“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Fresh and delicate signs of spring, captured in the tradition of still life imagery. Fading flowers in a second-hand blue vase, shot in the diffuse light of my kitchen window, these soft white and pink spring tulips become an elegant reminder to pause and enjoy the simpler moments in our busy lives.
just another day in paradise, originally uploaded by A.p.K. Living in Monterey is pretty much like living inside a postcard. Every sunset has the potential to make the evening magical, as the lights of the squid-fishing boats come to life along a stormy horizon, and a few hardy souls brave the cold wind and waves... Continue Reading →
(20), originally uploaded by A.p.K. sometimes I think we're all just dodging the horns of daily life... (this shot is even better viewed large, on black)
northern nevada, originally uploaded by A.p.K. Two of my favorite photographic ingredients - some fleeting condition like fast-moving clouds and rain, and the slanting rays of the sun. Even two images shot within seconds of each other can be remarkably different in tone and balance when captured under these conditions. This was a lucky shot... Continue Reading →
..., originally uploaded by A.p.K. At it's purest, from-the-hip and in-the-moment photography has the ability to capture those things that we might not have seen otherwise, often in a light that is so impermanent that it will eventually escape the film on which it has been temporarily trapped... I used to shoot a lot of... Continue Reading →
You know that moment, caught out of the corner of your eye, that seems to perfectly sum up a story or feeling, and then as quickly as it appeared, it vanishes into thin air? This is one of those moments, and perfectly illustrates why, at all times I feel compelled to have a camera with... Continue Reading →