Airing the Dirty Laundry

Today’s post features another early spring wildflower that I captured last week at Ha Ha Tonka SP (Missouri Ozarks), Dutchman’s Breeches. Aptly named, the flowers on this small, woodland wildflower suggest that someone is hanging their dirty breeches in the woods to dry: Coming up … another woodland wildflower that was photographed on this hike. […]

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It’s Official … Spring is Here!

Today’s post features one of Missouri’s earliest blooming, woodland wildflower … the Harbinger of Spring (aka, “Pepper and Salt”). While hiking the woodland trails of Ha Ha Tonka State Park (in the Missouri Ozarks) last week, I found this small, and often overlooked wildflower blooming adjacent to the woodland trail I was hiking. I captured […]

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Early Migrant

Today’s post features a Double-crested Cormorant as it flies low over the water, and captured from my kayak. During spring and fall bird migrations, the cormorant is one of the most commonly seen birds: Canon 1D Mark 3 camera body + Canon 100-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens + Canon 1.4x TC Handheld, with IS “On”, from […]

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Ya Ready?

It won’t be long until signs of spring are showing all around us! The recent warm temperatures have caused me to suffer “spring fever”! One of the early signs of spring that I usually see is the appearance of Spring Beauty wildflowers that add a wonderful bit of color to the Missouri woodland landscape: Canon […]

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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 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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