The colors in the shell and in the sand are so, so similar! It is also appropriate for me to post a monochrome on the day of a major snowstorm!
I could look at this still life for a very long time and not tire of it. It is so soothing.
Land and sea, living and dead . . . Combine as one delicate still life.
Two tidal lines in the sand, present only between the wash of waves, separated by a water-covered pebble. Reflection. Gentleness. Simplicity.
Another shadow still life. When I was very young, I memorized the following poem. My aunt taught it to me to accompany a lovely sculpture entitled ‘Song’ that was once in the Hirshhorn Museum Sculpture Garden in Washington. Unfortunately I … Continue reading
The wee creatures who created the air holes are as much a part of the composition as the leaf. Sort of anonymous artists. The compulsive part of me, though, wishes that the angle of the leaf was exactly parallel to … Continue reading
Sure, it looked like a simple crab claw . . . I am loving the inclusion of light as an integral component of still life; not just to set the tone or mood, but as a structural part of the … Continue reading
Graceful lines, animated structure. Gentle still life.
Absolutely perfectly circular bubbles remained in this mussel moments after the tide receded. They echoed the several air holes in the surrounding sand. Balance!
If photographs evoke feelings and restore memories, then this one is evocative on the warmest of summer beach days. The collection of yellows and whites, and the crystalline sand makes this photograph feel warm to me. Not a bad thing … Continue reading