Works posted on May 15, 2012



Dye Transfer Prints



more from "Jewels of Kilauea" & "Hawai'i"



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Tortoise Shell Pahoehoe and Ferns, HI ~ 2002

Silver dapples the black pahoehoe, which is tinted with subtle shades of blue and brown. Newly sprouted ferns are among the first plants to colonize fresh pahoehoe; their electric yellows and greens present a striking contrast. (430K JPEG)

Image area: 10" x 7"


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Sealing Wax Palm, HI ~ 2000

The sealing wax palm is named for the brilliant red stalks it sends out, reminiscent of the wax used to seal documents. Intense reds butt up against equally intense greens in the shady tropical light. (307K JPEG)

Image area: 10" x 8"


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O'helo Sprouting from Pahoehoe, Mauna Ulu HI ~ 2002

Arranged like some kind of studio still life, a young o'helo bush sprouts in vivid reds and lime-greens from beneath a boulder of pearly opalescent and gold pahoehoe. Much favored by Pele, o'helo is another early colonizer of Hawai'i's lava flows. (463K JPEG)

Image area: 10" x 8"


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Competing Ferns, May '73 Lava Flow HI ~ 2002

A cluster of ferns in greens, reds, oranges, yellows, and browns springs forth from a crevice in the charcoal black pahoehoe from the May 1973 lava flow. (414K JPEG)

Image area: 10" x 7.5"


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Teak Roots, Foster Botanical Garden HI ~ 2000

Teak roots look almost metallic in their dark brown-black, shiny bark, spotted with green lichens. They sprawl gracefully across the tanbark of the botanical garden. (303K JPEG)

Image area: 7.5" x 9.5"


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Heliconia, Foster Botanical Garden HI ~ 2000

Heliconia blossoms in rosy spikes, hidden in the cool blue-green shadows of the startlingly verdant fronds. The yellow blossoms are nearly hidden in their crimson sheaths. (262K JPEG)

Image area: 9.5" x 7.5"


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Kahili Wild Ginger, Kilauea Iki Trail HI ~ 2002

A wild ginger stalk blossoms in sunny yellow with crimson tongues, amid the jade and emerald tones of tropical ferns. (303K JPEG)

Image area: 8" x 9.5"



Comet Halley ~ 1986



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Comet Halley Against Milky Way ~ 1986

Comet Halley glows in cool cyan, set against the backdrop of the Milky Way in the Sagittarius-Scorpio region of the sky. The Milky Way provides a stunning backdrop in smoky blues and browns, sparkling with the fiery nebulae and blue white diamondlike star clusters. The Galactic cente is shrouded in dust, near the upper left corner. (459K JPEG)

Image area: 11" x 9"
Image area: 18" x 15"


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Comet Halley ~ 1986

Comet Halley displays yellowish dust and blue ion tails that emerge from the turquoise coma. Faint red hydrogen nebulae color the star-dappled background of the Milky Way. (479K JPEG)

Image area: 11" x 9"
Image area: 18" x 15"



Aurora Borealis ~ 1986



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Green and Pink Curtains, Havre MT ~ 1986

Delicate auroral curtains painted in pale lavenders and lime greens glow in a starry sky over the Montana plains. (213K JPEG)

Image area: 10" x 8"


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Auroral Streamers at Havre MT ~ 1986

Like some luminescent summer storm, pale green streaks of auroral light fill the skies over the lights of Havre, Montana, which tint the clouds with a sullen brown glow. (229K JPEG)

Image area: 10" x 8"


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Mantle and Streamers over Havre MT ~ 1986

An auroral mantle glows like mother-of-pearl in subtle oranges and yellows and greens over the city lights. Streaks of jade auroral light look like falling rain. (213K JPEG)

Image area: 10" x 8"


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Green Auroral Curtain, Havre MT ~ 1986

A deep green auroral curtain shimmers with fine folds, bends, and lines of yellow-white luminescence behind the telephone poles. (197K JPEG)

Image area: 10" x 8"


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Auroral Flames, Havre MT ~ 1986

Aurora flares to the sky like some ghostly fire, shaded with oranges, reds, and nacreous whites fringed with green. (193KJPEG)

Image area: 10" x 8"


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Green Auroral Band, Havre MT ~ 1986

An intense emerald and azure band of aurora is fringed with violets and reds in a starry sky. (197K JPEG)

Image area: 10" x 8"


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Rayed Auroral Band, Havre MT ~ 1986

A striped auroral curtain hangs in the sky behind the clouds, red-magenta streaks abruptly transitioning to cyan and turquoise. (188K JPEG)

Image area: 10" x 8"


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Auroral Band behind Phone Lines, Havre MT ~ 1986

A delicate curtain of light in oranges and pale soft greens hangs in a starry sky over the deep brown fields of Montana. (118K JPEG)

Image area: 10" x 8"


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Auroral Ribbon Behind Clouds, Havre MT ~ 1986

An incandescent river of light, brilliant with yellows and soft greens, appears to weave through the clouds in the starry skies above the telephone poles. (221K JPEG)

Image area: 10" x 8"


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Auroral Streamers Through Clouds, Havre MT ~ 1986

Orange, bronze, and lemon light seems to pour from the sky behind the clouds hovering over Havre, Montana. (221K JPEG)

Image area: 10" x 8"


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Auroral Glow & Stratus Clouds, Havre MT ~ 1986

Auroral glow fills the sky with light, luminescent with pinks, yellows, and the most delicate greens, mixed with sweeping streaks of clouds. (197K JPEG)

Image area: 9.5" x 8"



Geology



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Petrified Forest Ravine, AZ ~ 1978

The eroded landscape of the Petrified Forest is awash with subtle blues, violets, and oranges, accented by the dusky green scrub and the bronze hues of petrified wood logs. (438K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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Canyon de Chelly Plateau at Sunset ~ 1978

