Milky Way Over Roseman




Today’s post concludes my recent photo trip to Madison County, Iowa to photograph the covered bridges in fall colors and at night (and with playing with my new drone!). Today’s two images were captured during my last night in Madison County. Although the Milky Way’s galactic core are not nearly as visible or impressive as […]

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Looking Down on Roseman




Today’s post features some of the aerial images I captured of the Roseman Covered Bridge (Madison County, Iowa) via my drone. I’m just now starting in drone photography, but I really love the potential it offers, particularly the sunrise/sunset images. Here are some of my favorite drone images of the Roseman bridge: On my first […]

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Roseman in Fall Colors




Had another wonderful art show over the weekend. If you stopped by my booth, just wanted to say I had a great time sharing conversation and my work with you and fellow nature lovers! Today’s post features a couple of photos of the famous Roseman Covered Bridge of Madison County, Iowa. These images were captured […]

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Daytime Stars … Nighttime Stars




Today’s post comes from the Holliwell Covered Bridge of Madison County, Iowa. During the morning sunrise, I captured this “starburst” as the sun rose from behind the covered bridge: That evening, I returned to the Holliwell bridge to shoot the night skies over the bridge. Capturing 5 individual images, I later processed them together in […]

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Star Trails Over Hogback




Today’s post comes from the Hogback Covered Bridge of Madison County, Iowa. After capturing images of the Milky Way and several Orionid meteors over the bridge, I moved position to be able to shoot the star trails over the bridge. Capturing 6 individual images, I later processed them together in Photoshop, resulting in this star […]

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Bridges of Madison County … The Granddaddy




Today’s post features the “Grandaddy” of Madison County’s (Iowa) covered bridges, the Roseman covered bridge. The Roseman bridge was built by Benton Jones in 1883. It is 107 feet long and stands in the same location it was built, just a few short miles outside Winterset, Iowa. The Roseman bridge is the best known of […]

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Bridges of Madison County: Cutler-Donahoe




After a couple days’ absence, I’m back to continue posting of my recent trip to Madison County, Iowa, to photograph the covered bridges in the fall colors. Over the weekend, I was unable to spend time on Twitter, Facebook, etc., as I participated in the “Fall Harvest Arts & Crafts Show” in Lee’s Summit, Mo. […]

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Frosty Hogback




On the final morning of my recent covered bridge photo trip, an early morning trip to the Hogback covered bridge was filled with photo opps. Temperatures were in the 20’s (F) and there was a blanket of heavy frost all over the landscape! Fortunately, I had my macro lens with me on the trip, so […]

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Bridges of Madison County: Hogback




Today’s featured bridge, the Hogback covered bridge, was one of my favorite. The Hogback bridge was built in 1884 by Benton Jones and today it sits in it’s original location, in a wonderful valley just northwest of Winterset. The Hogback bridge was named for the limestone ridge that resides just to the west of the […]

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Bridges of Madison County: Cedar




The third covered bridge of Madison County that I photographed on my recent trip to Iowa, was the Cedar covered bridge. This bridge was completed in 1883 by Benton Jones and was featured on the cover of the novel “The Bridges of Madison County”. It was built over Cedar Creek, on what is now U.S. […]

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