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Meandering with My Camera at My Window: The Spring of Winter Light

  For Beth Ferris who teaches me to hear the language of flowers and to see the petals and scent of poems.   I  am watching April snow squalls and side ways flurries as I write and harvest images from photographs of Amaryllis on my windowsill in late February Thank you for the bulbs Lulu …

Skiing with My Camera: Ice_Snow_Reflection

A while back I was skiing along an irrigation ditch on the forest lands of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes near where I live in Montana. The first part of my ski it was overcast and dark. I followed lines and circles in the ice for several miles. When I turned to head back …

A Summer Day in Moiese – 5 Notecards

Subject: Photographs of a day spent in Moiese, Montana. Description of Product: Digital photographs printed individual cards, (size  4.13″  x 5.82″), sustainably sourced heavyweight 16pt paper, light satin finish, uncoated blank inside for easier writing. The 5-card pack is tied with a natural jute string and includes a white envelope. Cost: $20 for one 5-pack of …

Walking with My Camera: October Leaves in Big Knife Creek

I have been called by fall leaves, water and light for several years now. There is something about the interplay of elements that draws me, at this time of year, to return to a favorite place where leaves gather in a small creek near where I live. I thought I would have more opportunities to …

Walking with My Camera: Thunderhead Gardens and the Open A.I.R. Fundraiser

I am a participating artist for the upcoming Open A.I.R. fundraiser at Thunderhead Gardens September 11, 2021 in Moiese, Montana. The work being created for auction is based upon inspiration of the land where the fundraiser will be held. I had the privilege of spending some time at Thunderhead Gardens and here are some field …

Walking with My Camera: Jocko Falls June Runoff

At Jocko Falls this time of year the snow melt creates raucous plunging water. If you visit the falls you need a Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribal recreation permit which can be purchased at a places such as Bob Wards or Sportsman Warehouse in Missoula, Montana. I bring my camera and experience to a collaboration …

Assortment of 5 Postcards

The images in this assortment reflect my love of water, sky and trees. Four of the cards are reflections in water on small irrigation ditches where I live in Northwest Montana and one is of a mask I made from mostly alder bark.

Leaves in Big Knife Creek – 5 Notecards

Water dragged branches – caught, released – caught, released/ I perched at the edge of Big Knife Creek with my camera, absorbing the fast moving water, the rush of rains and snow melt/Slowing the shutter speed to catch a serene pause of chaotic green flight/Absorbing the greenness, the captured light