Honoring Nature

Today, in honor of #optoutside, here’s a look at winning photography announced recently, including winners of the British Ecological Society photography competition just revealed yesterday — incredible images made by ecologists and students. In October, Wildlife of Photographer of the Year announced its winners. Congrats to all! Ecological awareness is an important key to the future healing and success of our planet. Continue reading Honoring Nature

Worldwide Inspiration: On Photography with Roie Galitz

Today’s Inspiration: Roie Galitz – “Challenge Yourself to the Extreme” Continue reading Worldwide Inspiration: On Photography with Roie Galitz

World Water Day: Remembering the art and spirit of Rachel Carson

It’s a dark, moody day here in Oregon. The rain, though, as gloomy as it feels on the second full day of spring, is a good thing. Drought stalks us. Climate change is upon us. Forecasters are already predicting another terrible fire season across the American West this summer. As if the world doesn’t already feel anxious enough….. At a recent National Geographic LIVE! event … Continue reading World Water Day: Remembering the art and spirit of Rachel Carson

Capture of the Day: Michael Knapstein

The moment I first saw Michael Knapstein’s “Midwest Memoir” series, I felt as if I’d been transported back to a place I hold dear and know well, but is made entirely new through his stunning images. Michael’s work is featured in the current issue of Adore Noir magazine. In the interview, he says, “This is a very personal body of work for me. It is an … Continue reading Capture of the Day: Michael Knapstein

If the stars should appear

“If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God which had been shown! But every night come out these envoys of beauty, and light the universe with their admonishing smile.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson On Thanksgiving night last November, I sat for hours in a Wisconsin … Continue reading If the stars should appear