Missed Opportunities

Sometimes I get a case of tunnel vision and miss opportunities right behind my back.  Such was the case a couple of weeks ago.  I had the opportunity to be in the vicinity of Lake Powell for work and took advantage of my time in the evenings to go shooting.  I’ve visited the lake a number of times (sadly, only from the shore) and have always returned home with new ideas to experiment with the next time I’m there. For this excursion I wanted to capture a very specific image.…

Spring Flowers

In the front yard of my house there grows a large and (I like to think) magnificent purple pricklypear.  Every year, late in the spring before the heat of summer descends in earnest, it puts on a lovely display of yellow blossoms.  Every year when the flowers come back I tell myself I’ll take some pictures.  But it seems I’ve always got something going on, though, and I never do.  Before I know it, the flowers vanish and the opportunity is past.  This year, however, I finally decided to seize the…