Monday, June 30, 2008


Windows. I'm not talking about computer operating systems. These are real windows. Framed glass. Fixed, hinged or sliding. A window can be the subject itself; or a border to frame the subject. They also allow light into a room. Many photographers and painters choose to work with window light for a more natural alternative to conventional studio lights. You can be on the outside looking in, or on the inside looking out.

Monday, June 23, 2008

bikes & trikes

I love the simplicity of pedaling a bicycle. No motors, no electricity, no computer. Just leg power. You start off with a tricycle when you're little, move up to a bicycle with training wheels, then take the big jump to the freedom of riding your very own bike. . .with an assist from your mom or dad to give you balance and a push in the right direction.

Monday, June 16, 2008


I'm drawn to structures that have an abandoned or somewhat mysterious outward appearance. Old & boarded up or new & high tech looking, I like the starkness that certain structures add to the landscape. Like trying to judge a book by its cover, questions arise about what lurks within these facades.

Monday, June 9, 2008


When you're a child and you receive mail, it's a pretty exciting thing. As you get older, mail becomes more of a nuisance. There's such a bombardment of it - mostly solicitations and bills. But you can receive mail in style just by adding your own personal touch to your mailbox. There are so many varieties, from plain to creative, though a lot of them are really just the traditional metal box. . .with a makeover.

Monday, June 2, 2008


In a car culture like Southern California, you never know what type of vehicle will cross your path. From basic scooters to exotic sports cars, there's enough variety to keep everyone interested. For today's theme, I chose to concentrate on the somewhat funky and unique aspect of our modes of transportation. Vehicles you may not see on a daily basis. But they're out there. . .