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Poppies Make Me Cray Cray

Beekman 1802 Wildflower packet...

Beekman 1802 Wildflower packet…

I am trying to edit down around 20,000 iPhone photos for my April show at the Cherry Branch Gallery.

All is going well (at 4 in the morning) until I get to the hundreds (thousands?) of Poppy pictures I took last summer.

Just a few of my loves...

Just a few of my loves…

I am obsessed with my Poppies. I get why people boil them down to goo and smoke them (is that how it works?), I would too, as a matter of fact I thought about it many times last summer. There is something so hypnotic and narcotic about just looking at them, why not smoke them?

Cray, Cray. Total Poppy madness.

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Squash Blossom Party

Early morning repast...

Early morning repast…

My garden is a bit haphazard, true to my ADD nature. First, I started out with great plans but ended up throwing seeds where they might land, forgetting where they were planted, watering everything I could in hopes that they would remember what I had set them out to do.

I over planted tomatoes and zucchini. I didn’t plant anything else. Besides wildflower mix. Better to walk before you run, I say.

In the summer of 2012, I stalked Dunga Brook’s gardens with my iPhone and its wondrous *Olloclip attachment.

I lost track of time as I took photograph after photograph of the tiny little things that made my childhood so dreamlike.

Through this haphazard gardening and photography, I reconnected to the flora and the fauna closest to my feet and dearest to my heart.

I can’t wait for summer to come again, can you?

If you’d like to buy a copy of this photograph, please do and thank you!

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Would you buy a photo from this woman?

Would you buy a photo from this woman?

When I moved to Dunga Brook last February I had already taken about 20,000 pictures on my iPhone while waiting for her renovations to be finished.

And I had the carpal tunnel to prove it.

Not only had I taken that many iphone photos, I uploaded them and edited them, too.

When I found Instagram, a late comer as always, I not only took iphone photos but uploaded them to iPhoto then edited them in Instagram and then put the back into iPhoto for a few more tweaks…then I found Picmonkey and all hell broke loose, why bother to sleep?

Along the way, I posted the photos to Facebook each day with a few words, usually under the moniker of Dunga Brook Diary. I now have over 20 Facebook albums chronicling my move and acclimation and adoration of central New York.

On Facebook I met am amazing group of artists and photographers, all of whom encouraged me, either through their work or their kind words, usually both.

One of my friends, Colleen Taylor, a beautiful artist of equally beautiful work, encouraged me to put my art on Fine Art America. Another gorgeous creature, Mailie Halme Brocke, encouraged me to blog.

So, this weekend, I have done both. Thank you.

I have a few things on Fine Art America, check it out with the link attached and expect more in the near future!

XO

PS- click the photo to go to my Fine Art Photography

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