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On the fourth of July I went out to photograph the sky and stayed out long enough to see the first fireworks.
This start of the Interesting Fourth of July Project has been put off one day due to poor organization in the studio. And also I got to go out and drink coffee and photograph to different kinds of dragonflies in … Continue reading
Met a superhero at Menards on Memorial Day. Code Name: Super Spark Fountain. I suppose “Emits Showers of Sparks” counts as a superpower. Plus he can fly, if the documentation of a fireworks package can be trusted.
Here in the US Midwest, this tall, fast growing tree with its distinctive leaves is a familiar presence in residential landscapes in almost every suburb and small town. Its common name is “tulip tree,” but you have to be paying … Continue reading
A hanging lucky elephant and a tilted gutter transform an old house with gingerbread decorations into a Midwestern pagoda. The real world is Kekionga is the real world. (Street photography with the “wrong” lens– the 100mm macro on a flower … Continue reading
I’m personally not 100% sure that everything’s OK. But if you can’t believe a tree stump, a pile of wood chips, some rocks and some dandelions, a set of wrought iron lawn furniture, and a purple house with matching garage, … Continue reading
There is an old grape vine in the scrub at the edge of the vacant lot behind the post office substation. My cameras and I found the grapes last year, rich and purple at the end of their working life, … Continue reading
A lot of stuff going on this week, but there’s always time to pause for a phone camera sunset–this one with contrails.
Two squares of blue koi feeding in a local park during a March rain. (Fuji X-T10 with the 60mm f/2.4, tweaks to contrast and saturation for that Japanese style koi effect.)