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2019 - A Year of Few Photos

December 28, 2019 - This has been one of those years that will be celebrated more by its ending than for anything that happened during the y...
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2018 - Photo Year in Review

December 31, 2018 - Hi all, It's time again for my annual review of my favorite photos of the past year. And this year it is really kinda h...
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A Day for the Birds

August 27, 2018 - It started as many other days had. I was in the mood to go take some pictures, so I grabbed my camera and headed over to...
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Photos of the Week - Winter's End

March 27, 2017 - I was over at Lone Lake last week, hoping that the bald eagles would be back. If they are, they weren't hanging around w...
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Photos of the Week - Year in Review

December 28, 2016 - I've been going through images I've taken this year and the predominant theme seems to be wish fulfillment. First, ther...
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Photos of the Week - Moral Quandry

November 14, 2016 - Last week I was out at Lone Lake, wandering around as usual and taking some pictures. When I arrived I notice that the m...
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Photos of the Week - Around Lake Harriet

November 07, 2016 - Wow! I knew it has been a while since I last posted something but truly didn't realize it has been over a month. Sorry a...
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Photos of the Week - Sometimes you get lucky!

September 12, 2016 - Sunday was one of those perfect days in the year. Temperature in the mid-70s, not too humid, occasional breeze. One of t...
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Photos of the Week - Another one for the Birds

April 05, 2016 - Bald eagles are pranksters. Here's how I know. Sunday was REALLY nice. Maybe a bit windy, but sunny and warmer than i...
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Photos of the Week - Submission

October 20, 2015 - I took a photography class back in late 2006 that later led to the creation of the Arboretum Photographers Society (a st...
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Quick poll

October 09, 2015 - I am going to be submitting some photos later in the month for a juried show in January. The theme of the show is "Macro...
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Photos of the Week - What I Learned This Week

October 07, 2015 - I learned a bunch of stuff already this week. Before yesterday, I had only seen wood ducks in the spring and summ...
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Photos of the Week - Find something new

September 28, 2015 - This past weekend was The Raptor Center's fall release. I love attending these. There's a thrill to getting up close and...
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Photos of the Week - Heron

September 10, 2015 - This past Monday was a gorgeous; sunny and warm without being too hot. So, I decided to go down to the Arboretum and see...
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Photos of the Week - What's in that tree?

July 21, 2015 - Here's a story from a month ago, give or take a bit. I was walking around Lone Lake without a camera (which is almost...
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Photos of the Week - New Art Gallery opening

June 22, 2015 - Special thanks go to my friend Doug for mentioning this to me. There's a new art gallery in St. Paul that opens its d...
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Photo of the Week - 1-2-3...Awwwww

May 26, 2015 - Something cute, because I feel like it.
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Photos of the Week - Hairless Raptor

May 05, 2015 - Continuing with shots from Lake Calhoun a couple of weeks ago... I was walking around the lake and someone mentioned...
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Photo of the Week - Just for fun

April 28, 2015 - I took this a couple of weeks ago because it amused me. It still does.
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Photos of the Week - Flock of Coots

April 20, 2015 - Last week I went for a walk at Lake Calhoun. The weather was gorgeous. I brought my camera (of course) hoping that some...
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Photos of the Week - Eliminate distractions

February 15, 2015 - One of my goals when I go out shooting it to make the best possible image. I want the composition to be solid. I don't w...
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Photo of the Week - 1/7/2015

January 07, 2015 - Happy New Year to all! This year's juried show at the Arboretum should be up soon (if not already). It showcases 24 ima...
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Photo of the Week - 12/31/2014

December 31, 2014 - It's the last day of the year, and that generally means you need to find an appropriate way to wrap up/summarize the yea...
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Photo of the Day - 11/27/2014

November 27, 2014 - Happy Thanksgiving to all!
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Photo of the Day - 11/6/2014

November 06, 2014 - Here's the last of the bird photos I took a week or two ago. This one was fun and interesting. The heron started out ou...
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Photo of the Day - 11/5/2014

November 05, 2014 - This is probably the best shot I've ever made of a crow. Not just because it is flying (which certainly makes it fun), b...
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Photo of the Day - 11/3/2014

November 03, 2014 - I was out at Lake Calhoun just over a week ago, enjoying the weather and hoping to catch part of the winter bird migrati...
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Photo of the Day - 10/27/2014

October 27, 2014 - Some things just make me smile. It doesn't matter how often I've seen them; there's jus something about it that I find a...
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Photos of the Day - 10/16/2014

October 16, 2014 - Here's the final set of photos I'm thinking about submitting for the January juried show. Unlike the previous sets, thes...
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Photos of the Day - 10/9/2014

October 09, 2014 - The photo club to which I belong (and helped start) has a juried show in January for which I can submit up to 5 images (...
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Photos of the Day - 10/1/2014

October 01, 2014 - While I took (and have uploaded) more photos from Saturday's Raptor Release, these are the last couple I'll be blog post...
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Photo of the Day - 9/29/2014

September 29, 2014 - The Fall Raptor Release on Saturday was a blast. The weather was incredible. The birds were active. And, watching the re...
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Photos of the Day - 9/26/2014

September 26, 2014 - The Raptor Center's Fall Raptor Release is tomorrow. I understand there will be releases at 11:30 and 2:30. I HIGHLY rec...
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Photo of the Day - 9/22/2014

September 22, 2014 - A couple of years ago I succeeded in getting all my ducks in a row.
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Photos of the Day -9/21/2014

September 21, 2014 - One of the real advantages to using digital over film is the fact that it doesn't cost anything to capture an image. Thi...
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Photo of the Day - 9/19/2014

September 19, 2014 - You know those online quizzes? The ones that include questions like "What superpower would you want?" For me, it has nev...
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Photos of the Day - 9/17/2014

September 17, 2014 - I spent an hour or two yesterday going through older photos to find ones I hadn't gotten around to uploading for some re...
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Photo of the Day - 9/16/2014

September 16, 2014 - Mallards are ubiquitous. If you ask someone to describe a duck, they'll probably describe a mallard. In fact, mallards a...
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Photo of the Day - 9/10/2014

September 10, 2014 - Here's a new wild turkey photo. It got me wondering...when does something get so ugly it is cute? I look at a turkey's f...
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Photo of the Day - 8/7/2014

August 07, 2014 - There is some debate over this image of a cedar waxwing. Below is how I took it and prefer to view the image. Some colle...
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Photo of the Day - 7/20/2014

July 20, 2014 - Here's a photo of a green heron who just caught a fish. And yes, it is a green heron even though I have never seen any g...
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Photo of the Day - 6/11/2014

June 11, 2014 - I like photographing birds. They're colorful. They're alive. And they can fly. Capturing birds in flight is a real chal...
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Photo of the Day - 6/5/2014

June 05, 2014 - Did you know that Orange was not a color (at least in English) until the 1500s? It's true (at least according to the int...
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Photo of the Day - 5/12/2014

May 12, 2014 - This has proven to be a great year for making bird photos (at least for me). There were the ones I've commented about fr...
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