February, being cold, blizzardy, snowy and miserable I didn't get out much. March is different. I've been out a couple of times and look what I saw - Sunlight in the snowy forest can take on so many aspects. Shadows on smooth snow is one of the best though. This one is from the Pulpit... Continue Reading →
Nightshades are an interesting family of plants. Many of them are poisonous with lethality that goes mostly like this - mmm, yummy woah, trippy eww, I don't feel so good omg, I wish I was dead ugh, (clunk) Even the non-deadly ones have deleterious effects for some people. Those would be potatoes, tomatoes, tomatillos, peppers... Continue Reading →
Are you dead from the suspense yet? Sorry about that. Here is some more from my latest dawn trek to the bog. The wider views are all done with my regular 12-60mm lens, but I spent some time finding some landscape slices which was pretty rewarding. It's a fun way to see things that is... Continue Reading →
The day of my epic face-plant yielded another present that I would have definitely missed had I gone home. All three of you that read this thing know that I had (have) a mini-project (obsession) going with Indian pipe flowers. I don't know what it is about these luminous beauties, but I am so drawn... Continue Reading →
Granted it's not the only type of fern to remain green in winter, but it just looks so pathetic sometimes that it's irresistible. I found it while exploring some ruins in the Townes forest in New Boston, NH. We've had so little snow that I noticed swathes of evergreen fern all over the foundation. They... Continue Reading →
Another reason I'm fascinated with Indian Pipe wildflowers is because they over-winter and I can photograph them in January!
In the course of a day I look at hundreds of photographs. By participating in Google+, forums, flickr, 500px and other photo communities it's easy to do. One thing that has been getting my attention is that people don't seem to understand white balance and its importance. Mainly I notice it when there is water... Continue Reading →