Every year, we take billions of photos of ourselves and our loved ones. Photos of landscapes, buildings, vehicles, animals or just random strangers. The vast majority of those photos are entirely unremarkable except perhaps to the person who took them. A precious few are so good, they qualify for awards like the World Press Photo. […]
I am fascinated with how the world would look without people. Either because people were never there or because we’ve long gone extinct. I’ve written about that topic here before, inspired by the game “Horizon, Zero Dawn“. That is set in a post-apocalyptic world strewn with the ruins of our long vanished civilization.
Every year in the fall, I take my family out for a walk in the woods near our home, to look at the mushrooms that year. Here’s an impression from this year. As to the names of these mushrooms? Beats me, at least for most of them. I just like the way they look. and […]
I like the fall, when the leaves turn from green to beautiful yellows, reds and light browns. Warm afternoons but chilly mornings. Gathering acorns and chestnuts. And course, fall is also the time of spiders. Morning dew makes their webs clearly visible. During a walk yesterday, I snapped this beautiful spider which I believe to […]
It appears that we’re being spared any extreme weather here in the area. The evening skies are beginning to clear. Which is good.