So many acorns. They’ve been raining on us for three weeks now. Machine gun spatter announcing the wind. And when it’s calm, a sudden sharp crack…cartwheeling down the roof…short pause to catapult to the deck and gone. And repeat. I decided to do a formal portrait of the acorn, to celebrate this year’s crop, which I understand will make the deer very happy.
I am a semi-professional photographer, with the passion of a true amateur, drawn primarily to nature and travel, but open to and intrigued by most everything. In 2014, I began working on a 52-Week Photo Project, posting one photo a week that expressed something about that week – a theme, a story, a feeling. My intent was to add an element of story-telling to my work. That project was successfully completed in September 2015 and is all stored in the archive here. After a several month break, I began a new 12-month project. Each month in 2016 I will present a group of carefully curated images – a sort of thematic portfolio – along with an essay. My intent is to improve my editing skills and, of course, motivate me to keep on shooting. Please follow me and let me know what you think. You can see more of my work on my website: www.kathleengillphotography.com. View all posts by Kathleen Gill