun shines through the forests canopy of leaves onto the carpet of more leaves as the sentinel tree stands with its...
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Forest Gray

October 21, 2014 - In answering a challenge from friend and fellow photographer, Katya Horner, I will be posting a black and white photogra...
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Turning Leaves

October 05, 2014 - The texture and the way the light highlights the veins of these leaves caught my eye. Light and shadows hint at the com...
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Pink and Green

September 06, 2014 - A Hardy Hibiscus in my brother Larry's garden. Such a soft pink among the deep greens. Soothing to the eyes and spirit...
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Spotlight on Lavender

August 24, 2014 - A peek into the small world of flowers. These lavender flowers had the spotlight of the sun on them as they spread thei...
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Reds in Sunshine

August 23, 2014 - The texture and play of light on the reds of this tropical leaf shouted out at me. I took several photographs from diff...
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Reach Up

August 13, 2014 - Reaching up to the sky, this Southern Pine tree has to ascend a fare piece so that its leaves can soak up the sun. The...
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Pink Peeking

August 01, 2014 - I tried to keep up with the names of the various plants as I went through the tropical displays at Callaway Gardens. It...
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Patterns and Nature

July 04, 2014 - The quiet prodding of the rock garden patterns in the Japanese Garden, part of the Missouri Botanical Garden
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Serene

June 04, 2014 - One reason that Japanese gardens have been sculpted for centuries by artisans is to create a place for contemplation, fo...
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Sun Catchers

May 28, 2014 - The sunlight cast these blossoms aglow and stopped me in my tracks. Sun catchers caught my eye. Spring is a beautiful...
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Forest Shade

May 26, 2014 - The woods are in full shades of spring green, the trees are full of leaves and seeds. Here, the sunlight hits the canop...
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Two

May 24, 2014 - Life passes by so quickly. It takes concentrated effort to notice, to see beyond the blurred landscape and ghostly figur...
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Seasons on the River

April 24, 2014 - Everything but the snow is in this image. There's new growth on the trees, the season of spring's gift of a canopy of gr...
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New Growth

April 09, 2014 - New green shoots from the branch of a garden tree. A sure sign that spring has sprung.
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Water Patterns

March 14, 2014 - After a rainfall, the shining beads of water on these leaves contrasts nicely with the patterns in each leaf.
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Stand For Those Fallen

January 28, 2014 - The title came to me after I sat with the image for a while. Sometimes a title for a photograph comes to me as soon a...
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Downstream

December 20, 2013 - This scene is downstream from Minnehaha Falls, part of Minnehaha Park, found on the banks of the Mississippi River in Mi...
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Twisted

December 18, 2013 - A twisted limb-scape of a Japanese Maple in the Japanese Garden section of the Norfolk Botanical Garden
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Pine Bark Road

December 17, 2013 - As is my habit, ingrained over many years now, I tend to look in every direction when out on a walk with my camera. Left...
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Poison Vine

November 25, 2013 - This stuff certainly gets around. Poison Ivy, its leaves turning a bright orange, clings and climbs this tall Palm tree...
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Autumn Beach Leaf

November 10, 2013 - At the end of walking the three mile length of the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, I stopped short at seeing this autumn-color...
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Contrasts

November 07, 2013 - Afternoon sunlight creates deep shadows and bright colors in the forest of Abraham Lincoln Memorial Garden.
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To The River

November 05, 2013 - One of the many sources that feed the mighty Mississippi River, this is Minnehaha Creek, just down from Minnehaha Falls.
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Glorious Autumn Trail

November 03, 2013 - The strong shadows and the Autumn-colored trees caught me and wouldn't let go before I had grabbed them with my camera....
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Down to Earth

October 29, 2013 - This bright Maple leaf was all alone on the trail. It drew my eye and my legs to a stop. The brilliant colors of Autumn...
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Floating Maple

October 27, 2013 - Haiku on this scene found in the forest of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Garden: Walking in Autumn I see leaves floatin...
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Windy Shore

October 24, 2013 - I hesitated only a bit before deciding to take my exercise outdoors today. Just a wee bit cold out there. It was not mu...
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There's Something About Water

October 23, 2013 - This afternoon, I was seeing this view of Lake Decatur for several hours. The birds, including Pelicans, kept flying ove...
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I Owe Everything

October 21, 2013 - "To this place and the kindness of these people, I owe everything." - Abraham Lincoln, from his Farewell Address to the...
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A Slow Fall

October 18, 2013 - Bright colorful leaves have finally appeared, mostly against a still predominant green. Autumn has been slow to arrive...
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Bright Leaf

October 15, 2013 - With every step I take, there's something waiting for me to come and see it. All it takes is eyes to see with. This Red...
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A House Divided

October 14, 2013 - "A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand" - Abraham Lincoln in his acceptance speech upon being nominated for an ult...
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Everything Changes

October 13, 2013 - There's still a lot of green in the woods, but there were some blazes of Autumn, lit up by the sunset. I was walking...
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Two of Three

October 12, 2013 - I was at the end of my trek around the entirely of Lincoln Memorial Garden and the connected Ostermeier Prairie Center....
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Sharing the Trail

October 09, 2013 - Three deer (the 3rd is hidden behind the one in the background), shared the end of our walk on the trails at Abraham Lin...
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Afternoon Trail

October 08, 2013 - The Autumnal change of color is just beginning. Karen and I went for a walk through Abraham Lincoln Memorial Garden....
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Autumn Reflection

October 07, 2013 - I could have left the photo go, it was dark. My exposure was off. I didn’t do that. I pulled out the colors that were...
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