Friday, May 22, 2015

Paper and Tape

The departure point for this image was a photograph of two pieces of paper held together with two pieces of tape. It was hiding a store front in Ashland.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Road Paint III

So often the designs in decaying road paint remind me of abstract expressionist paintings. Fortunately I got to this portion of road line before it was repainted.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Young Ballerina

Ballet teacher, Diane Hyrst invited me to photograph during a recent ballet class in Ashland.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Lamp Allure

The departure point for "Lamp Allure" was three lamps outside an office in Ashland, Oregon.

Thursday, April 23, 2015


This pole was taken along the railroad tracks in Talent, Oregon on a dramatically cloudy day.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Rivet Shadows

Construction Design
An abstract study using an image of blurred poles.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Netting and Poles

The departure point image for "Netting and Poles" was taken at a driving range in Medford, Oregon.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Flawed Courts

Despite cracks and wet courts, we played pickleball in the distant right courts shortly after this photograph was taken.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Entwined Fabric

The departure point for this exploration was hanging drapery used for a wedding at Ashland's Historic Armory.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Segmented Yard

Explorations in post processing led to this cubistic rendering of a fence and home in Ashland, OR.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Road Sightings

I found this juxtaposition in Medford, Oregon.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Rail Accoutrements

I was attracted to the design of this minuscule section of railroad track in Talent, OR.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Today's Bikers

"Today's Bikers" was taken during the annual Medford Toy Run in early December.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Multi Directional

With the unexpected play of light, shadow and line, I had the sense I was witnessing a good deal more than two directions.

Saturday, February 7, 2015


During a November visit, I happily roamed the streets of Manhattan looking for unexpected juxtapositions and relationships.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Bridge Over Interstate-5

Walking in the middle of the road to get a picture is probably not a great idea, especially on a foggy day. Fortunately there was very little traffic on Suncrest Road this particular morning.

Thursday, January 22, 2015


I was experimenting with slow shutter speeds as my camera followed this skateboarder at our local skate park in Talent, OR.

Friday, January 16, 2015


Utility pole in Tarrytown, NY

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Court Conditions

The melding of a slowly drying court, tennis lines and a partially cracked surface provided the elements for this design taken in Talent, Oregon.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Curious Tourist

This girl from Japan was visiting The Cape Blanco Lighthouse with her family. I assumed she was trying to figure out why I would be photographing a rope instead of the lighthouse.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Zooming Santa

Santa on his charge during Medford, Oregon's recent Toy Run for homeless and disadvantaged children

Friday, December 19, 2014

NYC Utility Box

I came across scores of unintended abstracts while in NY over Thanksgiving week. "NYC Utility Box" was one of my favorites.

Saturday, December 13, 2014


This man is awaiting the start of Medford's annual Toy Run attended by scores of motorcyclists carrying gifts to drop off for underprivileged children at The Fraternal Order of Eagles in Medford, Oregon.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Once A Sign

I was intrigued by the design on this wiped out guidepost found near The Tarrytown, NY Harbor last week.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Embedded Likeness

I enjoy walking the railroad tracks into the center of Talent, OR. One of the things that fascinates me is that no two ties look the same and with close observation they often reveal stunning designs, especially after a rainfall as the ties are drying.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Road Paint

When road paint is fresh it forms lines that are uniform and intentional. In the process of aging unexpected and often novel designs begin to appear.

Friday, November 7, 2014

At Halloween

I came across this delightful young girl at Ashland Oregon's annual Halloween Parade last week.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Off Hours

This is the road leading to Cape Blanco Lighthouse, the most westerly point in Oregon. On this foggy morning I arrived before The Lighthouse opened, thus the locked gate.