I’m always happy when I can combine silhouettes with sunsets. This was yet another shot taken at Presque Isle in Marquette, on a trip back home. I think another reason I’m drawn to it (besides having grown up visiting this spot) is that I find silhouettes of couples enjoying the sunset to be a romantic […]
Pretty sure I’ve posted a photo of this flower before, but the framing here is different. In this case it was the lighting and shadow that drew me in for this setup, with the contrast and vibrance. I’ve yet to figure out what makes a flower photo interesting to me… I see many (and take many) that don’t interest me… but sometimes they just jump out at me.
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 […]
I’ve taken a lot of photos of sandhill cranes… they are fascinating birds. And I love how both these and their cousins the blue herons sound like dinosaurs. I wanted to get a bit more up and personal this time, since I have a lot of the same kinds of shots, but one of these […]
The stretch of water on the Maumee River that runs through Side Cut Park isn’t always very picturesque. There’s a lot of mud and brown most days of the year. However, sometimes I’m really happy with the way the variables come together. In this case, with the sky very empty of clouds and the sun […]
I’ve read a few times in various articles that you should always “shoot the light” rather than the subject. I think it’s probably better to find a happy medium, but there’s a lot of truth to the advice. During the day, this flower never impressed me. (It’s at the entrance to my building complex.) But […]