Swamp Roots

What I like most about this one is the branches (dead trees) in the water. It almost looks like there’s no ground, and you can see roots for the trees in the background. I get lost in looking at trees sometimes, especially when there’s patterns like this. Download: Swamp-Roots_Asgard_Photography_IMG_5987-scaled.jpg Camera Settings F-stop: f/16 Exposure: 1/200 […]

Bipolar Swan

I’ve posted a few photos like this, and to be honest it’s not my favorite – either the bird or the shot. It feels too empty to me. But, the reflection thing catches my attention when I’m wandering by the water and see them, especially when the water is calm. I think maybe part of […]

Posing for Supper

I’d actually been crawling through the woods after a shot of a crane that was hunting fish… but this guy seemed to think I was the instacart delivery he’d been waiting for. He followed me for a while, sitting fairly close, waiting for a handout. Unfortunately for him, I hadn’t brought seed with me that […]

Waiting for Lunch

One of my favorites kinds of bird at one of my favorite parks. After moving out of the U.P., Kensington Metropark has been a lifesaver when I’ve absolutely needed to get my head into the outdoors that wasn’t in the middle of town. And it’s got the added benefit of wildlife that lets you get a bit closer, even if they are usually a little demanding for a handout.

Motel Art

For some reason, every photo I took of this scene came out looking like something you’d see hanging in an old motel, likely a painting by somebody you’d not heard of. Motel art. Still, I find it peaceful to look at, and I’ve always kind of had a fondness for the campy motel aesthetic. Scenes […]

Growing for a Swim

This is one of my favorite trees at Kensington Metropark in Michigan… it’s almost completely fallen sideways into the lake, but is still hanging on to life. It’s rooted right on the shoreline, so the angle provides an interesting perspective that feels a bit off (and any time something is different it can make for […]

Side Eye

Swans are interesting to photograph, it seems like it either really comes out great or not at all (not much middle ground in shots I’ve taken of them.) Largely they can be tricky because of the white feathers which are easily washed out with the wrong camera settings. I like the curve of the neck […]