One of my pet projects involves unexpected photos of the IDS Tower in Minneapolis. The iconic skyscraper was constructed in 1974 during the golden age of disco. This photo is a time capsule, an ode to an architectural superstar and the “collective ecstasy” of the seventies.
disco ball IDS
Taking photos everyday means being more aware of life cycles, seasonal changes, and the passage of time. Through the haze of a hot summer day, I can’t help but see signs of fall in the landscape. Every fading flower is another sign of summer’s fleeting.
monarda seed heads
These tiny plants grow on floating volcanic rocks at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Green is the most lovely color – so fresh against the coarse black rock and inky water, so welcome in the middle of January.
green on black
The macro lens can make even the most familiar objects strange and new, spurring all sorts of small revelations – like the reflection of light in the water still clinging to the holes in this colander.