Judging Art (and Life) with Emotions and Intellect

I was originally going to title this post: Why the Art World is Loathe to Admit the Emperor has No Clothes. Then I realized the problem I was going to discuss is not an art-world one, but a universal one. The problem is how we tend to define things as good or bad, right and … Continue reading Judging Art (and Life) with Emotions and Intellect

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Antique Vintage Globe Bookends for the Classy Librarian

These beautiful little works of art belonged to my paternal grandmother, a major bibliophile, and have been passed down to me, another bibliophile. For only standing around 12" tall, they sure pack a lot of gorgeous detail that I just had to show off. Oh, and they spin too! Love these images too? You can … Continue reading Antique Vintage Globe Bookends for the Classy Librarian

Why So Cereus? Photography Adventures After Dark Series: Part 1

We leaned in, wedged uncomfortably on her back patio between pots of exotic plants and snapped away for an hour as the drama unfolded before us.

Here Spring, Spring, Spring…!

I adore my new Witch Hazel tree! One of the first plants to bloom, it begins a slow show in mid-February and progresses until March. It's such a relief to see some color and growing things: The promise of spring. Buy as prints or downloads at http://www.DevelopingFocus.com