Overpowering – three summers out of the four years we have lived here, big fires have been burning around us. It’s not earth shattering anymore, but when getting up in the morning and I smell smoke (a smaller fire 8 miles from us), my system is on alert. I’m not afraid, but vigilant. For … Continue reading OVERPOWERED


    COMPARING PHOTOGRAPHIC AND PAINTERLY ELEMENTS all shots here were taken in Balboa Park in San Diego, CA In a blurry watercolor, this would be a great scene, but photographically it leaves to be desired! My intent was to have the iron bench as focus of interest, but the palm leaves in the background … Continue reading BACKGROUND JUMPS