Up through the tears

Greeting Cards

J. M. Golding

San Francisco, United States

  • Product
  • Product
  • Available
  • Artist

Sizing Information

Small Greeting Card Large Greeting Card Postcard
4" x 6" 5" x 7.5" 4" x 6"


  • Custom printed for pretty much every special thing there is
  • Digitally printed cards on heavyweight stock
  • Uncoated blank interior provides a superior writing surface
  • Each card comes with a kraft envelope for mailing or gifting

- Reviews

Home Decor


Artist's Description

One autumn, fire ravaged over 3,000 acres of mountain wilderness in northern California. Seemingly against all odds, the following spring brought rare wildflowers to the area. Known as “fire followers,” these flowers only grow in the aftermath of an exceptionally hot fire, occurring perhaps once or twice in a person’s lifetime. Where there had been desolation, there was now hope and joy – mirrored in this unique, if ephemeral beauty that could only come into existence because of destruction.

I made this photograph in the burn area during the second spring, as I returned to witness the landscape continuing to recover, and the wildflowers return. These pale pink mariposa lilies bloom in their delicate beauty, in the presence of charred tree trunks.

I made this photograph on expired color film, using a vintage Mamiyaflex twin-lens reflex camera.

For more work, please see FallingThroughTheLens.blogspot.com.

desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

10% off

for joining the Redbubble mailing list

Receive exclusive deals and awesome artist news and content right to your inbox. Free for your convenience.