Art imitates life, and in my longing for youthful imagination I want to think lily of the valley flowers served as creative impetus for the bowler hat. This is patently ridiculous surely, yet I would love to believe it so. In the meantime I will photograph and I will imagine.
Look upon a sunset. A dramatic end to a day well lived. No two sunsets are the same, unique and personal as is each lived existence. So, too, is it for our heroes that sacrificed all. An early setting of life sacrificed in the most glorious of terms. Sanguine colors of blood and sacrifice to ensure beauty and peace in all our sunsets to come.
Making time to visit nature and take it all in reduces stress and restores the soul. It’s made better when you capture the drama of a perfect salt marsh sunset coupled with newborn marsh grass, storm clouds, and anticrepuscular rays. It’s better still when it’s your first sunset photographs in months.
Photographing dandelions sparks memories of childhood, perspective, and change. For many kids, dandelions hold a source of wonder, imagination, and play. Yet by adulthood the dandelion devolves to the status of weeds. The good news is there is always time for us to better our perspective.
Few scents infuse the soul with the richness of lilac. It’s delicious perfume is only matched by the beauty of its floral blossoms. This photograph combines the lilacs appeal to both our sense of sight and smell. It is a gateway to breath and meditation.
From moody wisteria macro photos, to old colleagues, to baseball blogs, to the ending of three of the biggest pop culture franchises of our generation, photographer Greg Molyneux bounces through a litany of thoughts. Come for the photographs and stay for the musings.
Bleeding Hearts (dicentra) are a captivating plant and make a wonderful macro photography subject. Dicentra’s unique, flower shaped blossoms with the tear drop bottom hold special allure for this photographer as a connection to the beloved Legend of Zelda series.
This entry is more than a macro photograph of the striking Bleeding Heart (Dicentra) plant and its beautiful heart shaped flowers. It is an exploration into the power and multifaceted nature of the human heart. For it is our hearts that is the powerhouse of the human condition.
A daffodil macro photograph capturing the yellow blossom imitating a ballerina’s pirouette. Here we have nature mimicking art, though I suppose it is more correct to note it is art imitating nature.
A soft focus marco photograph of a lone Jane Magnolia blossom. Beset with whimsy and evoking the warm smiles of a welcomed dream, flowers bring about rebirth and new beginnings.