One of my biggest challenges as an photographer is recognizing a good photo opportunity when I see it. Sometimes I feel like I need to go to some exotic or remote place to shoot great photography. However, I have found that there is beauty in all of creation. There really isn't anything exotic or remote … Continue reading There’s Beauty Everywhere
Bougainvillea is a flowering bush that grows in subtropical climates. They can have many different colors of blooms including pink, white, orange, purple or yellow. Sometimes the leaves are variegated, as seen in this photo. They are beautiful to look at, but don't get too close. Each branch has many large thorns on it. Sometimes, … Continue reading Thorny and Beautiful, Yet Not a Rose
I snapped this photo one morning as I was leaving my house. The bare tree branches in the background are partially obscured by the fog, making it difficult to see how tall they really are. I hung the swing from the big Hackberry Tree not long after we moved in and my kids have enjoyed … Continue reading Backyard Fog
Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis is a great place to visit and relax. Even though it is somewhat close to the urbanization of Indianapolis, it offers a relatively quiet reprieve from the bustle of the city streets. I visited there recently to try to capture some of the spring colors as they were emerging. … Continue reading A Day at Fort Harrison
Canon EOS 6D, EF24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, 1/640 at f/5.6 ISO 400 I photographed this frog on Easter Sunday near a landscape pond. This image has been cropped to zoom it in and I added some vignetting in Lightroom. I like being able to see the detail in the frog's eye.