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Tangled Web

branches and vines
branches and vines

Tangled Web

This is how 2014 ended for the maple tree and for the view outside my window. Let’s hope we can de-complicate it in 2015!

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Colors, 2011

autumn colors

Colors

Just this one red leaf in all those other colors. It’s from a Virginia Creeper vine that was mingling with the morning glories, though all the other leaves were still mostly green. But when the sun came out and touched this leaf it was as if the leaf itself was emitting the vibrant red.

I originally planned to crop out the morning glories thinking the red would be even more vibrant against all that green, its natural complement, and without the distraction of any other color in the photo, but I was wrong. The purple actually enhances the red.

I enjoy the shapes of the vines too; where did we humans get the idea for fences like that anyway? And the contrast of geometric and organic shapes was why I focused on this little scene to begin with, and then the sun came out and it got even better.

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Colors, 2011

autumn colors

Colors

Just this one red leaf in all those other colors. It’s from a Virginia Creeper vine that was mingling with the morning glories, though all the other leaves were still mostly green. But when the sun came out and touched this leaf it was as if the leaf itself was emitting the vibrant red.

I originally planned to crop out the morning glories thinking the red would be even more vibrant against all that green, its natural complement, and without the distraction of any other color in the photo, but I was wrong. The purple actually enhances the red.

I enjoy the shapes of the vines too; where did we humans get the idea for fences like that anyway? And the contrast of geometric and organic shapes was why I focused on this little scene to begin with, and then the sun came out and it got even better.


Parking Lot Flowers

colorful flowers in a parking lot
colorful flowers in a parking lot

Parking Lot Flowers

Who needs a cultured garden when hardy wildflowers and self-seeding annuals are happy to climb a wire fence in a parking lot?

The yellow is wingstem, the other flowers naturalized morning glories; while you see four different flowers right next to each other, they are actually on separate vines.


Tangled

photo of vines tangled on a fence

Tangled

Wild grapevines and Virginia creeper add their tangled barrier to a chain-link fence in the muted colors of a late winter morning.


Colors

autumn colors

Colors

Just this one red leaf in all those other colors. It’s from a Virginia Creeper vine that was mingling with the morning glories, though all the other leaves were still mostly green. But when the sun came out and touched this leaf it was as if the leaf itself was emitting the vibrant red.

I originally planned to crop out the morning glories thinking the red would be even more vibrant against all that green, its natural complement, and without the distraction of any other color in the photo, but I was wrong. The purple actually enhances the red.

I enjoy the shapes of the vines too; where did we humans get the idea for fences like that anyway? And the contrast of geometric and organic shapes was why I focused on this little scene to begin with, and then the sun came out and it got even better.