Back in March I embroidered and photographed a t-shirt for work. While we use a professional photography studio – I thought it would be fun to photograph the t-shirt in a natural setting. (And I’m an overachieving lunatic). Here are … Continue reading My Day Job on the Weekends
Agatha never shies away from a dare. Last weekend she was challenged to sit on top of a cactus by her friends. “Piece of cake!” she said. Agatha wasn’t satisfied. She climbed fearlessly to the top of a second cactus … Continue reading Agatha and the Dare
This is my first opportunity to photograph hummingbirds. I could have photographed them the entire day. So enchanting. Date: April 2017 Location: Dallas Arboretum Camera: … Continue reading Hummingbirds
Every visit to the LBJ National Grasslands is an adventure that usually involves hunting for mushrooms. But the last two weeks have been particularly exciting. With Spring around the corner the animals are coming out to play. February 12, 2017 … Continue reading Wild Animals!
Nearly every weekend includes the LBJ Grasslands and mushroom or frog photography. I realize not everyone likes mushrooms or frogs (gasp) so I have changed things up for this post. (Also, frog photography will be waning with the cooler weather. … Continue reading Ball Knob Cemetery
I figured out long ago I am happiest far away from crowds. Amusement parks, while fun, are stressful, noisy places with too many people. Give me a secluded place with mushrooms and moss to photograph and I am in my … Continue reading Mushroom Land!
Do you see anything interesting in the photo below? I added my hand for scale. Do you see anything interesting yet? Here it is! I’m stunned how well the photo turned out. It was taken with my 100 mm macro … Continue reading Tiny frog in a great big world
Intro: Enjoy the photo highlights from my trip to the LBJ National Grasslands. I saw and photographed the largest variety of creatures during this visit. Now that I’ve painted a proper picture of the LBJ National Grasslands… enjoy the Harrowing … Continue reading A harrowing experience at the LBJ National Grasslands
After downloading over 400 photos from my Saturday adventure, I concluded I am a photography hack. I didn’t like my photos. The circumstances were ideal: perfect lighting, a steady tripod, my good lens and even my nerdy photography vest. But the … Continue reading I thought I was a photography hack.
I recently visited my all-time favorite park: the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge. It never disappoints – there is the element of controlled danger – from ticks… to snakes… and the opportunity to get stuck on a trail. This time, … Continue reading Lots-o-‘shrooms
I can’t take all the credit for this photo. My friend Tore spotted this bloom and alerted me. He knows I specialize in photos with creepy crawlers. (Admittedly, I’m probably the only one that likes them. But I’m documenting nature … Continue reading Party at the Prickly Pear Blossom!
My friend Ginette and I made the 3 hour commute on Tuesday night. My friend Tore got up at 4 am to make the same commute on Wednesday morning. It was definitely still Winter weather in Oklahoma compared to Dallas. … Continue reading We were in the town of Okemah, Oklahoma for just a day
It was Christmas Eve and I decided to wander around with my camera for unusual photos. There were plenty of opportunities to explore. I wandered around with a grin on my face – my eyes wide with wonder. I was … Continue reading Chairs & Clothespins: A photographer’s delight
It was as if dump trucks dropped a load of rocks all over the path we were walking. Limestone rocks were everywhere. I hadn’t seen anything like it. It was amazing. There was a plant growing among the rocks. I … Continue reading The white rocks started out charming
While I was in Michigan for a few days my friend Michelle gave me a tour of her parents’ farm. She and her family know how much I enjoy taking photos. As I indicated, there was little time—we just had … Continue reading Farm Living