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Photos of the Week - A walk in the park

July 26, 2017 - Sunday was a good day. I had finally finished going through all my CONvergence photos and decided to reward myself with...
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Photos of the Week - At the Arboretum

June 16, 2017 - I didn't realize until I started writing this that it has been a full month since my last posting here. Sorry about the...
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Photos of the Week - Playing with Orchids

February 08, 2017 - There's a new orchid display up at the Arboretum. This is a good thing, not only because they are a fun and varied flowe...
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Photos of the Week - Extreme Close-Up

January 30, 2017 - Macro - a lens that allows you to shoot at a 1:1 ratio or greater Close-Up - a photograph that shows all or part of a s...
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Photos of the Week - Snapshot vs. Photo

January 19, 2017 - There are a lot of clichés that photographers use when describing what happens when you trip the shutter on your camera.
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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 - Spring Perennials

March 28, 2016 - Since I started taking photos many years ago, I've slowly learned to recognize things that I previously couldn't identif...
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Photos of the Week - Time to Experiment

February 09, 2016 - I'm really not a huge fan of being out in the cold. I know..."So why are you living in Minnesota?" - as if that were...
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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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Photo of the Week - Spring at Last

March 30, 2015 - As I said a week or two ago, there are certain signs that Spring has arrived. My favorite (outside warmer weather) are w...
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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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Photos of the Week - 1/15/2015

January 16, 2015 - Winter is a weird time. It is cold and white outside, warm and colorful inside. At least, that's what it's like in Minne...
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Photo of the Day - 11/18/2014

November 18, 2014 - Sorry I haven't posted anything for a week or so, but life has gotten in the way. So, here's a macro shot of an orchid.
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Photo of the Day - 11/10/2014

November 10, 2014 - There's snow on the ground. And ice on top of the snow. And more to come overnight. I don't want winter yet. Not for an...
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Photo of the Day - 10/22/2014

October 22, 2014 - It's one of those days where I don't want to think too hard. This is especially true when it came to selecting a photo f...
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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 - 10/14/2014

October 14, 2014 - Here are the third set of photos I'm thinking about submitting. All of them are a dahlia. What I'm wondering is whether...
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Photo of the Day - 10/5/2014

October 05, 2014 - It is cold and dreary. I'm already missing summer, which was last weekend. So, to feel warmer, I'm offering this image o...
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Photo of the Day - 9/7/2014

September 07, 2014 - Here's another flower from the Arboretum. This one is called an Angel's Trumpet and is probably a foot long (if not a bi...
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Photo of the Day - 9/6/2014

September 06, 2014 - After I posted yesterday's photo, I got to thinking (always a bad thing, I know). Part of what I really liked in the dah...
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Photo of the Day - 9/5/2014

September 05, 2014 - Here's another dahlia shot from teh Arboretum. The colors drew me instantly and I had fun composing (getting the two flo...
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Photo of the Day - 8/31/2014

August 31, 2014 - I was out at the Arboretum earlier and got some good shots. Those will be up in the next couple days. And, the dahlias...
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Photo of the Day - 7/14/2014

July 14, 2014 - This isn't what you think it is. Or, maybe it is. What I mean is that it isn't a dandelion. This flower is called a Goa...
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Photo of the Day - 7/8/2014

July 08, 2014 - I'm sure it's no surprise to anyone who has read any of these posts (especially in the past week) that I am a fan of sci...
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Photo of the Day - 7/1/2014

July 01, 2014 - I'm not sure what the term is for when the eye an image of something where there really isn't one. I had thought it was...
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Photo of the Day - 6/22/2014

June 22, 2014 - One of the biggest problems photographers can run into is repetition. There are subjects you shoot frequently and freque...
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Photo of the Day - 6/16/2014

June 16, 2014 - Well, it's happened again. Back on 5/22 I talked about how this was the first year I'd ever seen a jack-in-the-pulpit at...
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Photo of the Day - 6/15/2014

June 15, 2014 - I don't remember the first time I decided to try shooting flowers from the back, but it may have been this one here. Thi...
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Photo of the Day - 6/13/2014

June 13, 2014 - The image below is a "Bumblebee Deelite" iris. It was taken down at the Arboretum last week and is another one where I u...
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Photo of the Day - 6/10/2014

June 10, 2014 - I think Prairie Smoke is one of the more interesting wildflowers out there. All wispy filament flapping in the breeze....
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Photo of the Day - 6/4/2014

June 04, 2014 - In Minnesota, at least, the columbine is one of the more ubiquitous wildflowers of spring. They grow all over the place,...
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Photo of the Day - 5/30/2014

May 30, 2014 - As I've been mentioning frequently (too frequently?), there is a lot to see at the Arboretum these days. Today's photo i...
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Photo of the Day - 5/22/2014

May 22, 2014 - If I have anything that can be called a "go to" place to make photos, it is probably Lone Lake. I've been shooting there...
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