Monthly Archives: March 2011

Terroir – Essence of Place

If you’ve walked through a vineyard at harvest time you may have sensed the essence of the place.  The rich sweet smell of the grapes, warm sunlight, and the color of the plants and earth merge to create a transcendent … Continue reading

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Minnesotans are well aware of Mother Nature’s perverse sense of humor. The arrival of Spring was preceded by several days of warm weather that melted much of the snow and the winter doldrums that everyone was experiencing: the sixth snowiest … Continue reading

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Homage to Henri Cartier-Bresson

On occasion, I intentionally take a photo that reflects the work of another photographer. Homage to Henri Cartier-Bresson is such a photo. With it I pay respect to a photographer whose images have given me great pleasure and taught me … Continue reading

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I’ll start by stating the obvious, a good street photographer is aware of her surroundings at all times. In addition, the photographer understands human nature to the point that she can anticipate reactions to events. She can identify both the … Continue reading

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Washburn Library Show Hung

On Tuesday, Becky and I hung my pictures in the Washburn Public Library. When we were done, we took time to stand back and appreciate/critic. Seeing my work displayed in a public space was a revelation. I realized that the … Continue reading

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