Nothing gold can stay

“Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay.” ~ Robert Frost

Poppies

“Of all the wonderful things in the wonderful universe of God, nothing seems to me more surprising than the planting of a seed in the blank earth and the result thereof. Take that Poppy seed, for instance: it lies in your palm, the merest atom of matter, hardly visible, a speck, a pin’s point in…

May your…

“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” ~ Edward Abbey

Purifying the mind

“Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind”. ~ Amit Ray

Beauty surrounds us

Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it. ~ Rumi

Cosmo

I remember hearing the news that the beautiful lion, Cosmo, at the Albuquerque Bio Park Zoo had passed away (in 2015). He and I had quite a few hellos – which was more like me waving at a full grown lion and him looking at me thinking humans are weird – when my family and…

Iriebellion

It’s always great to be asked to photograph for a book, a wedding, a landscape, but my personal favorite is working with bands. I had the privilege of being the photographer of a new local Taos, NM reggae band, Iriebellion. Not only do they sound awesome but they are great people. Iriebellion’s Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/Iriebellion…

Wild Rivers, NM

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” ― Heraclitus

Waterfall

“As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I’ll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I’ll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can”.  ~ John Muir