Browsing All posts tagged under »Black and white photography«

Laundry night in the Township

October 13, 2011


Katherine writes: Having a good time at the computer with Photoshop this afternoon. Of course I should be doing other things, but laundry can wait… can’t it? To which, after careful consideration of the matter, I say yes. Yes indeed, I believe it can.

The water: Always the lake

October 19, 2009


Katherine has weighed in on Scott Thomas’s Water Assignment.* She writes: In between finding the last of the tomatoes, getting the garden ready for winter and walking the dog, there’s, always the lake. At times calm, serene, quiescent with the potential to tear boats from their moorings and destroy rafts. It’s another beautiful day in the neighborhood and […]

Letters from Katherine: Old Barns

June 3, 2009


Katherine writes: Old barns make me happy. Being an owner of an old barn myself, when I see them in a state of disrepair I feel for the people who own them. It’s expensive to keep them up and I wonder if there’s not a program to help owners of old barns? Old barns have […]

Letters from Katherine: Flow

May 16, 2009


There are trilliums and there are trilliums. Katherine writes: Gerry, Just sometimes color gets in the way. I mean, I love color but sometimes it’s just gottta be black and white. I think Katherine has a sort of Lauren Bacall sensibility. I can see her vamping Humphrey Bogart in lush, cinematic black and white and […]

What a difference a day – heck, a few hours – can make

March 8, 2009


Babs writes: We had some warmish days and I thought the snow was beginning to melt, then pow, tonight there is a blizzard like I have not seen in a long time. I’m glad I don’t have to drive anywhere. Thus this picture of the melting snow in East Jordan taken earlier this week. When […]

Letters from Katherine in black and white

October 4, 2008


While I’ve been playing around turning perfectly respectable fall mushrooms into psychedelic art (and obsessing about broadband) Katherine Berst has been making elegant, restrained images.  Looky here: She sent another one, too, but I’m saving that for later in the week.