Category Archives: Photography

iPhone 11 Pro Portrait Mode in the Garden

I decided to use the same plant to show the different portrait mode settings and how each one can be used to highlight a plant in different ways. So either this geranium feels very loved at being photographed and talked … Continue reading

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iPhone 11 Pro Max- Playing with New Camera on Portrait Mode

IPhone 10 had portrait mode but I only used it like a macro lens for flowers.  I purchased the iPhone 11 Pro for the camera. Max was to help me see better. So let’s begin. The first portrait I tried … Continue reading

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Shadow Selfie as Self Realization Art

In a picture of the black and white lines of a playground, I find myself an alien being with angled arms, tilted head And strangely straight legs. Where is the crooked woman I see in the mirror? Yes, arms and … Continue reading

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The Artist-Poetry and the Visual Arts

Selfie by Quinn Clarice Mae DeRuiter The Artist I walked behind the old city at twilight. There, a wood called to me. Entering it wrapped me in a twilight mystery. Eyes, I felt them just there behind a wall topped … Continue reading

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Through the Window

  I exercise in front of our west facing windows.  Through one window a pair  of oak trees stand on top of a hill. The trees say I must speak for them. When California burned and smoked the air, I … Continue reading

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Mystery of Cats

  Who can know the mind of a cat? Trying, we watch them. Do their eyes give a clue? Intent, they notice us. Eyes slanted or open wide, do they, witch like, alter reality?   Or are their eyes simply … Continue reading

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An Interrupted Journey

Life traveled on in its normal daily path until one day it didn’t.  One minute I was in the emergency room for abdominal pain.  The next minute I had surgery.  I woke up in a hospital room a few days … Continue reading

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Bay Bridge Oakland to San Franciso and Back Again-A Study through the Windshield

September float in air inside a suspended tent except   the old bridge diminished yet it anchors travelers to earth Shot with an  iphone 4s afternoon shadows lead us back wind clear air creates a fairy path over the bay … Continue reading

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Through the Windshield- A Skystudy

Lime Ridge, Walnut Creek iphone 4s skylght a vast bowl clouds a drift of images shifting changing tracking Freeway iphone 4s seasons trapped in time yet freed when the bowl shakes and winter crowds into summer Lime Ridge iphone 6s rain … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two RV Trips-Trip #2-A Class C Motorhome

Much time has passed since I posted the first tale.  This trip was taken in April.  Like the first it began with visiting family.  We then took off on our own with a trip up HWY 70 to Twain, CA … Continue reading

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