Canyon de Chelley glows at sunset. The grazing sunlight tints the landscape brilliant purples, reds, and oranges, set under a clear blue sky. (332K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 13"


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Lehmann Caves Stalactites & Stalagmites, Great Basin National Park ~ 1988

Stalactites and stalagmites shine like sculptures in bronze, weathered to a fine patina with hints of gold and green. (340K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, OR ~ 1990

The rusty browns, yellows, and brick-reds of these stony columns remind one of ancient castle ramparts. Gray-green scrub in the foreground and the desert's dark blue sky and brilliant white and grey clouds provide chromatic and textural contrast. (254K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 6.5"


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Mt. Adams from Windy Ridge, Mt. St. Helens WA ~ 1990

Barely ten years after the eruption, purple lupine and green scrub begin to grow in a sear tan and gray landscape, with a cool blue-white Mt. Adams hovering in the background. (225K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 6"


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Shattered Tree Trunks at Mt. St. Helens WA ~ 1990

A steamy Mt. St. Helens looms over an eroded brown and green landscape, littered with the pale bare trunks of the trees felled by the monumental explosion. (250K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 8"


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Spirit Lake and Mt. St. Helens WA ~ 1990

Cold, blue-grey Spirit Lake catches the sun in the midst of a log-littered landscape painted in tans, dark browns, and siennas. Scattered new growth offers small accents in dark greens in this otherwise foreboding landscape. (201K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 6.5"


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Promontory, Painted Desert National Park AZ ~ 1978

Overlooking the Painted Desert, this cross-bedded sandstone outcrop shines in the midday desert sun with delicate hues of greys, tans, and browns. Bits of yellow-green and gray scrub provide an accent to the ruddy landscape in the background. (422K JPEG)

Image area: 18" x 15"



Various and Sundry



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Acacia and Streetlamp, Campbell CA ~ 1975

Mercury streetlamps make the naturally vivid greens of the acacia tree fluoresce with eye-popping emeralds, jades, and incandescent yellows. (426 JPEG)

Image area: 14" x 9.5"


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Mossy Granite Outcrop, N. Ontario Canada ~ 1980

Green and yellow-orange mosses gain a foothold. Their base of operations is icy blue and lavender granite, striped with ripples of soft indigo and pink. (414 JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 10.5"


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Ft. Peck Dam Spillway, MT ~ 1980

After dusk the dam's spillway catches the twilight sky, picking up tones of purples, pinks, and blues in a marbled pattern. (229K JPEG)

Image area: 15.5" x 18.5"


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Interstate Bridges on Columbia River, OR ~ 1990

Forest greens and deep cyan sky and water contrast with the soothing greens and tans of the Interstate Bridges that connect Oregon and Washington. (266K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 8.5"


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Interstate Bridges, Portland OR ~ 1990

The sea-green girderwork of the Interstate Bridges shines brightly in the deep blue summer sky of Portland. (221K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 6.5"


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Stand of Stripped Trees, Mt. St. Helens WA ~ 1990

Desolate brown and black trees stand, dead and bare skeletons, in front of a ghostlike Mt. St. Helens, rendered in the palest blues and whites. (238K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 7"


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Mud and Horsetails, N. Ontario Canada ~1980

In the light of the setting sun, horsetails glow with almost luminescent shades of yellow-green, as they grow out of the rich brown-maroon mud of the stream bed. (389K JPEG)

Image area: 12.5" x 10"


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Aspens in First Snow, Great Basin National Park ~ 1988

Aspens still carry their bright and pale green and yellow leaves, made brilliant by sunlight, as a blanket of new snow dappled with fallen leaves covers the forest ground. (471K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14.5"


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Century Plants in Bloom, AZ ~ 1978

Century plants send up yellow and pale green stalks amid blue-grey scrub, emerald and forest-green firs, and pale purple sedge. (479K JPEG)

Image area: 18.5" x 14"


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Lake Shasta and Mount Lassen, CA ~ 1991

An extraordinarily clear day at Lake Shasta, when the water levels were extraordinarily low, revealed glowing orange, brown, and tan bands on the banks of the reservoir. The water reflected a near-indigo sky in contrast with dusty cyan light near the horizon, whose color suffuses Mount Lassen in the distance. Green forest completes the pallete of rich colors in this photograph. (422K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14.5"


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Swordplant Against Cemetary Wall, Mission Dolores, S.F. CA ~ 1992

A cool gray cement wall provides a backdrop for a twisted swordplant, resplendent in shades of dusky green, fringed by pinkish-browns and hints of yellow. (356K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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Smiley Seal, Steinhart Aquarium, S.F. ~ 1980

A floating, friendly visitor, the seal's forehead is illuminated by just a bit of warm light that contrasts with the cool greens and cyans of the watery world in which it dwells. (258K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"




Works posted on March 30, 2012



Dye Transfer Prints



Hawai'i ~ 2000



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Traveller's Tree, Foster Botanical Garden, Honolulu HI ~ 2000

The spectacular fronds of the Traveller's Tree come together in a tight weave that catches water (from which the tree gets its name). Rich tropical colors line the fronds- brilliant reds and oranges, dusky olive yellows and greens and deep emerald hues. (287K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Taro, Foster Botanical Garden, Honolulu HI ~ 2000

Deep hues of viridian, emerald, yellow, and jade pattern the leaves of the taro plant, providing a brilliant contrast with the scarlet stalks that carry them. (254K JPEG)

Image area: 14" x 19"


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Devastation Trail Cinders and Brush, Kilauea HI ~ 2000

New plant life springs from the desolate landscape left by an eruption. Amid gray-brown cinders and dead fallen tree trunks, grasses, ferns, and polygonium come to life in yellows, greens, and brilliant reds. (291K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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Hapu'u Fronds, Volcanoes National Park HI ~ 2000

