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First Light

I set out this morning to photograph one of the water towers in my home town. It is located on the edge of town and can be seen peering out from a small wooded area that seems to have framed … Continue reading

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Sun Touched

The weather has turned here in Northern Illinois, and fall is upon us. Yesterday we had our first frost of the season. It will definitely help speed up the process of the leaves making their yearly change. The was not … Continue reading

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Still Growing

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve had some pretty foggy mornings. I’ve been trying to get a photo of one of my favorite trees in the heavy fog. The tree is in a bit of a valley so I’m … Continue reading

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Sunrise from the Oak

It’s rainy again today. The fall colors are just starting to show. I thought I would share one of the sunrise shots I took before taking the Mini Rainbow from yesterday’s post. Have a wonderful weekend!

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Mini Rainbow

I hung around a local forest preserve after sunrise the other day to do some exploring. On my way back to my vehicle, with very wet feet I might add, I was treated to this mini rainbow. The weather has … Continue reading

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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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Wandering New Places

The clouds rolled in quicker than I had hoped they would yesterday, and I wasn’t able to get the photo that I was trying for. Instead, I went deep into the woods at a forest preserve that I had never … Continue reading

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Can’t Please Them All

Have any of you wondered why a particular photo doesn’t seem to do as well as others when it comes to “likes” or things of that nature? A couple of years ago I went on a photo walk with my … Continue reading

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Butterfly #2

Here is another butterfly shot that I took while on vacation with my wife. We spent a couple of hours at a butterfly aviary. It was a great time.

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