The early days of autumn in the hollow can be likened to the smell of smoke on the wind in advance of a brilliant red sunset…just a hint of the smells and the avalanche of colors to follow. Crozet, Virginia.
Working to get started along the trail, sniffing each rock and blade of grass, my friend seems unmotivated to move deeper into the woods…Pausing to examine the beautiful green shade being cast upon a Beech trunk by a juvenile strand of ivy, my companion, no doubt, wonders whether I will get motivated to move deeper into the woods. The details of the forest are a world unto themselves. Crozet, Virginia.
A quiet spot to picnic by the side of the road as the tide of leaves slowly rises to meet the river banks. Along the Moorman’s River, Sugar Hollow, Crozet, Virginia.
Do we stop to contemplate the chasm or the summit…Though the journey is difficult and the path is narrow, our concerns are not about what we wish to achieve, instead they are what we wish to avoid…The way to our goal is the line that divides the climb from the fall. Angel’s Landing, Zion National Park, Utah.
We walk a narrow path that drops away into the canyon as though tightrope walking across the abyss…maintaining balance and sense of direction, driving forward, thinking of the summit, we effortlessly make our way, never thinking of the canyon floor below. The trail to Angel’s Landing as seen from the summit. Zion National Park, Utah.
As The University of Virginia embarks on its third century, the University and Charlottesville community paused to celebrate the unfolding story of its bicentennial highlighting important historical moments that have impacted its present along with a look toward the future.
Ever shoot something and feel unsettled by something in the image? Rightsize up or Upside down, I can’t make the feeling, that something is not right, go away. Crispness of reflections and merged layers coupled with the high frequency blur along the shoreline. Lexington, Virginia.
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