Author Archives: James Braswell

Professional nature photographer, specializing in capturing animal behaviors, wildflowers and scenics. Member of NANPA, Great Plains Nature Photographers and Missouri Prairie Foundation. Also a Master Gardener.

Nature’s Kaleidoscope

Today’s post features another focus-stacked image of the recent fall colors at Ha Ha Tonka State Park, in the Missouri Ozarks. As leaf colors began changing colors, it was not unusual to run across a tree with multi-colored leaves, forming a natural kaleidoscope of colors:

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A Colorful Hiking Trail

Today’s post features a few more fall color images from the Lake of the Ozarks (Missouri). The prevailing color of the tree leaves at Ha Ha Tonka State Park was yellow, although a few orange and red leaves were intertwined with the yellow-leaved trees: Coming up … a few more fall colors at the Lake […]

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Off the Beaten Trail

Today’s post features a panorama that I made during one of my fall color hikes at the Lake of the Ozarks. On this day, I got off the main trail and walked through some woods, until it opened up with this scene: Like I said previously, this is one of the best years for fall […]

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A View From the Bluffs

Today’s post features a couple of images I captured last week while hiking at Ha Ha Tonka State Park, in the Missouri Ozarks. Hiking along the bluffs, I ran across a couple of views that showed not only the changing fall colors, but the Niangua arm of the Lake of the Ozarks: Coming up … […]

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Stacking the Leaves

Today’s post features a couple of focus-stacked images I captured last week during peak fall colors around the Lake of the Ozarks, in south-central Missouri. Focus-stacking is a technique I really like to employ when capturing close-up images, or macro images. Using a shallow depth of field, I capture multiple images, varying the focusing point […]

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Nature’s Color Wheel

Over the past few days I have been photographing the changing fall colors at Ha Ha Tonka State Park, in the Missouri Ozarks. Here are a few of the overall landscape images I have collected. In another post, I will feature some individual and small grouping of leaves. This time of year is always so […]

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