Dandy Sunset

On the way home from shooting along the Maumee river, I wanted to try to stop and catch the sun setting on the other side of a field of dandelions. It’s amazing how fast the sun moves when you’re trying to catch it. Fortunately, the cop who was parked just down the road didn’t take […]

Winding Water

One of these days I will get some waders. I always find shots like this that would have been so much better if I could have moved about a foot sideways into the flow. Download: Winding_Water-Asgard_Photography-IMG_1839.jpg Camera Settings F-stop: f/22 Exposure: 1/2 seconds ISO: 200 Focal Length: 70mm Location 

Roots & Water

I’ve ended up focusing on this corner a few times, while visiting the remains of the Canal Locks in Maumee’s Side Cut Park. Depending on the previous rainfall, you can get some interesting shots of the man-made waterfalls at several spots, but I really like the combination of the green and roots and water. Download: […]

Green Shadows

I really like sunset shooting because of the contrast you can get with shadows. Though, on this one I spent way too much time fiddling with the coloring, especially the sky, to try to get it how I liked. Shooting in raw mode really helps with options when you’re back at your computer! Download: Green_Shadows-Asgard_Photography_IMG_0943.jpg […]

River Road

When I popped onto Facebook last night, I saw someone had posted a photo in a photography group I’m in that they’d taken at Side Cut Metropark. It showed high water levels, much higher than I’ve seen in the years I’ve been here. I decided today to try to squeeze in some time (though only […]

River Roots

The “smooth” waterfall shots always look better to me when you have something that has a hard edge contrasting within it. In this case, the roots do that a little bit at the top left. There are very few waterfalls near Toledo, so I try to visit frequently to catch different water levels and conditions. […]

Sneaky Stroll

I’m pretty sure this is the worst documented case of stealth in the animal kingdom. You can practically hear the bird humming nonchalantly to himself while he thinks he’s sneaking up on lunch. This was taken on a walk along the Maumee River near Toledo, at Side Cut Metropark. I was able to get fairly […]