In the Cruelest Beauty of Winter

The serenity of a silent snow is necessary for the rejuvenation of my spirit. It is a signal event in the list of storms. No hurricane or summer electrical storm or April shower can claim such irony. No other precipitation Read More …

The Noble Grape

Noble grapes are those used to make wine that retain their character wherever they are grown in the world. There are six (some say eighteen) and all, arguably, originate in France (another point of debate). They are Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Read More …

The Four Seasons

This is a blog post that I’ll update periodically. Each of the images represents a time of the year when I’ve found a particular inspiration. The photos are from my property near Hermann, Missouri. Most have been the result of Read More …

Why Infrared?

I first saw infrared images in a photo magazine article in the 70s. I was so blown away, I wrote to the featured photographer and he wrote back! He was very generous and put me on the path while saving Read More …