Originally from New York City, ROBERT BHARDA (WARD) has lived in the Seattle area where for the last 35 years he has specialized in vintage photographica as a profession, everything from salt prints to poloroids As a visual artist, his work has appeared in numerous publications in the U.S. and abroad with images current on the covers of Naugatuck River Review and Blue Five Notebook, inside Conclave 8, and 6 additional color images in the current on-line issue of Cahoodahoodaling. Another 5 images are scheduled to appear in Blue Fifth in July. 

Also a writer, his poetry, fiction and critical reviews have appeared in The North American Review, Northwest Review, Shenandoah, Quarterly West, Willow Springs, ACM, Cutbank, Fine Madness, Kansas Quarterly, Yellow Silk, Poets On, and many others including anthologies, and are forthcoming in on-line Blue Fifth

These “Quanta Smears” were composed from templates comprised entirely of natural/organic elements: flowers, leaves, berries, cones, seashells, stones, mushrooms, grasses, et al. 
Memories of You
Manhattan Bodega
Private Dick
Spring Lambs