Photography

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

Eudora Welty

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...
Buddies

Buddies

I found these two buzzards sitting on fence posts beside a rural Texas road. They were, without a doubt, waiting for breakfast, whatever overnight roadkill might provide. I thought of the characters from Waiting for Godot, the Samuel Beckett play. His characters,...
Blue Road 3

Blue Road 3

Storms that Helped me Leave, (somewhere south of Suffolk). I didn’t know I’d work in photography. I was a painter. A rebel. I didn’t fit in in the South. It took a long time for me to find my road, and now decades later, I guess I’m doing okay....
White Horse

White Horse

I came across these white horses in the English countryside. There were no knights in evidence. I did see an amazing stone circle though. I love travel for the surprises it brings, the excitement of the unexpected. (Click on the image for a high-resolution version.)...
Lost In Reflections: Strawberry

Lost In Reflections: Strawberry

Often, illusions appear to be more clear and beautiful than the reality. One day, you want to see yourself a hero. Another day, you prefer to play a victim. For someone, you’re a kindness, and for another, you’re a monster. We’re all so different every...