On a hot summer day I sought refuge in a lush garden. Large enough to block out the city , the traffic and most the people. It was a little eden. [Location]
The Succulent Garden in the Jardem da Estrela Lisbon
The Holga can be unpredictable, especially when there is user error. I have a number of double exposures from my trip to Portugal this summer. This is a combination of the Baixa seen from The Castle in Lisbon and from the … Continue reading
Walking in the canyons of Eastern Washington wild flowers and tall grass.
Last fall we spent a long week end on Vancouver Island. Canada is not far from here, it is different enough that you know you are in a foreign country. We have made trip to Victoria almost every fall for a decade, I … Continue reading
Dirt track through grass, early summer after a wet spring. In a few weeks this will all be brown and tinder dry.
The Tyler Store near Cheney Washington. This was a 5 mile bike ride from the Berg cabin.
A double exposure from our front garden. Once again mistakes made with a Holga can make interesting resolutes. Every spring our street side garden is a riot of daffodils and tulips. Our neighbors seem to enjoy the display, so do we.
There is a grove of old cherry trees at the University of Washington, the trees are so old they bloom later than most cherry trees in Seattle. I caught Flora taking Ruby’s picture there, the Holga did it’s eccentric thing and … Continue reading
The Olympic Peninsula has beautiful beaches and lush rain forests. This is the Hoh River Valley, annual rainfall ranges from 141 to 165 inches. Last summer I went to the peninsula on a Twilight pilgrimage with a couple of teen age girls. We … Continue reading
June late evenings in the pacific northwest the sunset sets far to the north and late by most standards. This is one of my favorite double exposures, taken from our back porch looking to the northwest. You can sense the … Continue reading
East Grimstead is a small town south of London, I was there for a day last summer. The high Street of town has a number of 14th century structures. Sackville College (above) was built in 1609 as a almshouse by Robert … Continue reading