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Tag Archives: nature photography
I’ve written before about how many times I often snap the shutter on my camera to make sure I get the photo I want. Digital photography makes that a cheap insurance option and gives me lots of images to choose from … Continue reading
I usually shoot more than one composition of a scene or creature. It’s fun to experiment, and hard to know what I’ll like best when I am reviewing images on my computer later. Of course, having multiple choices is both … Continue reading
As I posted a couple days ago, I spent some time at my favorite wetland earlier this week. It was a cold, but very pleasant morning. The sun was moving in and out of thin clouds, creating attractive light and … Continue reading
For a nature photographer like me, Nebraska winters can get pretty long. Especially winters like this one with very little snow. How many photos of brown grass and dried flowers can I take, after all? I don’t have the equipment or … Continue reading
Not many plants wait for the sun to go down before they open their flowers… Like other evening primroses, Missouri evening primrose blooms overnight rather than during the day. The plants can produce multiple flowers, which open at about sunset, but each individual … Continue reading
Here’s a photograph I took a couple years ago while hiking at Griffith Prairie – a site north of Aurora, Nebraska that’s owned and managed by the Prairie Plains Resource Institute. I like the image, in part, because it shows what that evening … Continue reading
As promised, here are some my favorite photos from 2013. It was really tough to narrow these down to 22 (it was going to be 21, but see below) out of the roughly 1,800 images that were “keepers” from my various photography jaunts this year. … Continue reading
At the Platte Prairies, and – I assume – throughout most of the central United States, this is the time of year we see woolly bear caterpillars crawling all over. They are one of the most widely-recognized caterpillars around, though most … Continue reading
I found this robber fly perched in the prairie early Monday morning. Although it was fairly breezy, the light was good enough to attempt a photo. I’m glad I decided to give it a try. Ten years ago, I wouldn’t have … Continue reading
Nature can be incredibly complex and difficult to understand. Every creature is always reacting to the conditions around them, and continually evolving strategies to keep up with an ever-changing world. Because we don’t always understand the full spectrum of challenges facing organisms their behavior sometimes seems illogical. (And, sometimes, it probably is.) Regardless, trying … Continue reading