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One of my photos is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Cell Chemical Biology. The article describes research into metformin, a drug derived from the French lilac (Galega officinalis), for the treatment of breast cancer. The research was done at the University of Minnesota, and was sponsored in part by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. This is especially meaningful to me because my grandmother was a cancer research scientist. 0 comments

Another Sky - Salt Lake City

by RonaBlack , November 14, 2017—12:00 AM

Topics: Reflections, abstract, art, bright, photograph, urban

An urban abstract photograph of bright reflections of the sun and sky in puddles on concrete, left after an afternoon rainstorm.

The Salt Lake City Sports Complex served as the official training venue for the 2002 Winter Olympics. It's open year-round and I am lucky to be able to skate there almost every day. Last week I took a few photos while my teacher and I were fooling around. Processed in black and white to accentuate the sense of motion and the resulting ice spray.

Topography of Rust

by RonaBlack , January 22, 2016—12:00 AM

Topics: abstract, art, decay, photography, rust

The art of decay. This abstract photograph is a close-up of a rusted ledge… Continue reading…

This colorful abstract artwork began as a close-up photograph of the inside of a seashell. During the month of November, a stretched canvas print of Magic Shell 2 will be offered at a promotional price. For details, click:

An abstract of colorful graffiti art (with a hanging pair of black and white bmx shoes) at the Undercroft skateboarding space under Festival Hall at the Southbank Centre in London. Art prints are available on canvas, acrylic, paper and aluminum: 0 comments

Taken on the rooftop of the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. 0 comments

Here is another look at Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles. Taken in the lobby of the third floor. I love the warmth of the woods and how they visually echo the sounds of the strings in the concert hall. 0 comments

Globe thistle (echinops bannaticus) at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City, Utah. 0 comments

The Edge of Night is an abstract photograph of Salt Lake City light at sunset. 2 comments