Huge hapu'u fronds display their intense greens, yellows, and browns in the tropical rainforest, accented by one pink wild rose. (459K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14"


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Fern in September '82 Lava Flow, Kilauea HI ~ 2000

Ferns are among the first plants to colonize fresh pahoehoe, drawing nutrients from the air and the minerals in the lava and breaking it down into soil that other plants can root in. A lone hapu'u fern spreads its vivid red and green fronds in a crevice in the striped and patterned yellow and charcoal-gray lava sheets, under a dusky blue tropical sky. (360K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Talipot Palm, Foster Botanical Garden, Honolulu HI ~ 2000

Looking up through the fronds of the Talipot Palm, one sees brilliant blue-white sunlight reflecting off of the glossy sea-green and emerald foliage, set against a clear cyan sky. (242K JPEG)

Image area: 13.5" x 19"


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Lava Tube and Ashes, Bird Park HI ~ 2000

A fast-moving forest fire destroyed the grasses and sedges that hid this subterranean lava tube, now revealed in shades of charcoal brown against a stark black and white landscape. (340K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 12"


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Seared Ohi'a and Koa Trees, Bird Park HI ~ 2000

The short-lived forest fire burnt quickly and hot, reducing the landscape to monochrome ash while leaving the dead trees standing with their leaves intact. There were just a few hints of color, patches of browns and greens, left in this desolate scene. (229K JPEG)

Image area: 14" x 19"


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Black and White Ashes, Bird Park HI ~ 2000

Forest fire converted the verdant ground cover to charcoal-black and snow-white ash, the delicate shapes of stems and leaves preserved in carbonized form. Pale brown leaves falling from the dead trees dapple a monochrome scene. (369K JPEG)

Image area: 18" x 15"


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Pahoehoe Slabs and Burnt Sedge, Bird Park HI ~ 2000

Forest fire cleared away the ground cover leaving behind only charcoal blacks and stark whites, spotted with brown leaves. The large sand-colored underlying slabs of pahoehoe are evidence of the volcanic origins of this tropical isle.(406K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14.5"


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Forest Fire Aftermath, Bird Park HI ~ 2000

Autumnal colors appear to dominate the tree's foliage, but in fact they are the browns and reds of seared leaves. They stand out against the blackened tree trunks and intense black and pale tans of the scarred landscape, under a gloomy sky. (393K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Polygonium and Deadwood, Devastation Trail HI ~ 2000

The fire-engine red leaves and hot pink blossoms of the Polygonium are beginning to cover the ghostly gray skeleton of trees felled by an eruption. (406K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Islets in Puhi Bay, HI ~ 2000

Late afternoon tropical light casts a clear and deceptively cool blueness over Puhi Bay. The icy violets and blues of this photograph bely the tropical clime. (254K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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Ohi'a Grove, Kilauea HI ~ 2000

A dense grove of Ohi'a trees becomes an intricate interwoven pattern of yellows, tans, and pale greens in this highly textured composition.(438K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14"


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Lichen and Scorched Trees on Pahoehoe, Mauna Ulu HI ~ 2000

Pale golden lichens help repopulate a textured, barren landscape of dark gray-brown tree trunks and ocher and black folds and pillows of pahoehoe. (340K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 10.5"


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Red Spatter Cone, Mauna Ulu HI ~ 2000

The spatter cone, built up from blobs of molten lava, still glows like an incandescent artist's paint pot in rich and rusty reds, oranges, yellows, and slates. New, verdant life provides a contrast with the somber brown landscape. (328K JPEG)

Image area: 14" x 19"


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Hapu'u Forest, Volcanoes National Park HI ~ 2000

Hapu'u ferns populate the tropical rainforest, displaying their massive fronds in dark browns and oranges and incandescent sunit yellows and greens. (389K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 18"


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Tree Trunks and Lava Tree Molds, Mauna Ulu HI ~ 2000

The skeletal remnants of an incinerated tree are embedded in the pahoehoe in this nearly-monochrome composition in blue-blacks, grays, and soft browns. (360K JPEG)

Image area: 18.5" x 15"


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Great Southwest Rift, Kilauea HI ~ 2000

The view across the caldera of Kilauea is portrayed in soft tropical light of pale yellows, dusky blues, soft grays and brick-red browns. (324 K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Rainbow over Mauna Ulu Flow, HI ~ 2000

A lovely tropical rainbow spreads its low-set arms under a blue sky, over the charcoal blacks of the Mauna Ulu lava flows. (209K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 10.5"


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Ohi'a Grove After Fire, Bird Park HI ~ 2000

Burnt Ohi'a trees are left standing in the aftermath of a forest fire, rendered in tans and browns against a charcoal land. (459K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Polygonium and Wildflowers, Devastation Trail HI ~ 2000

Plant life eventually overwhelms lava as grasses and ground cover establish themselves in intense reds, golden yellows, tans and deep blue-greens. (SIZEK JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14"


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Fern Rain Forest, Volcanoes National Park HI ~ 2000

The ferns and trees of the tropical rainforest glow in shades of line, emerald, and deep, cool, greens under a delicate mist.(SIZEK JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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Steaming Bluffs, Kilauea HI ~ 2000

Volcanic vapors waft off the steaming bluffs of Kilauea, resembling wisps of smoky fog. This soft and peaceful composition is painted in subtle turquoises, blues, cyans, purples and myriad shades of forest green. (233K JPEG)

Image area: 14" x 19"


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Infrared Telescope, Mauna Kea HI ~ 2000

Looking upward from the base of the infrared telescope on Mauna Kea, one sees the nearly fluorescent orange paintwork of the telescope's supports mirrored as yellows and browns in the observatory's dome. (201K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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IRTF Dome, Mauna Kea HI ~ 2000

