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Funny Looking Elk?

Today’s post features a recently published image that found it’s way into the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s magazine, “Bugle”. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is a non-profit organization, located in Missoula, Montana.  Their mission is “to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage.” RMEF contacted me about two […]

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Six Years Ago, Today

With the sound of gunfire seemingly all around my rural Missouri home (firearms deer season opened a few days ago), I’m re-posting a blog post from 6 years ago today … enjoy! This past weekend I drove to central Kansas in hopes of photographing some rare and endangered Whooping Cranes that are migrating to their […]

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Fun Friday: Playing in the Snow

Today’s post comes from Mother Nature. Receiving our first snowfall of 2018 yesterday and overnight, I got up this morning and launched my drone for some aerial photography over my rural Missouri home. Hope you’re enjoying this beautiful snow, too! In this next image, you can’t see my home but it’s behind the large clump […]

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Springing Into Fall

On my final day in Ha Ha Tonka State Park, I decided I was going to explore and find a way to get to the water movement that Bobbie and I could hear, but not see. The evening before, I sat down with some maps and discovered a trail that should take me close, if […]

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Naturally Speaking

Today’s post comes from my recent trip to Ha Ha Tonka State Park, on the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. Along the Natural Bridge hiking trail, this naturally-formed bridge was formed a long time ago, in the rocky terrain of the park. Here are a few images I captured of the Natural Bridge. As you […]

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Have a Spooktacular Day!

This Halloween post features an image I captured in Ha Ha Tonka State Park a week ago. While hiking one of the trails, we came across the Natural Bridge, a rock bridge that you pass through, on the trail (I’ll post more on the Natural Bridge, later). While checking out the amazing rock formations, this […]

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Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Part 1

This past week, I went on a spur-of-the-moment photo trip to Missouri’s Ozarks. With fall colors quickly approaching, I traveled to the Camdenton, Missouri area to search for some fall color images. My time was spent at one of Missouri’s best parks (in my opinion) … Ha Ha Tonka State Park. Unfortunately, the fall colors […]

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Fun Friday: Fall’s Peak Colors

Today’s post includes a couple of images I captured yesterday, after returning from a last-minute trip to Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks for some fall photography … more on that later. A few days earlier, when I left for my photo trip, the leaves around my rural Missouri home were making some big changes. But […]

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Fall Colors at My Rural MO Home

I went out this morning about a half-hour before sunrise and launched my drone to grab some aerial images of my rural Missouri home as the fall colors begin to invade: I’ll try to grab more images as the color progresses! Photographic Equipment Used: DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone, with 8.8mm lens ISO 100 Aperture […]

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A Late Visitor

As I left my house to pick up my mail at the road yesterday, I noted a beautiful Monarch butterfly that was very interested in a stand of aster wildflowers that are blooming in my rural Missouri butterfly garden. I went back inside and grabbed my camera and grabbed a few images of this regal […]

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