Thursday, January 28, 2016

Dusk on the Franconia Range

The Franconia Ridge is one of the most beautiful and dramatic spots in New Hampshire. Climbing dramatically from the valley floor where a parkway version of Interstate 93 runs through the notch between the Franconias and Cannon Mountain.

Changes in light, shadows and weather provide rapidly changing views from moment to moment and from day to day.

The image "Dusk on the Franconia Range" is an image that employs both photography and watercolor to enhance the mood of the image. It is available in a signed limited edition of 10 prints, an affordable open edition as well as posters and greeting cards created from the image.

Signed Originals: 16x24 printed on fine art rag paper with archival inks the originals are priced at $495.00 and include a certificate of authenticity. Click here to purchase an original print:

Unsigned open edition prints can be purchased in various sizes as well as printed on various products like shirts, tank tops, clocks etc. Open edition prints and products can be viewed here.

Greeting Cards and Posters:
Greeting cards and posters as well as other products employing the image can be purchased from Red Bubble or from "" Red bubble prints are of a higher quality and can be purchased on fine art paper as well as poster print stock and the Zazzle products are more affordable and offered in a broader range of sizes.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

A Ripple of Hope

Perhaps it is unfair to make a comparison between a giant like Bobby Kennedy and the small minds that seem to dominate the Republican party in the US today but it is unquestionably worth examining why so little seems to have been learned by both political parties in the US from our history.

So much was lost on that June day in 1968 when Sirhan Sirhan denied us the chance to have a President who was unafraid to use the word love in a speech and who spoke of healing the divisions in our country.


A Ripple of Hope:
Poster and Card created from an image of the same name inspired by the famed courageous speech of Robert F. Kennedy in 1966 in South Africa where he spoke out against the Apartheid system.

"It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance."

Skunk Cabbage - Sweet as Spring

My first trip into the woods after snowmelt this Spring was at that moment when only the Skunk Cabbage had pushed its way toward the light....