I'm a firm believer that beauty is all around us, in commonplace things. So what looks like a weed to one person, to me looks like a small masterpiece of color and texture. The line from American Beauty always resonated with me, "Look Closer." I find that when we open ourselves and our senses to what's around us, rather than waiting for the big dramatic things to knock us in the head, we find a whole new world to explore and to fall in love with.
This photograph is of wildflowers, that some might call weeds, in a meadow. Look closer!
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Nature, animals, beauty have been a source of nourishment throughout my life. Photography allows me to capture, interpret, and share that world of wonder I see about me, and sometimes use what I capture as an inspiration to create something new, by incorporating other exposures, textures or brushwork.
I currently reside in Oregon, an environment rich in nature's graces. I have lived in Califor...