A lovely giant chunk of smokey quartz at the Perot Museum in Dallas. Smokey quartz is not one of my favorite crystals, but it can be very pretty in its own way. For those of you interested in crystal healing, it may be of interest to know that smokey quartz is helpful in keeping your…

Crystal Caves

The mineral exhibit had a really neat portion where they had a crystal cave in the wall that you could look through and there was a projection of a man in the cave talking about giant crystals. I took a picture of the guy, but then discovered taking pictures of the crystal points looked even…

Planet Krypton

My favorite stop on our vacation was the Minerals exhibit at the Perot Museum. We spent literally like over an hour in there and I photographed pretty much every specimen. They were really remarkable and large and breathtaking. This was one of the more interesting looking specimens. I think it’s some kind of quartz, but…

TBT: Crystalline

For tonight’s Throwback Thursday, I’m sharing a photo I never uploaded this blog. It’s from 2011, taken with my old d3000 and 85mm macro lens. I used to go around finding all kinds of stuff to photograph simply because I was so excited to have a DSLR and macro lens. My life was complete.


Playing with focus.   You may NOT use this work outside of the viewing pleasure of this blog. Thank you!