Can you string together three other words that conjure as much bliss as those? Perhaps you can. But having been obsessed with some garden or other most of my life, and having lived with a boat captain most of my life as well, I’ve had more than a few daydreams about living on a houseboat [...]
After leaving NYC, MB Maher headed to Iceland. Only a California photographer would want to visit Iceland in December. But Maher says the light there now is “permanent Malick,” that is, what three or four hours of daylight there is this time of year.
Obviously, this is also where all the Christmas ponies are [...]
Offramp Gallery – November 18 – December 23, 2012 Opening Reception: Sunday, November 18, 2-5pm Closing Reception & Holiday Party: Sunday, December 23, 2-5pm 1702 Lincoln Avenue | Pasadena, CA 91103 | 626-298-6931 Artists Sue Dadd and James Griffith seem to invariably have both their names spoken in the same breath. Bagging some glass mulch [...]
Seedpods of Asclepias physocarpa transformed into garden lanterns.
Another “light painting” by photographer MB Maher.
The incomparable Herb Ritts and Titian were also at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, and some of Marie Antoinette’s hand-me-down furniture too. I think it can be safely said that gardeners are connoisseurs of the perfect moment, and last Sunday was that most exquisite of summer days, not too hot, just senusally warm and [...]
MB Maher brought these incredible antique prints to my attention recently, accompanied by this little note:
“This process is ink-based and requires making a steel plate of the photo image with acid baths, high-level light exposures, et cetera, until one can use the plates in an inked-press. The depth of tone is supposed to be [...]
Day job intrudes on blogging, which is good (half full) in the sense the economy must be picking up if I’m busier, but which is also not so good (half empty) since I can’t grab a few minutes to blog this week. But mysteriously enough, someone has grabbed my camera and left this photo on [...]