End of Fall

We’re just about to Spring forward and kiss the cold weather months goodbye, and despite my staunch vote for summer being the best of months, I can’t help thinking of Autumn’s past and some of my favorite pictures from the … Continue reading


Dear White Castle

Why do you hate me so much? I know I didn’t grow up with you, so I’ve developed no means of guarding my stomach against the trouble that you’re known to cause an intestine or two. I can understand why you are an acquired taste, given that your ingredients are quite possible harvested from a dumpster in war-torn Chechnya. It’s ok – it’s a tough economy. Continue reading


Kiku at the Botanical Gardens

Dennis and I went to this exhibit at the New York Botanical Gardens with the intent of my getting some new flower macros.  However, between the stench of the chrysanthemums, the countless bees buzzing around, and the proliferation of bad … Continue reading


Vintage Flora

Had a little fun with Photoshop taking these shots from my garden and making them look like they were fading under the test of time.  Enjoy, and feel free to contact me for a print of any that you like … Continue reading


Garden Macros

In putting together shots to sell for the National MS Society on behalf of our fundraising team MS is BS, I ended up finding several shots of flowers grown in my gardens in Virginia (and two from the National Arboretum).


Face Painting

I’ve been toying with brushes, masks and blending modes with my merges lately. Granted, I’m always using the three, but not usually so heavily and to such an artistic effect. My older merges were less reliant on the computer … Continue reading


14: The Spooky Tunnel Legacy

It’s no secret that I have an ongoing photographic love affair with the Dale Carlia Tunnel, better known to me and my compatriots (read: Mom) as “The Spooky Tunnel”  An abandoned railway bed on the border of DC and Maryland, … Continue reading



Faccia de Fiore

Taking a break from shooting the 11 of 13 climates present in the world, I had the opportunity to tour around an orchid farm in Hilo, Hawaii. The place was dripping with color, and a few surprises awaited me, … Continue reading