Stitching along Tioga Road in Yosemite


This summer 2018, we entered Yosemite from the East and had a wonderful slow drive along CA-120 with many stops to walk and sit and enjoy the majestic nature. After the trip, some of my photographs were printed on sateen, then I stitched them by hand and machine, and finally stretched them onto wooden stretcher bars so thatchy are ready to be hung on your wall.

Many of them are currently on display in the Camelot Gallery, 225 Broad St., Nevada City, CA 95959 Tel: +1.530.265-4682. The introductory retail price is based on $1 per square inch, which means a 10x14” stitched image or art quilt = $140; the small 8x8” squares are $64.


Tioga Pass


Tioga Lake - Words from Ansel Adams come to mind: “When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.”


Lembert Dome


The Rock of Lembert Dome - This reminds me of Lewis Carroll: “ What makes the sky such a darling blue? … It is love.”


Tree growing out of rocks


Toulumne Meadows - A thought by Confucius: “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.”


Tenaya Lake - Ansel Adams: I believe photography is a tool to express our positive assessment of the world. A tool to acquire ultimate happiness and belief.


Pink flowers along Tioga Road - Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. ~ Hans Christian Andersen


The back of the "Pink Flowers"showing stitching and gallery-wrapped wooden frame.


A mountain along Tioga Road - Life is your art. An open, aware heart is your camera. A oneness with your world is your film. Your bright eyes, your easy smile is your museum. ~ Ansel Adams

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