The Image Collector

Images found and collected in my neighborhood
and in my travels around the world.
These are all original photos, not reblogs.

If you want archival prints of them,
The Image Collector Gallery is located at
417 N. 4th Ave., Tucson, AZ
Please drop by any time!
I also accept paypal. Let me know what
you want and we can email.

David Scott Moyer

Death And Failure

Image

In 2005, dikes along the Colorado were breached by heavy rains, and water flooded into the Salton Sink, site of an ancient sea.  The entire flow of the River was channeled into the valley until the construction of Hoover Dam enabled flood control.  The Salton Sea was stocked with game fish and became a popular recreation site for many years, but gradually became more and more salty due to lack…

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Excuse Me!

"Can’t you see I’m busy here?"  The desert is blooming all over the place right now.  Weeks ahead of schedule, confused by the mild Winter and early Spring.

Excuse Me!

"Can’t you see I’m busy here?"  The desert is blooming all over the place right now.  Weeks ahead of schedule, confused by the mild Winter and early Spring.

Lucky Find

Walking to have coffee at a friend’s house when this caught my eye.  A round adobe window is rare in itself, but the colors in the plaid sheet set it off perfectly for the perfect storm of color, texture, and form.

Lucky Find

Walking to have coffee at a friend’s house when this caught my eye.  A round adobe window is rare in itself, but the colors in the plaid sheet set it off perfectly for the perfect storm of color, texture, and form.

Don’t Try This At Home!

It seemed like a good idea at the time.  I needed to make an 8’ long flush cut through 1/2” plywood and i didn’t want to buy a Dremel, so I cleverly bought a 4 1/2” blade that would fit on my angle grinder. 

Don’t Try This At Home!

It seemed like a good idea at the time.  I needed to make an 8’ long flush cut through 1/2” plywood and i didn’t want to buy a Dremel, so I cleverly bought a 4 1/2” blade that would fit on my angle grinder. 

The Trajectory Of Life

Generational links fascinate me.  This is a 99 year old Cuban woman and her 9 month old great granddaughter in Havana. 

The Trajectory Of Life

Generational links fascinate me.  This is a 99 year old Cuban woman and her 9 month old great granddaughter in Havana. 

A Window To The Past

Ancient places and people have always had a powerful effect on me.  There is something about being in a place like Chaco Canyon (pictured above) that makes time palpable. 

A Window To The Past

Ancient places and people have always had a powerful effect on me.  There is something about being in a place like Chaco Canyon (pictured above) that makes time palpable. 

Spring Is Springing

An abnormally warm and dry winter this year, but this prickly pear is on a drip system, so it doesn’t know we are in a drought. 

Spring Is Springing

An abnormally warm and dry winter this year, but this prickly pear is on a drip system, so it doesn’t know we are in a drought. 

Desert Willow

People from the North and East like to say “I prefer the see the change of seasons” when I talk about 80 degree weather in March. 

Desert Willow

People from the North and East like to say “I prefer the see the change of seasons” when I talk about 80 degree weather in March. 

Look

Look.  Really look.  How many times have you been driving home in the afternoon and suddenly realized that you missed the sunset? 

Look

Look.  Really look.  How many times have you been driving home in the afternoon and suddenly realized that you missed the sunset? 

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I don’t use Facebook socially except for playing Scrabble.  I have, however, started a new page for my photography over there in case you are interested in seeing more images.  It consists now mostly of photos of local musicians, but I plan to expand it to portraits of people I have taken around the world.  Who knows where it will go beyond that.  Here’s a link if you want to go like it: David…

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Bird On A Wire

Like a bird on the wire, Like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free.

Bird On A Wire

Like a bird on the wire, Like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free.