The dome of the InfraRed Telescope Facility is lined with foil to suppress radiation that would blind this heat-sensitive telescope. It catches the daylight in wonderfully textured shades of steel grays and blues and subtle delicate browns. (205K JPEG)

Image area: 14.5" x 19"






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Cross-Bedded Sandstone Slabs and Shale, Toadstool Park NB ~ 2000

Ash-colored gray-white sandstone slabs tumble across the eroded landscape like foam tossed on the waves, under a dusky deep blue desert sky. (340K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14"


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Bonneville Salt Flats after Rainstorm, UT ~ 1982

A thin sheen of rain dissolves the surface of the salt flats into a mirrorlike plane that reflects the dawn sun and clouds in delicate detail. A rendering in slate blues and grays, yellows, and deep oranges and subtle browns. (180K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Pitted Rocks with Algae, Pescadero State Beach CA ~ 1988

Electric-green algae takes hold on iron-bearing cliffs, eroded into streaks of brilliant orange, persimmon, and yellow. (426K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Nasturtiums, Daly City CA ~ 1992

Nasturtiums bloom in all their incandescent glory of fire-engine reds and oranges striped with yellow, amid their yellow and deep green leaves against a dark blue-gray weathered fence. (426K JPEG)

Image area: 18" x 15"


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Blue Mesa, Painted Desert National Park AZ ~ 1978

Cool-hued purplish strata give the Blue Mesa region of the Painted Desert its name. Ashy grays and tans define the rest of the landscape under a dark blue and dusty desert sky. (369K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Kelp Forest, Monterey Bay Aquarium CA ~ 1990

This impressionistic view of a kelp forest is awash with light in pale yellows and greens, delicate powder blues, and sheer whites. The water filtering the columns of warm sunlight lends dark jade hues to the shaded kelp. (389K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Chemical Plant at Night, Kalama WA ~1992

Sodium vapor lamps illuminate this distant chemical plant and give the sky a sulfurous yellow glow, accented by hot-red safety lights atop the plant's structures. (172K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Fissured Cross-Bedded Sandstone Cliff, AZ ~ 1978

Complex patterns of erosion, cracking, and bedding produce the hard, deep shadows that give these cliffs the look of some ancient, intricately-scribed manuscript. Delicate desert tones of brown gray, and soft muted green color the landscape.(422K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14.5"


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Pear Tree, Daly City CA ~ 1992

A delicate brown, green-leafed pear sapling is staked out for growth, tied to a brick red lattice with dark cyan ties, all set against the blue grey wall. (319K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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Empire State Building, NYC ~ 1999

The Empire State Building looms in this street-level view looking straight up the sides. At night, the building takes on soft olive hues from the surrounding streetlights, while the sky glows a dark and subtle blue. In stark contrast, the upper stories of the building are hotly decorated by cherry red-white floodlights. (243K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 18.5"


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Beckman Auditorium Columns, Pasadena CA ~ 1972

Illuminated by contrasting mercury streetlights and incandescent decorative lamps, the normally white Beckman Auditorium glowed with flaming oranges and reds and icy steel blues and cyans.(209K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 18.5"


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Lake District at Night, Oakland CA ~ 1994

Nighttime over Oakland, a cityscape portrayed in the darkest greens and browns and most brilliant cyans, oranges, and reds. A lone plane streaks the sky with a thin brushstroke of light. (193K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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Chicago Skyline and Trains ~ 2000

This formal composition contrasts an almost ethereal dusky blue-white Chicago skyline against the earthly tans, slate blues, and blacks of the rail system. (274K JPEG)

Image area: 14" x 19"


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Redwood Bipole, Humboldt Redwoods CA ~ 1992

Two neighboring redwoods produce an interlocking pattern of branches and shadows resembling lines of magnetic force. Tree trunks are rendered in deep forest greens and brilliant warm browns. They stand supporting and surrounded by hot yellow and green, and cool azure and blue foliage. (332K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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Malachite and Azurite Block, American Museum of Natural History NYC ~ 1999

A massive block of malachite and azurite looks like a false-color reconnaissance photograph from space, with its intricate folded whorls and patterns in white, green, turquoise, lapis-blue, and rusty orange. (311K JPEG)

Image area: 14" x 19"


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Barosaurus, American Museum of Natural History NYC ~ 1999

The blue-black neck vertebrae of the Barosaurus are in organic concert with the accompanying columns but distinct contrast with the coldly geometric coppery tones of the vaulted ceiling of the museum's great hall. (270K JPEG)

Image area: 14" x 19"


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Olympic Stadium, Montreal Canada ~ 2001

This is no trick of the lens nor Photoshop. The form of the strangely curved and soaring tower of the Olympic Stadium is entirely real. A futuristic scene in dark, ruddy browns, icy blue-whites, and pale turquoise. (172K JPEG)

Image area: 14" x 19"


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Weismann Art Museum, St. Paul MN ~ 1999

The Cubist-inspired facets of the Weismann Museum break up reflections of the sunset-lit clouds and sky into dappled panels of pale blues, dusky purples, burnt oranges and near-blacks. (381K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Clouds Approaching Ptown, Cape Cod MA ~ 2004

As a front moves towards Provincetown, it splits the sky and the sea into intense blues and soft whites in a complementary pattern, the yin and yang of Cape weather. (283K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14"


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San Rafael Swell Strata, Utah ~ 1980

At dusk, the San Rafael Swell takes on delicate shades of pinks, browns, and salmons. A complementary sky in shades of dusky rose and powder blue hangs low with layered clouds in a peaceful and serene composition. (324K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"



(more) Christmas in California



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Xmas Rose Garden, Daly City CA ~ 1999

A “snowy” scene without the snow. White trim paint and a white stone garden, accented by soft brick-red stonework and the delicate greens of the rose bushes and house paint create a true holiday atmosphere. The pale blues, greens, reds, and whites sparkle with yellow white lights. (344K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Garden with Xmas Lights, Daly City CA ~ 1999

