Photographer Blake Little has shot a series of humans and animals covered with honey. The images were created for his book and exhibition at the Kopeikin Gallery last Spring Mar.7- Apr.18, 2015. The Preservation Book was edited by Bil Yoelin Here is the video of his shoot, keep in mind that some of the bodies are… Continue reading Preservation photos by Blake Little
Yesterday, after brunch, I installed Instagram on the I-pad just before heading out to work in the garden. Instagram is a free photo app fun that lets you add a filter to transform the image, something I normally do in photoshop. I had thought that it was only available to those who had smart phones,… Continue reading Instagram
I’m focusing on the positives of ebb and flow today, although, I much prefer flow. Flow being more aligned with water element where as ebb is part of elemental earth. Both have their benefits, its just a matter of where one is standing and perceiving. After all, perception is an act of creation. Oh…and how… Continue reading Ebb and Flow
The new camera arrived yesterday via Fed Ex and I am absolutely thrilled with it. The camera is a Canon Rebel T2i, we choose this one because I can use it to take my product photos and create films. For my birthday this year I told Greg that more than anything else I wanted a… Continue reading Bienvenue!
The To Bee natural perfume LookBook is coming along quite fabulously but it is in need of more imagery. Since this fragrance is so new, I don’t quite have the plethora of illuminations as the other fragrances. Thus I’m taking advantage of Eve’s camera, before it leaves with her to college in Vermont, and taking… Continue reading Honey, Honey
Here in the woodland we suited up last Saturday afternoon to check the bees and add another box. The girls were substantially calmer than in March when Roberta and Ceebs came by to do a hive check. Greg was a little un-nerved by the loud communal humming that radiated out from the hive as we… Continue reading Worldwide Bee-ing
Here are the first set of photos for the Page 47 botanical perfume in hte new liquid format. I’m doing a few more today and will have the illumination by Maestro Spalenka to share soon too. “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson I used shells, vanilla beans… Continue reading Page by Page
“Earth laughs in flowers.”~Ralph Waldo Emerson, Hamatreya
The winner of the giveaway for 1 gram bottle of Tangent Botanical Perfume is Katie! Congratulations, I’ll be sending off the vial as soon as I receive the shipping data. Many thanks to everyone who participated, I’m really grateful for each of you that stopped by. Please keep in eye out for a giveaway for… Continue reading Giveaway winner!
Q stands for Quercus agrifolia the botanical name for the coastal live oak of California. At this time of the year the oaks are very heavy with acorns, proving a very busy time for the local squirrels. I’ve been dutifully gathering both acorns and acorn caps daily from the Quercus agrifolia on my property. The… Continue reading O is for Oak