Closing night: Water & Wood 2017

Closing night: Water & Wood 2017 by Janice Nigro The evening started off right, even though I was going solo. When asked at the entrance, I announced like a kid that I was an artist and pointed enthusiastically to my work on the wall. If I was reluctant before, I no longer was at calling... Continue Reading →

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A funny thing happened at Water & Wood I

A funny thing happened at Water & Wood I by Janice Nigro Fate was at work already within minutes of my arrival at the opening. A woman standing next to me last Saturday night said, “I couldn’t be further from being an artist.” “What makes you say that?” I asked. “I am a scientist,” she answered. I smiled.... Continue Reading →

When your passport is an open book

When your passport is an open book by Janice Nigro We always traveled, but it was not until my youngest brother was old enough that we needed passports to do so. I was already a teenager at that point. Although I don’t remember much about the first passport, I clearly remember the reason for it-a... Continue Reading →

What made me do it…

What made me do it… by Janice Nigro Taking a look back at my first underwater photographs, I wonder what made me think I should keep on taking them. Now they make me laugh. It was a good thing that I only showed them to other people who had not seen very many underwater photographs either.... Continue Reading →

The dead hats society

The dead hats society by Janice Nigro I wasn’t one for wearing hats until one day at a meeting in San Diego for cancer research. It was terribly warm and very sunny (I was living on the foggy side of San Francisco), and I thought, I need a hat. It was easy to find a... Continue Reading →

That’s an animal?

That’s an animal? by Janice Nigro There is still debate about where (and how) life began, on land or in the sea? Wherever it started, it feels as if the process is still taking place underwater. Evolution seems to be actively at work in the sea, making seemingly bad experiments into ones that produce results. You have... Continue Reading →

loving to night dive

Loving to night dive by Janice Nigro It has all of the elements of a good thriller. It’s night, it takes place under water, and wildlife is all around. Yes, I am talking about the night dive. I am not into scaring myself; I don’t like horror flicks or roller coaster rides, but I do love... Continue Reading →

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