jemspark.

Original photography, poetry & digital art devoted to observing beauty everywhere, even in often overlooked everyday places.


If I owned a hill, I would want it to look a little something like this…

If I owned a hill, I would want it to look a little something like this…

— 12 hours ago with 5 notes
#hill  #wild flowers  #lake Calhoun  #minneapolis  #my photography  #iphonography  #photography 
 
 

Parade Seating

Someone REALLY likes parades to have gotten here with chairs and rope over 3 hours early!

— 13 hours ago with 6 notes
#torchlight parade  #minneapolis  #hennepin avenue  #seating  #my photography  #iphonography  #photography  #black and white 
 
 
Here is my obligatory shot of the sunset by the lake yesterday…

Here is my obligatory shot of the sunset by the lake yesterday…

— 1 day ago with 7 notes
#lake Calhoun  #minneapolis  #sunset  #my photography  #iphonography  #photography  #clouds 
 
 
Hee hee!  

I was scaring/annoying ducks all night long…

Hee hee!

I was scaring/annoying ducks all night long…

— 1 day ago with 5 notes
#lake calhoun  #ducks  #bench  #minneapolis  #my photography  #iphonography  #photography  #black and white 
 
 

The Invasion

(a) The landing
(b) Exploring/the discovery of an apparently hostile inhabitant (me)
(c) A hasty retreat

Lol. That was a delight.

— 1 day ago with 4 notes
#lake Calhoun  #duck  #invasion  #minneapolis  #boats  #my photography  #iphonography  #photography 
 
 

This is simply the remnants of my banana chocolate shake. And I think it’s beautiful… Fluid dynamics are cool!

— 1 day ago with 4 notes
#shake  #glass  #streaks  #fluid dynamics  #my photography  #iphonography  #photography  #black and white 
 
 
I love how in one small view of the world there can be so much complexity and layers for the eye to consume, yet also simplicity in the layers’ clean geometric structures, emitting a sense of order and harmony.

I love how in one small view of the world there can be so much complexity and layers for the eye to consume, yet also simplicity in the layers’ clean geometric structures, emitting a sense of order and harmony.

— 2 days ago with 4 notes
#minneapolis  #street photography  #bridge  #freeway  #target field  #complexity  #simplicity  #geometry  #city  #my photography  #iphonography  #photography  #black and white  #skyway 
 
 

I don’t know if this moped is a good one or not (however you typically judge moped goodness), but I was intrigued by its Asian inspired flair…

— 2 days ago with 6 notes
#moped  #asian style  #street photography  #my photography  #iphonography  #photography  #black and white 
 
 
The canoes were miffed that the sailboats got all the action this morning since it was so windy…

The canoes were miffed that the sailboats got all the action this morning since it was so windy…

— 3 days ago with 52 notes
#lake Calhoun  #minneapolis  #canoes  #my photography  #iphonography  #photography  #black and white 
 
 
Neighborhood bylaws require portable rubber rooms for gatherings that include more than 40 children or in cases of more than 20 children who have access to a dessert table.

Neighborhood bylaws require portable rubber rooms for gatherings that include more than 40 children or in cases of more than 20 children who have access to a dessert table.

— 3 days ago with 2 notes
#bouncy castle  #neighborhood  #party  #bylaws  #my photography  #iphonography  #photography  #black and white  #children  #kids  #rubber room