This photo came out of a several day project where I took probably 1,000 photos of roses. I was experimenting with light, shape, shadow and lines. In other words, all the basics. :) I converted this photo of a red rose to a silvery monochrome because I felt doing so would further accentuate its […]
I named this photo of the Iris “Whimsy” because the tilt of the bloom gave it an off-kilter yet still elegant appearance. I often say that photographing flowers is a lot like photographing people – they each have a distinctive presence and petals and skin share similarities in terms of how they reflect light.
Last year my husband told me he was attending a conference on art and faith and since those topics encompass a lot of what we talk about at home, I took him up on the offer and went for the first time. I didn’t know what to expect as I’d never been to such a […]
“Hi, my name is Pamela, and I take pretty pictures of flowers. ” My husband and I have had an ongoing conversation related to his idea of each of us posting one of our pieces each week and discussing it. I often state that the above sentence would get pretty stale after say, precisely one […]
This is, in my mind, a fantastic example of art in the church. This cathedral is alive with art, and it’s not seen in just the permanent fixtures. I wanted to share these photos because I felt they tied in quite well to my last blog post. I suggested that churches can support the arts […]
To be honest, the title of this blog post pretty much describes how I feel being an artist within the evangelical church. In my experience artists tend to live on the fringes of societal norms due in part to seeing the world in a different way but when you add faith into the mix it […]