Archives for September 2011


These artist’s mannequins hang out in this window all the time. The light was going through its twice a day magic period, and I had to crack open the window and grab a shot. Outside, it’s approaching dusk. Inside, lit by a single incandescent bulb (there are still a few of those left in my house – […]


This image brought to you by Shel Silverstein (who also inspired this photo). Pancakes Who wants a pancake, Sweet and piping hot? Good little Grace looks up and says, “I’ll take the one on top.” Who else wants a pancake, Fresh off the griddle? Terrible Teresa smiles and says, “I’ll take the one in the […]

Blue Skies

This photo is all about negative space. I think the shapes in between the steel are more interesting than the structure itself.


I’m not one of these guys that will go out with a squirt bottle to add little drops of water to flowers before I take their pictures… but when it rained a couple weeks ago, I went looking for interesting things to shoot, and I liked the way the water was dripping from the hydrangeas […]


Taken at a restaurant in Lexington, VA. Sadly, I forget the name of the place, so I can’t give them props here. I didn’t have any of the wine, but liked the look of their wine rack, and the hostess was happy to let me snap a few photos.  


Today’s shot is another train photo from West Virginia. I was able to step just a little further back, and in spite of these gears size, captured a nice cross section of the rusting metal. It’s an interesting tourist attraction, but the engineer mind in me wanted to know how much it was worth if […]

Toothy Maw

I had the macro lens on my camera when I came across this old railroad equipment, and I couldn’t step far enough back to get a shot that showed much more than this. These gears are about four feet around, or just over a meter from one side to the other. I think it turned […]