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Sir, foghead.

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Sir, foghead.

Currently, I find myself eight or so years beyond receiving my "back up" plan degree in digital photography; having spent those years only breaking out my camera to take product/social media bull(stills). Wow. Earlier this week, I woke up... early. Per usual for this ever aging body. I never thought 5AM would be something I would witness the front side of, without an alarm. But I do often, and did on that day. So I found myself half asleep, on the wander, in the fog, with my camera... With wander comes inspiration; a new addition of prints to scatter about...

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A Story of the Natural Dye Osage Orange

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A Story of the Natural Dye Osage Orange

Another history lesson on a beloved natural dye. Today, it is all about Osage Orange. Maclura pomifora. Despite its name and the juicy dye the heartwood provides, this tree is not related to oranges! Instead, it is closely related to the mulberry family. A relative to Figs, Jackfruit, Breadfruit and Ylang-Ylang. You may know this tree as horse apple, hedge tree or hedge apple tree. More commonly, it is known for the distinct, alien-looking fruit that drop early fall. These plump, chartreuse orbs are about the size of a grapefruit, have a warty, wrinkly surface and are unfortunately inedible to...

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The Wild History of Logwood, An Ancient Natural Dye

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The Wild History of Logwood, An Ancient Natural Dye
Natural dyes have been used for hundreds of years and carry such exquisite history. It feels kind of silly for us to utilize them without learning and understanding their past. So, we are going to start sharing what we have learned—for all the natural dyes in our swatch library, present and in the future. For today, it’s all about Logwood.

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Full Swing Spring

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Full Swing Spring

Spring is in full swing and golden hour evenings feel like bliss.  We are fortunate to live in rural Indiana, where peaceful trails and nature preserves are in abundance.

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(fucking) Social Distancing

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We scratched our anniversary adventure to stay home and (fucking) social distance ourselves. What a surreal times we are living in.  Part of us and everyone else wishes this was a dream.  

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