Category Archives: Shades of Gray
Photo copyright 2016 by Marc Isolda All the elements of clouds, sky and field conspired to make me stop in the midday heat to photograph. The clouds brushed across a sweeping sky like a gauze veil that softened the contrast just … Continue reading
Photo copyright 2016 by Marc Isolda The first day of spring opened with snow on the branches outside my window. I knew that this was probably the last snowfall of the season and would melt quickly. I rushed to the pond on … Continue reading
Photo copyright 2015 by Marc Isolda Spring is around the corner, and the snowfields are melting. The dramatic sky made me stop on this blustery March day to photograph from my car window. I’m lucky to pass beautiful scenes like this on my way home. All I … Continue reading
Photo copyright 2015 by Marc Isolda The leaning fence leading back, as fence lines tend to do, made me stop to make this image. The natural light reflecting from the snow onto the fence enhanced its detail in a fleeting moment when the sky … Continue reading
Photo copyright 2015 by Marc Isolda A week or two ago, before winter started to loosen its icy grip, I made this image of undulating shadows along the river, which was hidden by a layer of ice and snow. Animal tracks … Continue reading
Photo Copyright 2015 by Marc Isolda The fence marching back on the hilltop, its shadow snaking alongside it, gave me the perfect moment for a photograph. All I had to do was stop the car, lower my window and make the exposure. … Continue reading
Photo copyright 2015 by Marc Isolda The Vietnam era army truck, left to deteriorate in the snow, made me think of what it might have to say for itself now that it was out to pasture for good. As war surplus, it … Continue reading
Photo copyright 2015 by Marc Isolda I was fascinated by the leaflike patterns in the ice highlighted by the skimming afternoon light. On this first bitter cold day after a January thaw, the ice had not yet completely conquered the pond, but soon the whole would be … Continue reading
Photo copyright 2013 by Marc Isolda A dusting of snow and a misty sky along the Still River in Brookfield, CT, caused me to pull over and park under the thruway bridge and walk back to photograph this quiet scene.
Photo copyright 2013 by Marc Isolda Steeplejacks ply their trade restoring this stately spire in Brookfield Center. At these heights, it’s no work for the faint hearted.