James Vedder Imaging

See deeply in order to better photograph; photograph in order to see more deeply. -JNV dates are upload dates
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    Mostly flowers and small animals
  1. Categories: Closeup

Berries in Rain

Captured on film many years ago

Two Pretty Ones

Can you believe the detail, the formations and folds of the petals?

Orange and Red

Brother and sister.

Everything is Upside DownToday

Redwood Bark

Redwoods live only in California, where the species has been here much longer than mankind. They have survived fires, drought and other disisasters. Will they survive mankind?

Tiny Trees

I do not know what they are, but they push up out of our lawn near the woods every year. They are the color of Rhododendrons. Or else Rhododendrons are the color of these. Anyway, you need to lie on your tummy to get a good look.

Standing wave, moving water

Unlike ocean waves, creek and river waves stand still in form while the water flows through them.

God is Watching Us!

This cloud formation made me think of the song...

Philodendron getting some sun

Notice the pattern of the window screen? I did not.

Rhododendron, Close

Not just a flower, but a piece of art... if we notice and get close.

Butterfly and reflection

She came to visit, stayed and let us admire her designs. Then she flew off in that jaggedly way that drives birds crazy.

Reflections in our creek.

Kissing Penguins

Taken at the Syracuse zoo using our grand-daughter's camera. Cool.


So busy at task, never noticed the camera.

Elephant in Taita Hills, Kenya

In the 1970s when this film shot was taken, things were a lot more primitive than today!

Jellyfish 2944

Quebec City, 2014

Lake Louise, Canada

Total quiet, total peace.

Day Lily 1457

A six-petal star with graduated gold and red trim... let's not just walk by her.

Lake Moraine, Canada

In the rain - beautiful

Ice Bells formed by Spray in Our Creek

Day Lily 1455

Opening up for the day.... for you and I to enjoy, to view in wonderment!

Nature's Art

Day Lily, Up Close and Personal

Bird in Hand

Film, in London1984

Black Locust Tree branch

This one shades our deck.

Typhoon in Manila 2

I captured this hurricane on film. A dangerous documentary!

Aspens 1 cropped

While hiking, Southwestern Colorado

One Waya to Look At A Tree - Up

Rorschach Puzzle

What is it? It's a face... no, those whiskers look like trees...what it I turn it counter clockwise 90 degrees...?

Early Breakfast

On a back road in Colorado, just as the sun rose.

"ey, he's taking pictures: smile!"

OK, now you on our right, raise your head just a little.... Bears #1712

Patagonia, Torres del Paine

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


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


Selected photos from Philippines, Thailand, Japan, etc.


Mostly flowers and small animals


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.


Images of Africa, Asia, and Europe


The Shared Beauty of Nature


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