Flowering on Block Island

Nov 5, 2013 | Flowers, Nature

Block Island is a small island about thirteen miles off the coast of Rhode Island. It’s covered in wildflowers and plants that festoon the island with a variety of colors as the seasons change. Summer begins with bushes of wild pink roses and ends with the dark jewel tones of blackberries. Then a golden, glowing ...

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A New Autumn Palette

Oct 23, 2013 | Flowers

Growing up, the Fall was always a time for oranges, yellows and reds. Lately though, while contemplating flower combinations, I’ve been noticing that it’s also a time for deeper hues and a lot of interesting textures. A variety of purples and deep greens start to appear which can suggest the coming of Winter in a ...

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Leftover Roses

Oct 22, 2013 | Flowers, Inspiration

The other day I had the immense pleasure of meeting Brittany Asch of Brrch. She is as lovely as her floral compositions and she kindly left me with some leftover roses from a recent job. A delivery from a flower fairy, if you will. There was some old floral foam laying around so I decided ...

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Pink Roses in Prague

Oct 18, 2013 | Flowers, Palette, Travels

Prague is the city of Golem and Kafka. A place filled with dark, winding side streets, ancient cemeteries and gothic spires. I’ve been going there since I can remember but the place still retains an air of mystery and an enchanting gloom. It is also, however, a city of vibrant art and culture, where stunning ...

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On Poppies

Apr 16, 2012 | Flowers, Inspiration

This photo is from another photoshoot during which we focused on poppies. Poppies are always beautiful in a bouquet but they’re so stunning that they can make more of an impact on their own. There’s never a day I see them at the market that I don’t immediately start thinking of how to incorporate them ...

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Odette and Odille (Anemones)

Apr 14, 2012 | Flowers, Inspiration

I captured this still-life of anemones during a recent photoshoot because I loved the way the sunlight was streaming in onto them. Anemones are one of my ¬†favorite flowers. There’s something poetic about the contrast created by the flower’s dark, almost graphic center that is simple but always really striking. It’s especially so when considered ...

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