As you drive up to your house at night, you notice it needs some lights. You want it to look like the neighbor’s on the right with soft lights that seem to have been placed with an artistic eye. You don’t want it to look like the neighbor’s on the left who some nights might be mistaken for a UFO. Read more »
“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
This is true of people and landscapes. Your landscape can sparkle and shine in the sunshine, but what does it look like in the dark? It is dark and foreboding? Does it contain hidden hazards? Are there shadows that are slightly scary? Read more »
Edward Abbey stated, “You can’t study the darkness by flooding it with light.” Yet, you can study the darkness by illuminating it with light. The key is knowing the difference between flooding and illuminating. Read more »
“The landscape is like being there with a powerful personality and I’m searching for just the right angles to make that portrait come across as meaningfully as possible.” Galen Rowell
What is the personality of your landscape?
Is the personality of your landscape fun and laughing? Then highlight those whimsical items on your property. Read more »