A Milestone Image

So… today I was on radio to talk about the Holiday Art Crawl in Ruston, La. The show host, Rick Godley, surprised me by asking if a particular photograph, of all the thousands I have made, stood out as a favorite. Delta Dragon is the first one that popped into my head. Yes, I have, in fact, made many photographs that are–at least to me–memorable. But Delta Dragon does stand out. I still like it, a lot. I still think it is the best shot I could have made of that particular scene at that time and in that place….

Almost missed!

I’m not much of a morning person. Nightowl, actually. But I spent this past weekend in Chicago and environs, and my hotel in Evanston was just four blocks from Lake Michigan. Really? How often are you this close to a sunrise over a magnificent lake? Surely you can get up, bundle up, and do it this once! And I did. Sunday, Oct. 21. I got there as the sky was beginning to lighten–enough to see that a huge dark cloud bank hung low in the eastern sky. Oh, well, I’m here. I’m not going back without shooting! And I have…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! This blog will be about my encounters with Creation–natural and humanmade–with a camera. Hope you’ll come along. You can subscribe in the column to the right, and I promise, I won’t post so often you’ll wish you hadn’t! Matter is, and has always been, the hiding place for Spirit, forever offering itself to be discovered anew. — Richard Rohr