The orb hangs against a darkening sky, like a polished opal lying on a velvet cushion. The mysterious impact of the moment reminds us of the reverence our ancient ancestors afforded this jewel of the night. It looks so tangibly beautiful. We reach out, and in our minds, we “Touch the Moon.”
The original artwork, The Gazing Ball, provides a physically impossible scene. Resting in the palm of a hand, the gazing ball vibrates with light, life and color. It reflects a scene that is not congruent with the dark muted background and stylized painting of a hand.
The evening sun, streaming across my back deck, paints an intricate two-dimensional profile of the shadow from a potted plant.
Skye is known for its temperamental weather, ocean fogs, and abundant rainfall, but the sun does occasionally shine. Skye View captures the island’s mountains on one of these sunny days.
Vibrant wildflowers blooming along the Monterey Coast.
Crocosmia presents a slightly surrealistic view of a summer garden as a hummingbird feeds on the Crocosmia blooms
Art within art is the only reasonable way to describe this photo taken at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Washington.
You can walk the beaches observing the ever-changing scenery as ocean fog rolls in off the ocean and coastal mist flows oceanward from the mountains. The back and forth opens up the views and just as quickly closes them again.
An evening view of Nyhavn in Copenhagen
Just south of Cannon Beach you can pull off the coastal highway, park, and take a walk on Arcadia Beach. Out of season, you may have it to yourself.