Thick Reach

Sometimes you have to bark up the wrong tree over and over on the off chance you’ll eventually get the right tree… actually, I feel like many trees have personality. Getting up close to them is where it’s easier to see that. This one felt tolerant but tired.  Download: Thick_Reach-Asgard_Photography_IMG_4704.jpg Camera Settings F-stop: f/18 Exposure: […]

Pretty Sting

This was a case where I was really happy for having Photoshop… I’d taken a couple of different captures of this flower, but I didn’t like a major part of the two best ones. So, I combined them, removing the offending bits. One didn’t have the dark rain drops on the petals (on the right) […]

Make Like a Tree

I wrestled with a couple of versions of this shot – I’d taken several shots, framing it differently each time. At first I wasn’t going to use this one, because I thought the blue at the corners was distracting, but in a super scientific Facebook poll it seemed that most folks thought it helped frame […]

Ducks in a Row

For most of the time I was near these little cuties they were walking around in the mud, which wasn’t very photogenic. I kept trying to catch three of them at a time, but they weren’t very cooperative. It was a good chance to try out my new longer lens though, which meant not having […]

Time to Go

I’m not sure what the artist was looking to capture with this, but the girl looks terrified to me. And mom looks ticked off. Maybe she was out playing too late? I’ll have to look for a description next time I’m there, maybe there’s a label somewhere.  Most statues I’ve photographed have been in cemeteries, […]