Tag Archives: Nature Photography

Reaching for Light

I enjoy my time wandering in the woodlands. Even on days when the lighting doesn’t cooperate with my desire to find wonderful compositions.¬† The fog had already started to burn off when I came across this tree soaking up the … Continue reading

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Orange Fungi

The weather has been a little crummy lately, keeping me from capturing magical light in the pre-dawn hour. I decided to head out to a forest preserve that I haven’t been to in quite some time. It was damp and … Continue reading

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Butterfly #3

Here is another butterfly photo that I took while my wife and I were on vacation in Branson MO.

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White Wildflower

I see these white wildflowers occasionally during the summer. I have yet to take the time to identify them. Sometimes I like to just look at the flowers and not take up a lot of time searching to find their … Continue reading

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MM 2-19

Love at first sight? This black-eyed susan appears to be involved with the neighboring thistle. Each week Leanne Cole hosts Monochrome Madness over on her blog. It has been a lot of fun to participate in this challenge even if … Continue reading

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Black-eyed Susan in Early Morning Light

Thought I would drop in long enough to leave this photograph before work. The black-eyed susans have started to bloom. Enjoy!

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American Redstart

I believe that this is a female¬† American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla). I’m not 100% sure, it looks like it may be a juvenile. It’s still a little fuzzy. I finally had a beautiful weekend off of work and had some … Continue reading

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Bird Sitting on Birdhouse

As I said yesterday I took several photographs of this little bird. Clearly it was watching me also. I was attracted to the shininess of the blue feathers. Have a great day!

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MM 2-16

I took several photos of this bird sitting on its house. Usually they are flying around so fast you can get a shot of them. The sunlight was hitting it just right and the blue was nice and bright. I … Continue reading

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MM 2-12

When I took this photograph I was very hopeful that it would work well in B&W. This bunch of wildflowers was in the shade of the forest canopy so I tried using my pop-up flash to give some highlights. As … Continue reading

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