"Flowers...are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out-values all the utilities of the world." - Ralph Waldo Emerson Floral stock photos and flowery fine art prints abound in the APK Photography archives.
"Good composition is like a suspension bridge - each line adds strength and takes none away." - Robert Henri, (25 June 1865 – 12 July 1929)
Working through my archives, I recently spent some time processing a handful of architectural shots from a trip to San Francisco last year. These two images were shot on the same day, and depict different angles on the same windows and balconies of one building. This image intrigued me, with looming rows of railings, the... Continue Reading →
Had the pleasure of an after-hours visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium last week, to see the new jellyfish exhibit. The previous jellyfish exhibit that closed a few years ago was a favorite haunt for photographing interesting movement and low-light compositions, and the new exhibit offers many opportunities to observe and photograph these beautifully surreal... Continue Reading →
Both of these photos were shot in the same hour, in the indian summer heat of an October afternoon. Sunlight filtered through the dusty rows of a seemingly endless walnut orchard, and this decaying old pick-up truck was interesting from every angle. The first image was an early attempt at creative lighting and a found... Continue Reading →