Hi, friends! Here’s a 14mm HDR photo of a sunset over Cedar Run Dock Road’s salt marsh. Tropical Storm Ophelia spun overrunning cirrus clouds as the storm’s outer bands approached the mid-Atlantic coast and gave New Jersey two days of great sunsets.
Rest and self care are essential for a full and healthy life. Listen to your body when it tells you to take pause. Listen not and it will tell you in far more intense and frightening ways. So please, check in with yourself, rest, and chase a sunset.
Accountability check: I’m trying to dust off my photography hobby. I’ve made some photographs this summer, but have not brought it home via edits and blog posts. Here I am working through my backlog along with a brain dump of what I’ve been on about this summer.
Not much beats the salt marsh in June. It’s about as good as a flat, horizontal landscape can look. For me it’s the way the newborn emerald green sedge grass complements a royal blue sky at golden hour.
If you want to capitalize on opportunity you have got to be flexible. Sometimes a quick change in plans will lead you out to the salt marsh underneath a smoldering sunset sky.
The long night of no photography is over. Months a plenty have come to pass since my heart was in it. I have to say it felt good getting back there. Sometimes you need to prove to yourself you can still do a thing.
In a decidedly down year of minimal photo output, New Jersey landscape and nature photographer, Greg Molyneux, shares his 2 best landscape and macro photographs made throughout 2022.
What we do when our hobbies teeter on the brink? When the plateau lasts so long the urge to press on becomes as flat and indiscernible as the far off horizon. How do we get our mojo back?
It seems everything is burning around us. Far too much desire to tear it all down and reign over the ashes. The dark side farce of humanities unpleasant underbelly seems to be boomeranging back once again. History is undefeated, yet the beautiful skies still burn above us indifferent to it all. Let’s rewrite our story…
The bumblebee works alone. Dutiful to his task, hard at it for his hive. Out in the world it is a solitary life of discipline and purpose. Skill builds for honing a craft with a singular drive, full of intention. What can we learn of the bumblebee? What can we learn of ancient masters?