Archive - Jan 14, 2006

Dishonest photography

If you are planning a trip to Tucson based upon my pictures, beware. I have done nothing to depict the city accurately. In fact, the entire goal of my picture-taking, it seems, is to idealize, to eliminate the ugly, and to pull out what I see as beautiful or at least intriguing.

More U of A



All around campus, there are blooming flowers. One also sees some blooming plants at other institutions, but rarely around homes. Probably takes too much water.

These pansy blooms are huge. What makes pansy blooms large are cool nights combined with ample sunshine. They get that here in Arizona. Although the daytimes are sunshiney and toasty warm to the bone, the night-time temperatures can sink into the thirties.