great egret

The Great Egrets Are Back!

Great Egrets love to fish and roost around Cape Ann from Spring until late fall, and I love to find and photograph them. Today I saw them for the first time this year. It was colorless this afternoon and I noticed two white spots way in the back of a marsh in Manchester. I circled…

Mother Nature Streaks Through the Sky

The imagination is a carnival of thoughts and it is funny how it can connect things. Last night was an amazing display of color as Mother Nature quietly streaked across the sky, using various marker tips and her favorite contrasting colors. Looking South across Magnolia Harbor, Coolidge Point, and Kettle Island. I enjoyed seeing her…

Following the Light

As a photographer or artist, light is as important as it is inspirational. It sets the mood, changes colors, and defines the image. It’s true both in the studio and outdoors. Like many of my art friends, I have become obsessed with light; a silvery glint mid-day, a final wash at sundown. The sun casting…

See My Photography This Month in Magnolia

I’ll be showing my photography this month at ArtsAbound Magnolia, where I am the featured artist for February. I have an assortment of wildlife and seascapes to share on canvas, metal, and acrylic. I also have a few framed pieces and many black or white matted prints to take home and frame yourself, as well…

Coloring with Nature

Autumn has always been my favorite season. I love the way it warms our landscape with its breathtaking hues—thick canopies of red, orange, and yellow line our paths, while golden light hugs us into the deep blue nights. Like most designers, I have developed an intimate relationship with color. I can recall exact colors by…