ordinaryimages

interpretive black and white images from kentucky
…flowers within a flower.

…flowers within a flower.

Monday Muse - o0ps!!!

“Do not quit. You see, the most constant state of an artist is uncertainty. You must face confusion, self-questioning, dilemma. Only amateurs are confident … be prepared to live with the fear of failure all your art life.” - W. O. Mitchell

So true. Last Friday I got blanked shooting landscapes and it was deflating. I analyzed where I had erred [haste] then shrugged it off…whadahyah gonna do?

…evening hutch.

…evening hutch.

…pear in silver bowl.

…pear in silver bowl.

…viburnum twig.

…viburnum twig.

…the zinnias still bloom.

…the zinnias still bloom.

On composition: For me placing the lens is both the joy and the challenge of making an image, though I apply no particular rules or theories. My unorthodox placements are dictated by what I’m trying to convey about the subject with light and gesture, and the attempt to provide a subtle sense of place where the eye can rest.

On composition: For me placing the lens is both the joy and the challenge of making an image, though I apply no particular rules or theories. My unorthodox placements are dictated by what I’m trying to convey about the subject with light and gesture, and the attempt to provide a subtle sense of place where the eye can rest.

…back to the barn.

…back to the barn.

…katydid.

…katydid.

…galvanized farm gate.

…galvanized farm gate.

…in a time before the internet.

…in a time before the internet.

burly tobacco…ready to cut.

burly tobacco…ready to cut.

…this morning’s waning susan. 

…this morning’s waning susan. 

…two hickorys.

…two hickorys.

…B’s morning dill.

…B’s morning dill.