Bruce Barone, professional photographer, is fearless. His self-portraits in the garden are picture poems.
More, he has made them a series. First glance, mundane. Second glance, entire worlds.
Seems easy, his self-portraits. Closer inspection, he's at the peak of his game.
I perused a thick Annie Leibovitz book at a friend's home when I spent the night and came away thinking her work, in that book, was cliched & derivative. Her initial inspiration was alive, the derivatives, lifeless.
Bruce has the spirit of his heart, with the skill of his brain, in each picture.
In addition to fearless, I see the generosity in what he shares with us.
Of course he has a broad pallet, New Photography Blog Poetry Bruce's Kitchen About Contact Prints Greeting Cards .
This is not an ad for Bruce Barone.
Simple thanks for the enjoyment his work brings my heart.
Garden & Be Well, XO Tara
Pics from Bruce's Facebook page.