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.
I have always been intrigued with photos of the stars. So I kept an eye on the weather for a few days, found a night that was going to be clear and ventured out to try to capture some myself. I had to wait until the moon had set, so I decided to get up … Continue reading Milky Way and Early Sunrise