Deep, brilliant colors adorn this California garden, with plants highlighted in intense blues, electric yellow-greens, and incandescent reds and yellows. It's about splashes of luminescent color set against the dark, soft hues of night. (332K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 13.5"


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Eaves with Wreaths, Daly City CA ~ 1999

Light dominates this composition,as festoons of yellow-white lights make the pale pinks and delicate greens on this house glow with an internal luminescence. Fiery red lights and intense red and forest green wreaths create colorful counterpoints to the pastel paint. (393K JPEG)

Image area: 18" x 14"


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Window Lights, San Jose CA ~1999

An adobe style home has an almost ghostly presence, with doors and windows rimmed by intense blue white lights, subtly picked up in icy blue shadows. A little warmth shows through the windows in contrast to the chill exterior. (217K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 12"


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Crimson Christmas Lights, Pacifica CA ~ 2000

These decorations seemed to glow with an internal heat, an impression created by rich crimson, orange, and yellow lighting. Accents of deep green and blue lights make the furnace-like ruddiness seem all the more intense. (389K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14"


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Drinking Deer & Waving Santa, Daly City CA ~ 2000

Rosy-white lights in icicle strings and light sculptures delineate this scene. Accents of festive rainbow-hued lights splash color across the tree and doorway. (373K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14.5"


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Nine Apartments, S.F. CA ~ 2000

Each apartment has its own color scheme of pale blue, warm soft orange, hot and pale yellow, bombastic red. Dark and saturated red, green, and blue lights tie the composition together with bold diagonal strokes. (373K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 13.5"


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Red, White and Blue Xmas, Daly City CA ~ 1999

A tricolor design in icy blue, brilliant white, and saturated magenta lighting decorates this olive green house. Luminous accents in yellows and red draw the eyes into the curtained windows. (328K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14"


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Light-wrapped Oak and Traditional Lights, San Jose CA ~ 1999

An old oak is suffused by warm tans and browns, wrapped in light, backed by classic Christmas lights in alternating reds, yellows, greens, and blues. The illumination is warmly inviting under a midnight-blue sky. (377K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Holiday Floods and Frosty, Daly City CA ~ 2000

Hints of Mondrian come to mind in the richly colored rectilinear forms of this Daly City home. Incandescent, fiery reds compete with brilliant lime greens and deep blues for dominance, casting a delicate and dark mix of greens, browns, and reds over the lawn. (229K JPEG)

Image area: 13.5" x 19"


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A Candy Cane Lane, Broadmoor CA ~ 2000

Multicolored lights dominate this festive scene, highlighted by a striped metallic candy cane. Lovely warm yellows and whites lend a homey air to the festivity of bright red and green decorations, accented by yellow and dark turquoise lamps, all set on a typically Californian dark green lawn. (258K JPEG)

Image area: 13.5" x 19"


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Curtain of Lights, Daly City CA ~ 2000

Delicate curtains of rose, salmon, and powder blue lights hang from the windows while yellow-white icicle lights softly illuminate the dusky blue exterior of this home. A soft, cool feeling suffuses the composition, with a few spots of eye-popping red to liven up the night. (205K JPEG)

Image area: 18.5" x 9"


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A Wild West Christmas, Broadmoor CA ~ 2000

An untraditional Christmas in a xericulture landscape of stone and cacti. Dark powder blues and muted greens, subtly and softly rendered, create this setting in which enthusiastically red and white decorations display brilliant strings of white and colored light. (262K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 12"


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Christmas Greenery, Daly City CA ~ 2000

Rich dark green foliage gives a forest-like feel to this home's entryway, enhanced by sparkling white light, cool blues reminiscent of the sky, and hot reds that catch the eye. The shadows are filled with a soft green detail, nearly lost in the shadows of night. (291K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 13"




Works posted on February 28, 2012



Dye Transfer Prints



Baja, Mexico, ~ 1991



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Blooming Century Plant, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

The clear dawn light created a rich and deep blue sky along with the brilliant yellows and greens of the blossoming agave. (221K JPEG)

Image area: 13" x 19"


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Painted Brick Wall, El Triunfo, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

Tan, pink, red, and blue weathered paint provide an abstract backdrop for the dark green foliage in this painting-like composition. (348K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Scarlet Spiny Cactus, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

Late afternoon light transilluminates the scarlet spines of this cactus as well as the golden and green wildflowers nearby. (381K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Broken Adobe Wall, El Triunfo, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

Red-clay adobe catches the afternoon light in fiery hues, with blue, green and purple background accents. (401K JPEG)

Image area: 13" x 11"


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Black Sand Rivulets, Cabo Pulmo, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

Almost monochrome, the delicate rivulets of black and tan sand trace the flow of the waves that wash over these beach pebbles. The last rays of the setting sun provide just a hint of warmth to the highlights. (348K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Palm Frond, Cabo Pulmo, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

A simple palm frond, back-illuminated by the morning sun, lights up with incandescent yellows and vivid emerald greens. (262K JPEG)

Image area: 6.5" x 10"


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Shrine by Hwy 1, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

Red memorial flowers accent this whitewashed saguaro turned into a shrine, against the deep blue desert sky. (193K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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Lobster Carapace, Cabo Pulmo, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

A tropical lobster shell resting on the tan beach sports remarkable steel blues and molten oranges. (332K JPEG)

Image area: 18" x 15"


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Hibiscus Blossom, Cabo Pulmo, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

A single hibiscus blossom glows with electric rosiness amidst the darkness of the green leaves surrounding it. (197K JPEG)

Image area: 11" x 7"


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Stones on Sand, Cabo Pulmo, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

Just a handful of pebbles, caught by the last rays of the setting sun. It brings out lovely warm oranges in the sand and the stones, contrasting with the slate blue shadows of twilight. (360K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Boojum Trunk, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

