Monthly Archives: September 2014

Pumkinseed Sunfish Portrait

Not everyone can afford fancy underwater photography equipment, or have enough time to hone the skills required for this discipline.  While I am exploring the possibility for getting environmental shots with a GoPro Hero it will be difficult to impossible … Continue reading

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Sun Rising Over The Lake

Photographers spend a lot of time waiting for the sun to rise.  The so-called “magic hour,” when light can range from good to awe-inspiring, is often considered to be 1/2 hour before and a 1/2 hour after sunset.  On a … Continue reading

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Lakeside Trail

 I paused to take this photo of a hiking trail winding through Red Pines along a northern Wisconsin Lake.  There is very little underbrush, and roots sticking out of the dirt to trip you up on this short section of … Continue reading

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Sometimes a Below Average Photo is Still a Great Photo

I pour over my images for hours endlessly saying this photo or that one isn’t good enough to share, what will people think if I put out this mediocre work.  However, not all photography has to be on Ansel Adams … Continue reading

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Bur Oak in Black and White

Bur Oak trees are one of my favorite trees and this individual is perhaps my favorite, probably because it is a big stately tree near my home in Oshkosh, WI.  It rises in an athletic field called East Hall Field. … Continue reading

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Campfire Glow

Camping is one of my favorite activities because it gives me many excuses to do other things that I love like hiking, exploring, photography and sitting around the campfire.   There is something primal about the sight of dancing flames, … Continue reading

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Farm Sunset

While returning from a hiking trip I decided to take a few photos of rural Winnebago County, WI late in the day.  As the started to set I thought it would be nice to get a silhouette of farm with … Continue reading

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