Ice & Sky

I posted a similar shot a few weeks back, but I liked this one too and couldn’t choose between them. This one doesn’t have the extra piles of ice in the background, but allows more focus on the roots and bark texture. Similar elements, but a different focus. (And by focus I mean attention, not […]

Tall Trail

I liked the big tree on the right, but mainly I liked the lines here… the first thing that had caught my eye was the squiggly snow covered tree on the ground on the lower left, but also that combined with the straight lines from the shadows. You can’t quite tell that Lake Erie is […]

Breaking Ground

For a few winters I’ve made the drive over to the Lake Erie shoreline at Magee Marsh just East of Toledo… it’s no Lake Superior shoreline, but every now and then the ice still does something interesting. This particular day that I was there, things looked somewhat bleak overall, not a lot to draw the […]

Fuzzy Shoreline

This was taken on the north shoreline of a long strip of land that juts into Lake Erie from Cullen Park in Toledo. For a good while now, Lake Erie (at least on the Toledo end) has been having issues with algae blooms, to the point of becoming poisonous. One of the times I visited […]

Erie Winter

Another version of a similar shot I posted recently… the same corner at Magee Marsh, but after about 15 minutes, the strong wind had completely changed the cloud structure and much more blue was visible. It felt very backward, given that there is no blue in the water. This is also pulled back a bit […]