Category Archives: U.S.A.

Boone Hall Plantation

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South Carolina, U.S.A. 2011 I finally got this photo of the beautiful oak alley at Boone Hall to my liking. The contrast of the dappled sunlight on the Spanish moss and the shade under the oaks drove me crazy. I … Continue reading

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Photo Paintings

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Today I’ll post some “paintings” I made from photos. You can buy software such as Alien Skin’s Snap Art and Topaz Labs’ Simplify and Impression but sometimes you can do just as well on your own by sandwiching two photos … Continue reading

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Paso Robles to Cambria

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Last Weekend Elizabeth called me. She said she was flying out to California and could we meet? Two photographers meeting. Did we sit and sip coffee or tea? No. We grabbed our cameras and headed through the mountains toward the … Continue reading

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An Incomplete List

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Yaroslavl, Russia 2009 I’ll be cooking the Thanksgiving dinner and I’ve got recipes stacked all over my counters: books, magazines, and printouts from the internet. Each recipe seems to have a list of ingredients as long as your arm as … Continue reading

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Equine Photography

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Los Angeles, California 2014 The Peruvian Paso breed was developed to carry riders over many miles as they surveyed the vast sugar plantations of Peru. The smooth ride makes it a good breed for older riders here in the U.S.¬† … Continue reading

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Vintage Poster Oakland Bay Bridge

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San Francisco, California 2012 It’s not really a vintage poster, but it is my vintage poster. Sometimes I see a photo in my archives and it hits me that I’ve got a vintage poster just waiting for a few Photoshop … Continue reading

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Backroads

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See the USA! Driving on one of America’s “blue highways”. An expression¬†made famous by William Least Heat Moon’s book of that same name. Blue highways are back roads, roads that lead to places where the owners of restaurants cook the … Continue reading

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Mounted Police

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San Francisco, California 1961 This looks retro because it is! I shot this with my Kodak Retina IIIc. How I got such a good exposure is beyond me. LUCK. It happens. I was a military nurse and my friend and … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July!

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¬†Southern California. I thank all those who have made our country safe and free. Let’s do our part to keep it that way. Happy 4th to all.

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Form and Shadow

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Charleston, South Carolina 2011 This is another reason that I don’t delete. I missed this when I was looking over my shots from our vacation in Charleston. This morning it caught my eye and look how lovely it is. No … Continue reading

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