Welcome

I want to avoid taking the ordinary in our world for granted.

I like to pause,

and ponder what I see.

I search to find textures and colors that might be………………………………………………………………………………………………….hidden away.

I attempt to extract the beauty from within each subject.

Colorful

Do you love color? I do.

The saturation, or saturato, of color stirs my soul and gives me “visual fuel” for my emotions, in much the same way that a great piece of music gives me “audible fuel” for my emotions.

Think about your favorite music:

You hear that hypnotic theme you love,

and your pulse quickens.

Looking at these images, I hope you feel the color energize you.

Here’s a look at the process I go through with each image.

Up Close

From a distance it may look simple.

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But get up close. You will see the depth and beauty in it.

Even in something that appears to be so simple there is a lot going on to create and sustain it.

How did something so seemingly simple begin? What has it gone through to become what it is today?

Amazed by the complexity and beauty, I am thankful for the world around me and the peace that I find by pausing to take a closer look.

My hope is that these images might move you

to pause,

to look,

and to wonder.

 

Stay in touch

If you would like to stay in touch and see new works as they’re released let me know here.

If you have any questions about these images please contact me here.

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Thank you for stopping by!

Mike

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Snoqualmie Falls, Washington