Working on New Images

It has been a while since I posted new work on my main website.  I guess it was about a year ago now.  Not that I didn’t want to, and not that I wasn’t creating new work, because I have been, but simply other obligations took priority.  In the last few days I have enjoyed working on bringing to life a handful of photos.  Fifteen landscapes to be exact.

Maybe it is something about winter.  Playing around in the snow hasn’t been my thing since I was a kid growing up in Poland.  No lowland snow yet, but autumn has come to a close and places of nature are taking on the sad look of winter.  That’s a good opportunity to reflect on past journeys.

Mossy bigleaf maple at the end of autumn in the Cascade foothills | Washington

Mossy bigleaf maple at the end of autumn in the Cascade foothills | Washington

The images selected are not all made in the last few weeks or months but about half of them are from the last several months.  A couple from the last two years and a couple from longer ago.

Sometimes it takes me a while to revisit certain trips, other times I get very excited right away.  I enjoy having a sizable library spanning about 20 years.  I always find gems in there, some images even mostly forgotten until I have a look and really think about the events.

River stones along the Stillaguamish River in dusky blue light | Washington

River stones along the Stillaguamish River in dusky blue light | Washington

It’s just so awesome to get excited about past adventures, the memories of not just making the images themselves but recollecting the events of the journey.  And there are many wonderful memories that come to new life.

That makes me think of also working on a book, a retrospective volume.

Please do have a look at the new images here.  And I shall continue to work on more….

 

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2 thoughts on “Working on New Images

  1. Ross Martin

    DUDE, I am just now getting caught up on some of your blog posts and I went to the link for your new images on your website…I am STUNNED all over again at the gift you have been given for capturing quiet beauty like few others I know! The images are palpable in the sense of grace and light flowing from them. I feel like I am standing right there with you in lush wet Washington forests, aided by your descriptive writing. I got so excited after seeing these I posted a link on my Facebook page so others could be blessed too. Please don’t ever stop exercising your gift!!

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  2. Slavomir Post author

    Thank you Ross! I appreciate your kind words and encouragement. So long as there is strength I hope to continue to make images. I’m in a rough patch right now….

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