digital photo (black-and-white filter applied)
This leaf is a beautiful red in the color version, but the artist I’m quoting was doing mostly black-and-white photography (or at least not the vivid color this is) so I thought I’d tone down the color for this purpose. Perhaps I’ll share the original version at some point.
Photographer/artist Dolie Thompson was living in far western Iowa near the Loess Hills when I interviewed her. I found her to be quiet yet strong, much like her artwork.