Winter Arms

I’d gone to the park when I saw it was snowing out… I wanted to try out my new camera hood I’d gotten a few months earlier. (Typically for shooting at waterfalls, to protect from spray, but works for snow pretty good as well.) However, it had almost stopped snowing by the time I got […]

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 […]