Ice & Sky

I posted a similar shot a few weeks back, but I liked this one too and couldn’t choose between them. This one doesn’t have the extra piles of ice in the background, but allows more focus on the roots and bark texture. Similar elements, but a different focus. (And by focus I mean attention, not […]

Tall Trail

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 […]

Pining For The Sky

It’s been a challenge finding new outdoors to be in while living in Toledo… especially outdoors that lends itself to landscape photography. But, that’s always the best challenge for photography in any case… finding pictures where you don’t think there are any. One of the parks I’ve wandered through is Oak Openings, which is a […]

Breaking Ground

For a few winters I’ve made the drive over to the Lake Erie shoreline at Magee Marsh just East of Toledo… it’s no Lake Superior shoreline, but every now and then the ice still does something interesting. This particular day that I was there, things looked somewhat bleak overall, not a lot to draw the […]

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 […]