James Vedder Imaging

See deeply in order to better photograph; photograph in order to see more deeply. -JNV dates are upload dates

Solstace Sunset 2-1/2 minutes apart

Spooky Spire

Confession: it was not spooky enough; so I put thelight in the tower window. Shhhh.

Breakfast at Dawn

on a rural road in Colorado..west of Crested Butte.

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Village along the Rhine

Kids, w do you get to Carnegie Hall?..

They were not actually playing the piano while looking at the sheet music; it was a player piano and they were watching the punched paper roll that told thepiano fbg

Solstace Sunset

June 20, 2016, San Juan Mts. Colorado

Taughonnack Falls

This fall is about 30 minutes north of Ithaca, New York. Notice the contrast of hard rock and soft water. Yet, the soft water has carved a long channel through this rock.

Lighting at 2 O'Clock

"Lighting at 2 O'Clock." No, not the time 2 o'clock, but the direction 2 o'clock (with 12 meaning light coming from straight ahead). So the foliage is slighlty back-lit. Beautiful, yet few people seem to notice.

House in Chiang Mai, Thailand

In northern Thailand; I rode a wood-burning train to get there. Look at those textures: stucco, fur, wood, metal, etc etc.

End Wood

The angle of the sun was uniquely perfect! Is that a tiger cub at lower right?...

Ship's Wake Portrait

Our brains are programmed to see "meaningful" patterns - predator, prey, family member, food... so even in the wake of a ship we may discern images of things...

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Shjip's Wake Rorschak Horse

Our brains are programmed to see "meaningful" patterns - predator, prey, family member, food... so even in the wake of a ship we may discern images of things...

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Three views of a tree

Patagonia, Torres del Paine

"Torres del Paine" in Spanish is the nam e of the National Park and also of mountain towers within this range of the Andes.

Arctic

Arctic photos from Svalbard, Norway and north to 82 degrees, Aug-Sep 2018

Images for Essays

images, slides to insert into essays

Fine Art, Doges Palace, Venice

I arose early on a November morning to be first in line; I wanted the forms and textures of he arches and columns without tourists in the frame. Doges were nominated by the City Council to govern Venice.

Artwork by Hand Helps us See

A few sketches, drawings, paintings to help us see for photography

Asia

Selected photos from Philippines, Thailand, Japan, etc.

Nature

Mostly flowers and small animals

Light

Light and Lighting

Guest Artists

The woman’s eyes blend into the dark around her. The artist is “photographer Sebastion Unrau,... Deutschland.” He started in 2015! Nicole S is a young woman not afraid to experimebnt and

Black and White

Images that emphasize texture, form etc.

Travels

Images of Africa, Asia, and Europe

Landscapes

The Shared Beauty of Nature

Africa

Images from Morocco, Kenya, Tanzania, Tunisia and other African countries.