Winter Arms

I’d gone to the park when I saw it was snowing out… I wanted to try out my new camera hood I’d gotten a few months earlier. (Typically for shooting at waterfalls, to protect from spray, but works for snow pretty good as well.) However, it had almost stopped snowing by the time I got […]

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 […]

Thick Reach

Sometimes you have to bark up the wrong tree over and over on the off chance you’ll eventually get the right tree… actually, I feel like many trees have personality. Getting up close to them is where it’s easier to see that. This one felt tolerant but tired.  Download: Thick_Reach-Asgard_Photography_IMG_4704.jpg Camera Settings F-stop: f/18 Exposure: […]

We Three Geese

I love being outdoors with my camera on days where there’s clouds like this scattered around the sky, it’s always fun to happen upon a composition you really like without having to edit clouds into the image. These three feathered friends were just leaving the shoreline when I walked around the corner path so I […]

Edge of Fall

I’d passed over editing this one to post it back when I took it a few years ago… but while cleaning out my folders I found that a new noise reduction filter I had really helped with the noise from the higher ISO setting. And I really liked the stillness of the water, which makes […]

Presque Isle Sunset

I wasn’t really sure I liked the end result with this photo, but ironically when I printed it on canvas I found I liked it much better. On the computer screen, I think I feel critical because of the amount of editing and noise involved… but the texture of the canvas somehow smooths that out. […]