It’s often said that a person can never go home again; that is, everything changes with time. Memories fade, often becoming embellished and romanticized, and the environment from which recollections stem are also altered. Yet, with a refined sense of appreciation – and, at just the right moment – magic can happen.
This was my experience upon returning to the shores of Lake Superior, the place of my childhood, as seen here – outside the city of Marquette, in Michigan’s upper peninsula, along the beach near Little Presque Isle.
The dynamism of a shoreline governed by powerful forces of nature – i.e., Lake Superior – provided a compelling, beautiful visual and spiritual experience, beyond my reminiscence. A great day, indeed!
This graphic design features a large crowd of cheering fans at a concert, with a hot-summer gradient, halftones and shredded effect. Based on a photograph, I used Adobe Photoshop, Filter Forge and Affinity Photo to create this image – available on a wide variety of products in my shops at Redbubble, Pixels and Zazzle.
This summertime photograph was taken at the courtyard inside of the law quad at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor. If you’d like a print (framed, canvas, metal, wood, acrylic or art), please visit my gallery. Framed prints may be customized by selecting size, frame, mat, paper and finish options.
Water rises and drains back again into the ocean during low tide, as footprints along the beach of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, fade into reflection. Visit the following galleries for prints and more –
This is the Savage Gulf State Natural Area. Located near Beersheba Springs, Tennessee, in the South Cumberland State Park, hikers can explore nearly 16,000 acres of wilderness, with 50 miles of trails and several different waterfalls. Prints available.
This collage is focused on coral with a tropical sun warming a sandy beach, as waves from a vibrant ocean splash across the shoreline. The macro photograph of the coral was taken on a wooden floor – it looks much better, now! Stop by my galleries for more – Fine Art America, Redbubble, Society 6 and Zazzle.