Up before the sun

Yes, I headed out for another photo walk this morning.  It was crazy hot, already above 80 degrees before 6:00 am.  And for us, humid.  I guess that will help me really appreciate fall when it arrives. Although the sun came up and shined beautifully for a few moments, it hit clouds and throughout my…

Early Morning

I wake up early in the morning and look outside, expecting to see something beautiful. And I do. I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning. -J. B. Priestley    

The Silhouette’s Revelation

As darkness is being washed away by the dawn, what stories immerge in these photos? My imagination starts to wonder.  There appears to be a confrontation going on.  Is it friendly? Are they fighting? The other bird looks away.   Perhaps they are doing some sort of mating dance? And what does the other bird…

Sonoran Sunrise

During a few days off work, I have taken the opportunity to do some short hikes in the nearby desert areas. Too hot for evening sunset, so instead we’ve set the alarm and headed out before 5:00 am to catch the sunrise.  The mornings have been cool and the sunrises, amazing.  The quiet stillness of…

Define the line

Does the line of the horizon hide the morning sun, or reveal the start of a shining new day? Do the lines revealed in the desert plant go unnoticed, or mesmerize the sharp observer? Do the lines of the cactus silhouette provide shade for a moments rest, or provide a moment of awe as the…