In A Fog

This interesting sunrise, captured through a heavy fog over Amarugia Creek in Amarugia Highlands CA in west-central Missouri, is from a few years ago in late fall: One of the things I like about this image is it’s simplicity. Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 1D Mark 2 body Canon EF 100mm-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens, shot at […]

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Raw Beauty on the Inside Passage

Today’s post comes from November 2008, on a photo trip to the Chilkat River Valley to photograph Bald Eagles. To get to the area, I flew into Juneau, Alaska and then took the Alaska Marine Highway (the state ferry system) to Haines. The ferry ride was an early morning ride that started out about 6:00am […]

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An Awesome Mt. Evans Sunrise

While camping at the foot of Mount Evans (Colorado) in July, I captured a very colorful sunrise one morning as I made my way up to the summit: It always amazes me at the wonderful sunrises that occur along the Mount Evans Highway! Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark 3 body Canon EF28mm-135mm, f/3.5-f/5.6 IS […]

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A Sandhill Sunrise

On my last morning at Carlos Avery Wildlife Area (east-central Minnesota), I finally caught a break. I had been trying to capture birds (specifically, Sandhill Cranes and Trumpeter Swans) flying through either the fog, or through a colorful sunrise. On this morning, there was very little fog. But the skies were beginning to cloud over, […]

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Sunrise Over Mt. Evans (Colorado)

After leaving Maroon Bells, I stopped and camped at the foot of Mount Evans for a week. Setting my alarm clock for “early”, I would drive up Mount Evans as the sun was just beginning to rise. Every morning was a new and different, but always beautiful sunrise. Here is a sequence of images I […]

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Sky Ablazin’

(This post originally published in October 2010) My last kayak outing was a wonderful morning. Not only was I able to capture some nice Wood Duck (Aix sponsas) flight shots, but an incredible sunrise developed right in front of my eyes. First, there was some unexpected fog present as I launched the kayak into the […]

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Mornin’ Sunshine (Re-post)

(This post originally published in August 2010) While in the prairie meadow the last couple of mornings, while waiting for the prairie birds to become active, I played around with some sunrise and early morning landscape shots by using my 500mm, f/4 telephoto lens. Not your common setup for this type of work, but I […]

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A Recent Missouri Sunrise

During a recent kayak trip at a local lake, I was out on the lake well before sunrise. When the sun began to peek over the eastern horizon, I grabbed these images:   While photographing the great colors, a trio of Great Blue Herons () flew from a nearby rookery to begin their fishing activities: […]

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Sunny-Side Up (Re-post)

(This post originally published in July 2010) One morning this past week, on my way to launch the kayak, I encountered a very interesting sunrise. As I drove towards my destination, the sunrise just got better and better. I did not have my wide angle lens with me, but did have my trusty point-and-shoot digital […]

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Day 1 Sunrise/Sunset Over Prairie State Park

  During my short visit to Prairie State Park last week, I was fortunate to be able to see/photograph some beautiful sunrises and a colorful sunset. In today’s post, I’ll feature some images I made of both the sunrise and sunset of Day 1 on the prairie. As I made my way up Gay Feather […]

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