Mellow Autumn

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“I like spring, but it is too young.  I like summer, but it is too proud. So I like best of all autumn, because its leaves are a little yellow, its tones mellower, its colors richer, and it is tinged a little with sorrow.  Its golden richness speaks not of the innocence of spring, nor … Continued

Praise!

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  From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the LORD is to be praised. Psalm 113:3

The Beauty of Autumn

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“Autumn….the year’s last, loveliest smile.” ~William Cullen Bryant The leaves put on such a beautiful, final show before leaving us. Now is not the time to think about the cold winds which will soon follow! Enjoy the season and all the lovely scenes which are unfolding each day.

Welcome, Autumn!

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Depending where you live, it may have begun to feel like autumn weeks ago already – or you could still be experiencing very warm temperatures. The trees may be full of color, just beginning to turn – or perhaps they’re still completely green. Whatever you see outside your window, the calendar says the season begins … Continued

The Colors of Autumn

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“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” John Burroughs It is interesting that nature bursts forth with spectacular color as it awakens – and once again as it prepares to go to sleep. It’s unfortunate that neither display lasts very long, but then again, maybe the fact … Continued

Infinite Beauty

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Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty. ~ John Ruskin This is so true. One need not jet off to an exotic location to see beautiful sights; they might be just outside your door. Take the time to notice nature! I made the image featured here back in Illinois last … Continued

Look Up

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The sky is the ultimate art gallery just above us. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson I could not agree more! What’s happening above is integral to a landscape photographer, whether or not the sky is going to be included in the image. I’m a big fan of clouds, and it’s always a treat to witness a magnificent … Continued

National Lighthouse Day

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There’s a day for everything, it seems! That said, I’m all in for this one. I have two favorites, both in Maine: Portland Head Light, and Nubble Light. I’ve spent a great deal of time at the latter with my camera, and miss it.