Yellows, oranges, and charcoal grays comprise the palette of the boojum trunk, resembling some unlikely alien landscape. (352K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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Lobster Tail, Cabo Pulmo, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

A lone lobster tail on the white sand beach displays a dark turquoise finish offset by olive greens and browns. (135K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14"


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Berries, Cabo Pulmo, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

Translucent berries sparkle in the noonday sun with hues of electric magenta and red. (430K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Basket Weave Cholla, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

Lime greens and yellows color the fruit of this cactus, backed by the pale blue sky and brown desert floor. (340K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Crab and Snail Shells, Cabo Pulmo, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

A tiny brown, crimson and white-speckled crab, so easily seen in close-up, blends well into the pink granite from a distance. Dusky slate-purple snails blend in even better; there are twenty of them in this photograph! (311K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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Saguaros, Boojums and Rocks, Baja Mexico ~ 1991

Late afternoon in the Baja desert: the sky goes deep blue, the shadows even colder, and the rocks and foliage still lit by the sunlight take on a lovely golden color. Dark blues and greens contrast with bright oranges and yellows. (356K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"



Christmas in California



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Rainbow Diversity Christmas, S.F. ~ 2000

All the colors of the rainbow, in brilliant, coordinated spectral order, ornament this corner victorian in the Castro District. (242K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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Blue Xmas, Daly City CA ~ 1996

The theme of the exterior decor is deep blues and indigos, contrasting with the warm traditional tones and colors of the living room (250K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Bougainvillea, Daly City CA ~ 2001

It may not be snow and poinsettia, but this house still manages to be decorated in traditional whites, reds and greens. (332K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14"


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Red, Yellow, Blue, Green Windows, San Jose CA ~ 1999

The title tells all about the simple, elegant decorations on this Spanish-style home. (229K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 13.5"


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Picket Fences, Daly City ~ 2000

This cozy little scene is predominantly white, blue and green, with festive touches of brilliant red. A soothing and inviting display. (254K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Xmas Spirit, Daly City ~ 1998

This is the display that inspired me to develop this photography as a serious project. It was just so... exuberant. It incorporates everything but the kitchen sink, in every brilliant color of the spectrum. (365K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Reindeer Crossing, Broadmoor ~ 1998

A rich, warm brown plastic herd lounges on the green lawn in front of a festive white and red plastic chorus. Red, white and green lights adorn the landscape and house.(319K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14"


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Two Cats, Palo Alto ~ 2002

Life used to be so hard. Now everything is easy with warm, welcoming yellow icicle lights and brilliant green foliage decorated with rainbow strings of lights. (319K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14"


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A Visit from Santa ~ 2000

Macy's in New York would be hard-pressed to mount a more magnificent and better-designed Xmas display.It's almost fiery in its brilliance, with intense reds and yellows, complimented by cool deep greens and frosty whites. (393K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Modern Xmas Trees, San Jose ~ 2002

Welcome to the future... retro style. From the stencil cut-out sleigh and reindeer sculptures to the abstract spiral-lit trees, the rich reds, whites and greens of the scene are something from a 1950's imagining of the 21st Century. (266K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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House of Lights, Daly City ~ 1996

This home is completely enshrouded in strands of multicolored bulbs. It glows translucently like some deep sea jellyfish or perhaps a Christmas Ghost. (254K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 13.5"


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Stairs to Christmas, Daly City ~ 2002

Luxuriously-warm tones define this photograph, as white, yellow, orange, red and green lights illuminate the stone steps and stucco walls that lead to an inviting entryway. (221K JPEG)

Image area: 14" x 19"





Works posted on June 16, 2011




Digital Prints


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Puddles on Sculpted Stone ~ 2011

At first glance it's hard to tell the size of this subject. It could be anything from a close-up to an American Southwest aerial photo. Hint: look for the snail a bit down and right from center. A satisfyingly-intricate composition in tans and greys. (410K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24"


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Pines at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve ~ 2011

A JPEG doesn't do this photograph justice; you can practically fall into it. It has so many textures, so many details and colors at all scales. Click here to see part of the photograph at 100% screen magnification, like looking at a small section of a 50" by 60" print. (535K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24"


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Oakland Shipyards across Bay ~ 2011

On this lovely day by the SF Bay, the sun broken through scattered clouds to send beams down on the cranes of the Oakland shipyards. The grey-green waters play beautifully against the cerulean sky. (310K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Mussels, Fitzgerald Marine Reserve ~ 2011

Another photo where the JPEG doesn't do it justice; there is so much texture and so many details in the print. The cobalts and indigos, by the way, are not tricks of lighting; those are these mussels' natural colors. Click here to see part of the photograph at 100% screen magnification; this is like looking at a small section of a 50" by 60" print. (375K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24"


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Driftwood Trunk, Fitzgerald Marine Reserve ~ 2011

A strikingly animate piece of wood. Makes me think of whale or elephant bones, done up in tans, golds, and greys. (355K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24"


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Hotel Roof in Snow, Boston ~ 2011

Nearly, but not quite, a monochrome scene, as a thin layer of snow dusts the roof and ductwork of a downtown Boston hotel. The photograph is mostly light greys, with accents in blues and browns (270K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


Panoramics
This panoramic is exquisitely detailed. You can click the thumbnail for the usual large JPEG, but to fully appreciate it, you really ought to click the "really large JPEG" link and pan across the image in your browser. You'll be entranced.

