There is nothing like the intensity and the frequency of good sunsets in the desert southwest. I’m ready for some doozies, so here’s hoping that posting a good one will bring them on! We’ve had a few great ones this week as a result of the smoke from the wildfires in New Mexico, but it […]
It’s the first day of summer. Time to pack up the family or friends and head to the beach, the mountains, the national parks or the amusement parks – anywhere to get away and have fun. Leave your cares behind, but please be safe in your travels and enjoy the summer. Image copyrighted. Reproduction and any use prohibited […]
As a visual person, I see pattern, shape and design in places others might not notice or pay any attention. This photo is a vignette from the view out my hotel window when I was in Orlando a few years ago. Image registered with the U.S. Copyright office. Reproduction, copying & file sharing prohibited.
Do any of your days feel like this? The eternal struggle of man vs. beast; man vs. nature; man vs. his own internal beast – so wonderfully portrayed by the Czech-born American artist Albin Polasek (1879-1965) – can be seen by Lake Osceola at The Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens (www.polasek.org) in Winter Park, Florida. Image copyrighted. […]
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art (www.morsemuseum.org) houses a fantastic collection of work by the master American stained glass artist Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848- 1933) in the Winter Park, Florida site outside Orlando. This is a leaded-glass window panel display reminiscent of triptych altar panels with some smaller Tiffany decorative bowls shown below. […]
In 2006 I was part of a press trip sponsored by the Peabody Hotel’s Orlando Peabody Alliance for the Arts and Culture (OPAAC), which brought travel writers and photographers to Orlando to discover all that is art in a city usually viewed as a venue for amusement parks. We didn’t go anywhere near those typical tourist spots, but instead basked […]
“A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.” ~ Henry David Thoreau Image copyright Martha Lochert. Reproduction, copying and file sharing is prohibited.