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Dec. week 1 – malleable and beautiful – that’s my line today!

For me, this week’s visual-spiritual subjects were all about lines. What is a line? Geometrically, a line connects two points, or, from another perspective, it is a path traced by a moving point, i.e. a pencil point or a paintbrush. … Continue reading

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September Week 4 – golden grasses and glistening grapes

As we mark the Fall Equinox we are held in perfect equilibrium honoring equal day and equal night. What an appropriate day for the United Nations Climate Summit 2014 to commence.   U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was “excited to link arms” … Continue reading

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March Week 3 – A Mystical Moment on the Mustard Path

Myth says the mustard was planted by California missionaries as they walked from mission to mission  dropping mustard seeds. They knew that, on the next years’ journey when the path was overgrown with grass and vegetation, the yellow of the … Continue reading

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Nov. Week 1 – The Art of Transitional Moments

I love to photograph leaves in the fall when they have freshly dropped from tree branches and vines, often blanketing the ground and creating patterns that Joseph’s Technicolor dream coat may have been fashioned after. And I’ve grown to love … Continue reading

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October week 4 – Rediscovering Art on the Vine

It’s not exactly a pilgrimage or healing quest.  But every fall it seems I am driven by spirit to return to the vineyards. My favorite time is post harvesting.  In August and September the grape clusters disappear from the vines … Continue reading

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February week 1: I will take mustard on vine, please.

With selective focus it is all about softness in the background. This effect can be achieved by using a very wide aperture (f/2.8).  This way your subject or specific in-focus portion of it is highlighted. A day that is slightly … Continue reading

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