Back in the Great North Woods

April 4, 2015 § Leave a comment

Naturally Occurring

January 18, 2015 § 2 Comments

Reds, yellows, blues, purples, and, yes, even greens are out there in these early days of winter. You have to look closely, however, or you may miss all of that color hiding among the white and gray.

Black and White and Brown and Gray

January 16, 2015 § 2 Comments

My “real” camera hibernated for most of the last two weeks, so I took many photos on the fly with my dying iPhone. I can’t say I’ve liked many of them.

However, a three-day weekend is dawning, and I plan to a) reintroduce my camera to the great outdoors and take some solid photos in temperate (for Minnesota) weather, and b) purchase a new phone so I can have a decent camera with me on days when I don’t feel like lugging the big one all over civilization.

Today I had a moment to take a short walk with my favorite camera during daylight. Although these pics lack color, I thought a few turned out swell.

Tree, Altered

January 2, 2015 § Leave a comment

Tree, altered

Back Where I Started

January 1, 2015 § 8 Comments

Today I begin year four of taking at least one photo every day. In 2012, I took my first picture in the series, a dried flower in my parents’ flower box. As I ponder whether I want to continue with this blog and the pressure of a photo every day, I leave you with a photo reminiscent of the first one I took three years ago.

In my opinion, the first photo (taken with my iPhone) is better than today’s (taken with my “real” camera).

Blue pansy

Below Zero

December 28, 2014 § 3 Comments

Frost

Red, White, and Gray

December 27, 2014 § Leave a comment

Lifeguard station and icehouse, both red, both frozen.

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