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 […]

Wooden Web

While on a visit to my home town I made a stop at Deer Lake where I’d spent many hours of my childhood fishing and exploring. On this occasion I spent about 15 minutes there thanks to the mosquito convention that was apparently in town. What caught my eye here was the flowers, but the […]

Rocky Sunset

This was taken on an evening when the weather wasn’t cooperating (anyone who goes out to photograph landscapes knows how frustrating the weather can be in that regard.) On this trip the sky had been annoyingly free of clouds during sunset time, except for this one night, when for whatever reason they’d roped off the […]

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 […]