Photography and text by Geoff Scott. In March 2016, travel to Cuba for U.S. citizens had eased after decades of restrictions. I was fortunate to go on a photography trip arranged by the School of Visual Arts with other photographers – professionals, professors, students, and amateurs. The mix of people was perfect to explore this previously hard-to-see place. As I had been hoping, the colors of Cuba further opened my artistic eyes to using color in my photography.
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Photography and Text by Jeff Kauffman. The stiff offshore breeze from the Gulf of Mexico makes kite flying a popular pastime along the coast of Texas. The colors first caught my eye, and then the flow of the long tails captured my interest. The continuous rising and falling, twisting and turning made for fun compositions
Photography and Text by Jeff Kauffman. When the winter winds come to Texas, the tops of the Live Oak trees whip violently while their decades-old, often centuries-old, trunks remain motionless. Unlike oak trees native to other parts of North America, Live Oaks are evergreen and have twisted, craggy limbs shooting off in all directions. They are sculptural in an abstract sense.