It's the middle of winter, and it's time to get creative! The cold days have kept me in; summer gardens and sandy shores are but a memory. Although I miss the heat and the ease of that season, I can no more keep my camera put away than I can stop eating. Photography is so much a part of me that I cannot separate from it for more than a short while; even when I am not making pictures, I am thinking about making pictures.
For about an hour today, I wandered around the house looking for items that could be subjects for new compositions. I looked at the house plants, the lights, and the dishes. I explored the bathroom and the closets. No corner was safe! It has been awhile since I have simply played around without a goal in mind, and it was both eye-opening and satisfying.
I have always been a believer that art is everywhere...
...and so I found it.
This is one of the compositions I made, the lines of stacked laundry baskets criss-crossing like plaid, a pattern without purpose.