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Seals Rolling in Surf, Fitzgerald Marine Reserve ~ 2011

The title sums it up. I love the jade light coming through the breaking wave. Here's the really large JPEG (860K) (254K JPEG)

Print sizes: 34" x 20", 44" by 20"


Dye Transfer Prints


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Topiary Sea Serpent, Calgary ~ 2005

A mix of the fantastical, whimsical, and horticultural make for a dark yet cheery photograph, in shades of deep blue, jade, browns and yellow-greens. Not all art has to be serious, y'know. (220K JPEG)

Image area: 14" x 19"


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Sun Setting under Blue Arcs, Herring Cove Beach MA ~ 2004

It was an intense and amazing sunset. I exaggerate nothing in this print. If anything, it only can approach the deep, rich blues, reds, and oranges of the real scene. The kind of photograph dye transfer printing was made for, conveying that hyperreal quality of reality. (195K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Contrail and Cloud Arcs, Herring Cove Beach MA ~ 2004

Post-sunset, the most delicate blues, indigos, and violets suffused the sky. The various hues form a contrasting background for the still-sunlit, slightly-rosy clouds. (165K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Lake Louise Shoreline, Canada ~ 2005

A study in greens, Lake Louise almost glowed with milky jade light, below a mountainside of verdant meadows dappled with dark firs. Distant, hazy blue slopes set off the dominant colors. (200K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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Marconi Transmitter, Cape Cod ~ 2004

A remembrance of things past, in somber brick-reds, yellow and tans. This is all that remains of Marconi's great transmitter. Still there's a hint of life in the shadows. (300K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"




Works posted on May 25, 2011



Dye Transfer Prints


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Fence at Marconi Beach, Cape Cod MA ~ 2004

The beautiful late-afternoon "cape light" suffuses this photograph with delicate shades of blue, azure, tan, and gold. This looks the way it felt for me to be there. (279K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14"


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Cumulus Clouds over Cirrus Mountain, Alberta, Canada ~ 2005

Arctic blues and whites predominate and contrast with the craggy brown-black rock outcrops. The conjunction of names reflects the conjunction of textures. (274K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"


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Stormy Weather at Drumheller Badlands, Alberta, Canada ~ 2005

Thunderclouds developing over the bluish-brown Canadian badlands create a dark, almost-charcoal-grey kind of light that makes the oncoming storms seem even more threatening. (262K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 14"


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Cumulus Rising Behind Athabasca Glacier, Alberta, Canada ~ 2005

Icy clouds sweep over an icy landscape, dappled in shades of ice (of course!) blue and the palest of browns. (205K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 15"




Works posted on April 17, 2011



Digital Prints


Color

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Palm, Allan Gardens Conservatory, Toronto ~ 2010

The steamy windows of the conservatory soften the light and give this photograph a slightly other-worldy quality. The subtle shades of green, tan, and blue create a simple elegance for me. (242K JPEG)

Print size: 17" x 22"


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Minneopa Falls Lace, MN ~ 2010

I made the next two photographs in the Minnesota countryside. The Land of 1000 Lakes, indeed! The prints have gorgeous fine detail that fascinates and engrosses me. What the camera sees that the eye cannot. I've yet to tire of looking at them. (436K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Ripples in Stream, MN ~ 2010

Sunlight beams, split by trees and scattered by the water, combine with reflected patches of sky to create this fractally-intricate pattern of brilliant oranges, greens and blues on the stream's surface.(432K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Grasses in Liquid Sky, St. Paul MN ~ 2008

More "water magic," as the placid reflecting pond mirrors an altered cloud-spotted sky in delicate shades of blue, contrasting with the sharp red and green blades of grass.(299K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Moon Bow and Blue Moon, San Jose CA ~ 2009

I photographed the moon bow just about midnight, New Year's Eve; it was the second full moon of the month, hence the "blue moon" title. It's not B&W; the colors are very muted. The large circumlunar ring, arcing behind the palm trees, holds just the most delicate hues.(88K JPEG)

Print size: 17" x 22"


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Empire State Building Tower, NYC ~ 2010

The art deco styling of the Empire State Building inspired my interpretation of this oft-photographed edifice. My motto: "Always look up." Or maybe it should be, "Look to the light." Both work for me.(146K JPEG)

Print size: 17" x 22"


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Jazz Dinner, Redwood City CA ~ 2009

I love "Jazz Dinner" because it is so atypical of my work, with its muted tones and colors in brown and yellows, not to mention the very shallow depth of field. Not the way photographs usually come to me, but it worked oh so well for me this time. (183K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Sugar & Cream, Ben & Jerry's, VT ~ 2010

This photo has a faintly unreal quality, but I assure you the light and color are entirely natural. My goal was to photograph and print it as I saw it, and I succeeded admirably. Anyway, it was impossible to resist Ben & Jerry's humor. (273K JPEG)

Print size: 17" x 22"


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Reflections in Montreal Center, Canada ~ 2009

The colors in both of these photographs of the Montreal Center are real. The building is paneled in tinted sheets of glass that both transmit and reflect brilliant polychrome. It's fun making completely realistic photographs that look so unbelievable. (357K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Stairway in Montreal Centre ~ 2009

Not Photoshop, not artistic artifice. Real-life brilliance and polychromaticity with startling electric oranges and yellows, greens, magentas, and blues(287K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Mall of America Roof, MN ~ 2008

It's hard for me to resist such powerful metallic geometry, especially when it's enhanced by the contrast with blue sky and soft, gauzy clouds.(352K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Apollo-Soyuz in Floodlights, Cape Canaveral ~ 1975

I made this photo in 1975; it took me 3 years to figure out how to print it. It was worth the effort. The cold, blue floodlight beams span the sky while illuminating the rocket to near-blinding whiteness. (93K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Columbia at Dusk, Cape Canaveral ~ 1981

These next two photographs are from the very first space shuttle mission back in 1981. Columbia, I'm afraid, is no more. It was the shuttle that burnt up on reentry.

