All my life I have been drawn to water and its surroundings: the Atlantic on the Jersey shore, the Schuylkill River in southeastern Pennsylvania, the Great Lakes Michigan and Superior, and for more than thirty years the Pacific along the Oregon coast and the rivers, streams, and wetlands that feed her. While this fascination with water and the places and creatures it touches is philosophical and spiritual, my work in photography is driven by the details that emerge from the visual aesthetic I encounter when looking at and into water in its various forms—still water, flowing water, rain or snow, fog and cloud.
The images in this site reveal what I see as I walk along one or another shoreline.


Prints available here:
Russell Tomlin | Photography

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Shadows Before Night on Flickr.
Water Lilies Almost Aloof on Flickr.
Night Reaches to the Last of the Sun on Flickr.
Two Water Lilies on Flickr.

Two Water Lilies on Flickr.

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Pacific Sunset | One Cup of Wine for Tu Fu on Flickr.
Wetlands Dreaming on Flickr.
I walk these wetlands by the Oregon coast and see life dreaming in the water below.

Wetlands Dreaming on Flickr.

I walk these wetlands by the Oregon coast and see life dreaming in the water below.

Water Lily on Flickr.

Water Lily on Flickr.

Small Storm in Anger on Flickr.
Abstract: Untitled on Flickr.
Always Something Watching on Flickr.
This time the soul of a deer

Always Something Watching on Flickr.

This time the soul of a deer

Darkwater Still with Lilies on Flickr.
Abstract: Purples with Black on Flickr.
Pacific Tricolor on Flickr.

Pacific Tricolor on Flickr.

Abstract Realism: Shield Maiden on Flickr.