Normal Skies / November 2020

I’ve assigned myself a November project. I hope to shoot and post a new photograph each day with the sky being featured prominently.

The goal: do it all in black and white with a normal focal length lens.

For most of this year, the sky has been all but absent in my viewfinder. At times, the lens presents an irresistible route to meaning, and for me that path has been found not much further than at arm’s length.

As I prepare to focus on larger landscapes it’s hard not to see a secondary view. We’re all yearning, it seems, for a different flow of life. Here in the United States that wish is fully entangled in the relentlessness of the Covid crisis, and the chaos of a national election. My hope is that these thirty photographs will be a very small part of a return to the normal skies.