Here, the shuttle glows a cold, brilliant white in the light of the floodlights, set against a spectacular backdrop of dusky blue sky and fiery red clouds.(164K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24", 54" by 44"


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Floodlit Columbia (STS 1), Cape Canaveral ~ 1981

Illuminated by floodlights at night, Columbia glows like a futuristic Taj Mahal. Almost ghostly pale in its brilliance, in contrast to the dark reds, blues and greens of the launch pad. Blue-white floodlight beams fan out diagonally to illuminate the shuttle and fill the sky with delicate blue spreading rays of light. (148K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Trojan Plant Cooling Tower, WA ~ 1978

The Trojan nuclear plant photograph is one of my favorites, with its wonderful cumulus-cloud steam plume. Previously, I could only print its rich oranges and blues as a dye transfer. Here is its debut, 30 years later, as an entirely successful digital print. (153K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24"


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Weathered Sulfur Vent, Volcano National Park HI ~ 2002

"Weathered Sulfur Vent" is from the Jewels of Kilauea project. This is the first chance I've had to print it the way I want, bringing out all the rich and subtle variations of sulfur reds and yellows (it looked terrible as a chromogenic print). (562K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24"


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Bar Lounge, S.F. ~ 2011

This very traditional "Bar" sign casts a rich neon glow over the surrounding buildings and trees.The blue accents are almost startling, in contrast to the deep reds.(324K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24"


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Bryant Park, NYC ~ 2010

Seen from the Empire State Building, Bryant Park shines out with electric emerald brilliance amidst the warm incandescent and sodium vapor street lighting. (294K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Statues, Palace of Fine Arts, S.F. ~ 2011

Elaborate mantles and statuary crown the golden columns of the Palace, in these three night views of the nearly-restored edifice.(333K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24"


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Beneath the Columns, Palace of Fine Arts, S.F. ~ 2011

Earth tones appropriately dominate in this view of the intricate interplay of light and shadow under the main dome of the Palace. (339K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24"


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Pillars and Blue Pool, Palace of Fine Arts, S.F. ~ 2011

Golden sodium vapor lamps and blue mercury vapor lamps create colorful contrast in the columns and pool surrounding the Palace. (309K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24"


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Blue Forest, San Carlos, CA ~ 2009

The next six photographs constitute the latest additions to my ongoing "Christmas in California" project. I think they make for an interestingly diverse group. (209K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Xmas Oranges, San Carlos, CA ~ 2009

So very, very Californian-- orange and green Xmas lights twine through oranges and their green leaves, in this brightly-glowing composition. (347K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Xmas Fence, Redwood City CA ~ 2010

Warm pinks and oranges suffuse the sidewalk, fence and house in this light-draped spectacle. (343K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Xmas Corner Market, S.F. ~ 2011

A late December night in San Francisco's Mission District is enlivened by a light-wound fireplug and stoplight. (319K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Light-Wrapped Trees, S.F. ~ 2011

The trees were decorated for Xmas, but the way the warm-white lights bring out the dark, soft browns and greens of the tree trunks and branches makes me think more of the coming spring than the holidays.(368K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24"


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Marina Christmas, S.F. ~ 2011

Rainbow strings of lights festively adorn this Marina home, with its white-light Xmas tree, set against midnight's dusky browns and greens (279K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24"



Black & White

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Alcoa Building, Pittsburgh ~ 1972

I photographed the Alcoa building in Pittsburgh in 1972. It made a gorgeous silver gelatin print. I was too new at printing to realize that was an entirely fortuitous combination of film and print paper tonal characteristics. After that paper was discontinued, I could never again make an acceptable-looking print. Last year I realized that digital printing would let me recreate the characteristic curve I needed. It took a third of a century, but once again it's lovely. (239K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24"


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Palace of Fine Arts, SF ~ 2011

San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts is aglow with light during this final stage of its restoration. This digital photograph captures the classic appearance of the pavilion in the classic tones you'd expect to see from traditional B&W sheet film-- a traditional look befitting this elegant edifice. (222K JPEG)

Print sizes: 22" x 17", 32" by 24"


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Buena Vista Park Path, MN ~ 2009

Yup, these next three photos are digital infrared. What I love about this photograph is the way intricately detailed patterns get mirrored in the sky and clouds and trees and lawn. It has a delicate quality not usually associated with IR photography. (352K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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James Hill House, St. Paul MN ~ 2008

Storm's a'comin', and the grainy, gothic quality of this photograph fits the magnificent mansion that belonged to one of the midwest's great robber barons. (239K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


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Weismann Museum, St.Paul MN ~ 2009

It's mid-day, not midnight, at the Weismann, but infrared photography created an intensity and glow that give it the look of urban fantasy, a faerie castle that's both intruiging and ominous. (232K JPEG)

Print size: 22" x 17"


Panoramics
Each of these panoramics is exquisitely detailed. You can click the thumbnails for the usual large JPEG, but to fully appreciate them, you really ought to click the "really large JPEG" links and pan across the images in your browser. You'll be entranced.

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Dam #1 Falls, Mississippi River ~ 2009

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Print sizes: 34" x 20", 44" by 20"


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Dam and Locks #1, Mississippi River ~ 2009

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Print sizes: 34" x 20", 44" by 20"


Dye Transfer Prints

There's a bit of a theme this time, water in its solid, liquid, and gaseous states.

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Behind Frozen Minnehaha Falls, MN ~ 2005

Light shining through the rippled curtains of the frozen falls takes on hues of jade, turquoise, and deep blue.(101K JPEG)

Image area: 15" x 19"


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Niagara Falls ~ 2003

An aetherial falls seems to be suspended between sprays of mist and clouds, in delicate shades of cyan. (114K JPEG)

Image area: 17.5" x 15"


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Breaking Wake, Cape Cod MA ~ 2004

The chilly Atlantic waters off the Cape break into wind-blown spray in the boat's wake. Blurs and whites dominate this composition. (302K JPEG)

Image area: 19" x 13.5"

  
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