As a visual artist, I try to make art with my camera and make photographs that are more than still images captured, but, present a scene reminiscent of a painting, to challenge the viewer, visually.
In a recent news article in the Toledo Blade, the Nature Conservancy, highlighted six areas that rank as some of the state of Ohio’s natural resource gems.
Kitty Todd Nature Preserve being one.
All of the areas mentioned in the article are equally enjoyed with a walk on a trail, an afternoon spent, just sitting with nature.
For me Kitty Todd is my favorite as it offers a glimpse into the past, what the land was, before settlement.
Listening to the Diane Rehm on show on NPR http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2012-05-01/environmental-outlook-american-canopy-eric-rutkow I was reminded why I photograph nature and trees. Simple, really, they are vitally important to us, not just for commerce, but for the health and well being of our planet.
Spend some time to get to know, trees, and why they are important for us all