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Bough, frozen

Look at me, pretending I understand color photography!

Lubbock, Texas
photographed 10.27.2020

Summer’s Sad Soldiers

Farmers around here grew a lot of sunflowers this year. And toward the end of the season, there were a lot of people standing the edges of the fields to get photos. I didn’t stop then, when the flowers were bright and full. But the day of the ice storm? Yes, that was the day I went out to see the sunflowers. The thick coat of ice made everything look blurry and out of focus, an effect I hadn’t quite anticipated but that I rather liked.

Lubbock County, Texas
photographed 10.27.2020

Half Iced

The upwind sides of the vegetation was coated with ice first. It would have been a glittering, magical landscape if the sun had come out…

Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Texas
photographed 12.30.2017

The letting go

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We returned home from a Thanksgiving-weekend funeral through the remains of a winter storm that had slowed our travels two days earlier.

It is the season of letting go.

Dickens County, Texas
photographed 11.29.2015

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