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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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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Dancing in the Rain




While photographing the covered bridges of Madison County, Iowa, several small trees had wonderful, red fruit on them (persimmon trees?). When the cold rains came down on one of my days there, I went back to the Cedar covered bridge where I had seen these trees, and captured some closeup images with raindrops hanging from […]

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Those Fabulous Fall Leaves




I enjoyed a few days “off” and have been busy chasing fall colors around the Midwest. I spent 3 days in Madison County, Iowa (anyone ever heard of the “Bridges of Madison County”?), photographing the 6 covered bridges and fall colors. Had some nice weather and lots of photo ops, even though I missed peak […]

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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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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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Bridges of Madison County: Imes




Today’s post is the first of several that highlight “The Bridges of Madison County”. I mentioned a few days ago that I was involved with a new “project”. Well, that project was to photograph the famous covered bridges of Madison County in the fall colors. Madison County, Iowa has several covered bridges that are a […]

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