GT Cooper Photography

GT Cooper

Northern Virginia & Colorado
Canon | GoPro | iPhoneography
Imperfect | Impermanent | Incomplete

"We come from the earth, we return to the earth, and in between we garden.” — Unknown

Run Rabbit Run

92 Days within Spring

March 20 to June 21, 2019

"First day of spring -- I keep thinking about the end of autumn." ~ Matsuo Basho

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"Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all." - Stanley Horowitz

  • Daylily

    yellow blooms the day of the solstice beginning of summer the wind still moves with time all still new lasting a day “The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.” — John Maynard Keynes Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.1 2019-06-20-EOS-13590 (92/92 Spring 2019)

  • Echinacea on Textured Black

    suspended in black hint of background bliss then the call of the wren “Do not fear mistakes - there are none.” — Miles David Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.1 - Brightness & Contrast Adjustment with Color Burn Blend Mode, and 80% Opacity 2019-06-19-EOS-13583 (91/92 Spring 2019)

  • Appalachian Tiger

    diurnal solitary and independent puddling males courtship dance "Art is about emotion; if art needs to be explained it is no longer art." — Pierre-Auguste Renoir Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-18-EOS-13554 (1) (90/92 Spring 2019)

  • Yellow Echinacea

    coneflower reaching west is the sun "If you always do what you always did - you'll always get what you always got." — Unknown Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.1 - Three Layer Focus Merge 2019-06-17-EOS-13469 - FM (1) (89/92 Spring 2019)

  • White Dahlia

    majestic with stages of siblings facing south of the sun “Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.” — Berenice Abbott Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-15-EOS-13410 (88/92 Spring 2019)

  • Lunar

    simple pure white & gray against black setting the pace of time reliable “The moon is brighter since the barn burned.” — Matsuo Basho Canon EOS M; Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L; Canon EF Extender 2x III; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-15-EOS-13463 (87/92 Spring 2019)

  • Pollination

    day in the life from one to another sharing from what one takes “The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless." — Jean-Jacques Rousseau Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-13-EOS-13256 (86/92 Spring 2019)


90 Days through Autumn

September 23 to December 21, 2018

"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." ~ Albert Camus


  • Finalis

    clear cool bright wet last walk through this season until the snows come Canon PowerShot G10; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-12-21-G10-IMG_0235 - Manassas National Battlefield, Virginia (90/90)

  • Tracks

    random tracks disruption mechanical walk on nature distraction iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 - let your imagination build this image 2018-12-21-iOS-IMG_0860 (89/90)

  • Salt of Something Out

    salt pink seasoning melting take something with a grain of salt worth one's salt sit below the salt salt of the earth rub salt into someone's wound iPhone 6s; Ōlloclip 15x Macro; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-12-19-iOS-IMG_0850 - Himalayan Salt (88/90)


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