by Eric Alan

May 25, 2014 - 11:41am

It’s my running private joke, that every picture of a flower is also a picture of an insect. It’s not strictly true, but the lives of tiny creatures and plants are so interwoven that to find one without the other is rare. Countless times, I’ve focused the lens on intricate floral details and not even noticed until later that a perfectly camouflaged insect is in the image—sometimes a central if subtle subject.… READ MORE


by Dewitt Jones

May 19, 2014 - 9:54am

I sat on that hillside as the sun slipped into the Pacific. The lagoon far below in the foreground; the Point of Point Reyes jutting out into the ocean. Yellows and umbers, blacks and siennas, beauty beyond measure. My heart was pounding even more than it had been on the hike up. Sheer joy.

Could I BE like the sunset? Could I put out the very best I had every day without any regard to whether it was received or not… READ MORE


by Lauri Gwilt

May 11, 2014 - 10:22am

Maybe it's the season. Perhaps it's the current planetary alignment. Heck, maybe it's just something in the water. Whatever it is, there seems to be a Universal shift occurring and it has captured my full attention.

Okay, maybe Universal shift is a bit overzealous, but it's an attempt by my mortal brain to understand why change is occurring with such volume in the lives of the people around me since 2014 arrived -… READ MORE