• Girls in Blue

    “Girls in Blue,” is part of a Photo Impressionist Series.  Photo Impressionist pictures draw inspiration from the tradition of Impressionist painters using photographic techniques. It is possible to print “Girls in Blue,” in large or even very large format.  I am enjoying the fact that,  the maximum print size is constrained by the printer rather than the camera. …

  • Paphiopedilum lowii, spotted slipper orchid

    This orchid is one of a series of pictures taken at Carla Bischoff’s orchid greenhouse in Surrey, BC.  Carla has won many prizes for her orchids and is an acknowledged orchid expert.  Her outside garden includes many species of rhododendrons and her husband Bill is a cyclamen enthusiast and expert.  They are a wonderful resource …

  • Artist’s Reception, March 12th, 1-3 PM

    Please accept this invitation to an Artist’s Reception at the Newton Cultural Center, Saturday March 12th from 1-3 PM from Scarlet Black. I will be presenting  the monochrome photography series  “Solitudes”.  A smaller selection of garden pictures from the “Paradise Now” collection will also be shown. Some new pictures in a  Photo Impressionism series and the …

  • Fall’s Red Carpet

    I returned to this location so that I could capture this dramatic carpet of red leaves. The intense red color with complimentary green along with the a vanishing point created by the garden stairs help to make this an iconic garden shot. I often use back light to add to emphasis to garden pictures like …