Dave Higgins Photography

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I continued to work on this project in 2018; this is a collection of some of my favorite images from the year, taken in upstate New York and Texas. While I originally started this project with a focus on gravestones, this year I found myself drawn more to hand-made markers and decorations. You can find more images from this series on the As We Are Now series page.

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All photographs are © Dave Higgins and “Dave Higgins Photography,” 2018; all rights reserved.

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I continued to work on this project in 2017; this is a collection of some of my favorite images from the year. They were taken in upstate New York and Texas. You can find more images from this series on the As We Are Now series page.

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All photographs are © Dave Higgins and “Dave Higgins Photography,” 2017; all rights reserved.

 

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Two of my photographs are currently in shows!

One is in PHOTOcentric 2017, an international juried show in Garrison, NY. “Pack of Nippers” is an image of a group of unpainted Nipper statuettes I stumbled across in the Albany area. (In photography, timing is key. I recently went back to this spot and discovered all of these Nippers are gone. I’m glad I found them when I did!))

“Pack of Nippers”

The other is in the Albany Center Gallery’s annual Members’ Show. “November Wind, Fort Worth” was another image I stumbled across – this one outside the entrance of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas. A weather front had just come through and it was very windy. While I was first drawn to the sky and the Fort Worth skyline, I eventually noticed all the chairs that had blown over. As luck would have it, the only chair that remained upright wound up being perfectly placed for the composition.

“November Wind, Fort Worth”

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After arriving in Texas recently for a visit, my sister (a master naturalist) took me to Stella Rowan Prairie. SRP is a rare, tiny remnant of the original grassland prairies that once covered the Great Plains – before much of them were wiped out by development and agriculture. It ironically resides in the middle of some of that development, between Fort Worth and Dallas. While the area just looks like boring grass from the distance, once you get closer you find there’s a wonderful array of diverse grasses and flowers – many of which are in bloom this time of year.

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(Clicking on any image will open a slide show.)

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All photographs are © Dave Higgins and “Dave Higgins Photography,” 2017; all rights reserved.

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