Postcards from the Garden (2)

As the magenta blossoms of the Hawthorne begin to fade, they’re replaced by the even deeper crimson tones of large Peonies. Is it my imagination, or is everything blooming more abundantly this year? The Philadelphus is covered with tiny buds, as are the clambering roses on the pergola. Only a…

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The Tao of Photography

Anyone active on Facebook or Instagram can’t help but notice the predominance of garishly colored, over-saturated photographs of nature, especially landscapes. In the community of photographers I belong to, I’ve been involved in some lively discussions on when photo enhancing crosses the line into photo manipulation, and when over-manipulated photographs…

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