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Natural Design & Form Photography

“An adventure in detail, exploring shapes, patterns, and symmetry in the natural world.” –HMNS 50 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibit   

The Many Rock Forms of Petrified Forest, Arizona



My first wood-carving, affectionately named Platy (short for platypus). Carved on a fallen branch from the red, peely bark madrone tree (Arbutus menziesii) and stained with turpentine and flax oil.