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Claire in the Forsythia, Rockport, Maine, 2010
How to Force Blossoms
1. Acknowledge out loud your desperation for spring.
2. Find branches with plenty of buds on them.
3. Cut the stems at an angle.
4. Arrange in warm water.
5. Change the water daily.
6. Place in indirect sunlight all over the house.
Warning — Forcing forsythia may cause a temporary aversion to violet, its opposite on the color spectrum.
Waterfall, Southern Alps, NZ, 2011, printed 2021
“Nature is in constant change and photography is particularly well suited to capture and amplify the swirling fluidity and the wonderfully serendipitous moments born of the ephemeral. Photographing nature is a very specific kind of exercise in mindfulness”
~ Jeffrey Conley
Helsinki, Finland, 2016
“Everything inside the frame is equally important”
~ Pentti Sammallahti