Adventure Journal (Emotions)


Our adventures in the Hocking Hills...


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Men at Work - The Bowen House
September 2019
The Annual Hocking Hills Men at Work Exhibit at the Bowen House features many of the Hocking Region's finest men's art. Dusty is proud to represent the DustyBlues Gallery with his artwork again this year...
June Skies
June 2019

A rare night in June with no moon and clear skies. This is a stack of 15 images of the Milky Way as it stretched from the Southern skies overhead. The planet Jupiter is shining brightly in the lower left...

May Flowers
May 2019

May flowers are springing forth in abundance and variety.

We spent several mornings so far in various locations of the Hocking Hills crawling along the ground capturing the diversity of nature...

The
March 2019

One of the intriguing stories of these Hills is the "Road to Hell" tree tale. 

An Indian hunting trail wound through the valley between present day Laurelville and South Bloomingville...

High Water Everywhere
February 2019

A Cascading Old Man's Cave Creek. 

Slipping out early on a mid-week day after several continual days of rain gave rise to many contemplative locations. This classic view held sway for me for quite some time as I paused to reflect on the evolution of these hollows from innumerable floods such as this...

Blood Moon
February 2019

The Full Blood Moon

A frigid night yet powerful emotive forces were at work. I silently watched and gathered periodic captures as the Earth's shadow shrouded the moon...

Christmas Eve Adventures
December 2018

An early morning hiking adventure to Parish Rocks.

Val and I researched this location and with the expert advice of local friend and neighbor, Aaron Fox, we trekked here with no problems...

Dual Wonders
January 2019
November 2018

An easy stroll allowed us to gather in this visual expression of nature's wonder here in the Hocking Hills.

This is one of the easier hikes in the area. A mostly flat paved path meanders down the middle of Conkle's Hollow amid towering Black Hand sandstone walls above...

Subterranean Plunge
November 2018

A circuitous route, slippery slopes, a bit of rappelling and we finally discovered an amazing and beautiful plunge Falls. This place typifies how the grandeur of the Hocking Hills evolved over eons...

Lake Hope Reflections
October 2018

Dawn at Lake Hope - A Reflection

An early morning drive led us to an outstanding dawn with no wind. The lakes' surface allowed perfect mirrored reflections and gave Mother Nature expressive moments to show off her finery...

Fall Impression
October 2018

Fall Impression

Our morning journey was roundabout but ended here as a thick fog was no match for the rising sun's glow.

Nostalgic Perfection
October 2018

The morning atmosphere was impeccable as the fall glow illuminated this classic covered bridge. 



Airplane Dawn

Val and I hiked up in the pre-dawn light to watch the full moon descend and consider the sunrise over the hollow. Thursday, October 25, 2018


Yesterday - Fall In the Hills
Monday, October 22, 2018

Early morning Fall Dawn in the Hocking Hills - A hoar frost crisp day.

Will You Be Mine?
October 12th, 2018

 DustyBlues was pleased to have been selected to surreptitiously capture this magic moment when Jeff surprised Stacie with a marriage proposal. Some days the world is just right!

All the best to the newly engaged couple!!


Unleashing Creativity
July 22, 2018

“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last, you create what you will” – George Bernard Shaw

This Journal give some sense of the  artistic development process as one evolves an awareness of creativity...

Emotional Qualities
May 1st, 2018

As we developed a knowledge of our inner worlds of mind, consciousness, perceptions, feeling, instincts, and expressions the thought occurred: "What would the inner brain/mind appear like when experiencing various emotional states?" How would a microscopic view of the neurons firing and the wash of chemical reactions appear? What creativity and inspiration is required to develop images digitally that often gave rise to these same emotions and bring about compositions from these, depicting our perceptual world of emotions and feelings? After several years of contemplation and efforts,we have developed our constructs of these in this portfolio...