Photography

“A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.”

Eudora Welty

Homage

Homage

Homage This combines found objects, freshly picked wild flowers and a bed of solid ice. It is an homage to the one who once lived near that window. He has now departed this earth, but so cherishes the simplest things of life. Homage to him who could teach us so much...
The Streets of Venice

The Streets of Venice

The Streets of Venice This photo was taken by accident. I was lost, so I snapped a photo of what was a picturesque home in front of us. As I took the photo, a boat full of tourists entered the shot. I also noticed there were people on the balcony at the top of the...
Clinchco

Clinchco

Clinchco This shot was taken right outside the Binns-Counts Community Center in Clinchco, VA. October in Appalachia is overwhelmingly vibrant, and along many roadside rivers like this one, the color spectrum is laid out over the bank, forest, and sky. (Click on the...
The Phobia

The Phobia

The Phobia Fear slides down your body, landing on your feet like concrete. Fear penetrates deeper and deeper into your fragile mind, impregnating every cell of your body. He makes your feet numb, He makes your hands tremble and doesn’t let you utter a single word....
Merry-go-round

Merry-go-round

Merry-go-round Even when still, these hand-carved animals are full of life. This carousel, which dates from 1906, is still in use. It’s been called “a piece of moving art,” which is apt. (Click on the image for a high-resolution version.) Pat Tompkins is an editor in...
Riley

Riley

In-camera double exposure. Photographer taking photographs of a photographer photographing. (Click on the image for a high-resolution version.) Brian Hayes is a photojournalist from Wichita, Kansas. When he’s not telling stories with his camera, he uses the same...