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December 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Is it art or is it photography ? | by | Read more

Is it art or is it photography ?

Is it art or is it photography ? Does it matter ? If the image is pleasing enough to make you look at it does it loose it’s appeal if you knew the exact answer ? The truth is… there is no exact answer and all I will say is this; when I am shooting…

November 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Season special | by | Read more

Season special

It’s the season for extra thankfulness. We can all agree there has been much to perplex many of us this year. Regardless of the reason or how we individually felt through our trials of coping it’s important to be thankful. I am truly grateful for your continued support of my work and I am grateful…

November 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Death of a Tree | by | Read more

Death of a Tree

I recently spent a nice morning walking through the trees in a tropical garden. Huge ficus giving shade, enjoying the beauty of the bright trunks of the Rainbow eucalyptus and the long braids of the cook pine. Along the way I found a tree less attractive to most visitors. What happened to this tree ?…

November 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Hawaii Island – The long summer of 2018 | by | Read more

Hawaii Island – The long summer of 2018

        November 2018 Hawaii Island and I still have no adequate words to describe the  lava flow fields, the scarred land, Halemaumau ripped apart, lives put on hold and an economic disaster that will be insurmountable to many. Current status I would say is somewhere around maintaining a pretense. Visitor numbers remain…