Aw Nuts

I believe this is a red wing blackbird… taken on a trip to Kensington Metropark in Michigan a few years back. I wasn’t initially thrilled with the high ISO level (making it grainy) and the original framing of the shot, but more recently while going through older photos I decided to play with it a […]

Follow The Sun

Of the several times I’ve visited Crosswinds Marsh in Michigan, I’ve gotten probably the lowest percentage of photos I was happy with. I think is is partially because half the time it’s been very crowded, but I think it also requires the clouds and lighting to be “just right” to go with the various landscape […]

Flower Faces

One of the benefits to keeping pictures that were taken years earlier, is that you learn a lot about editing over time. This photo was taken in Saline back in 2016 and I’d passed over it at the time. But with some creative cropping and better editing knowledge I was able to make something with […]

Evening Light

Probably one of my favorite things about photography is finding a way to create a scene from something that wasn’t fully there to start with. Not by showing something that doesn’t exist, but by selectively showing something, eliminating surrounding things, to end up with what feels like a whole new place. In this case, I’d […]

Pointy Dinosaur

Kensington Metropark in Michigan is great because you can get close up to the wildlife pretty easily, they’re very used to visitors. However, you’re not supposed to feed the sandhill cranes, and the reason is that they’ve gotten a bit pushy. (People ignore the signs and do it anyway, unfortunately.)  It’s hard not to be […]