July 16, 2017
Lest you think that all walls in Oberlin are old or marked up, have a look at this wall of the newish Bertram and Judith Kohl Building on the Oberlin College and Conservatory campus.
July 10, 2017
This is not the same wall as the one whose photograph I posted May 20, and it can’t be light reflecting off of the same object. After I posted the May 20 photograph, I saw someone else’s photograph of a similar design on a wall somewhere else. I wonder what makes these X designs.
July 7, 2017
Kendal at Oberlin publishes a literary magazine, called Eureka!, three times a year. All the artwork and writing is by residents of this retirement community. I’m lucky enough to live at Kendal at Oberlin, and to have had an article with photographs published in the latest issue. The piece reveals the origins of my fascination with the iron bacteria. Since many of you have seen on this blog my photographs of the iridescent film that Leptothrix discophora creates on the surface of water, I thought some of you might be interested in reading about how my engagement started. Just click on the link below to find out. And please forgive my crude post-production edit on the next to the last page. I thought it made the story easier to understand. Below the link to the article is a photo of Leptothrix discophora film that I took last month at Schoepfle Garden.