Tag Archives: outdoor photography

Photo of the Week – March 6, 2014

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

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Best of Prairie Ecologist Photos – 2013

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

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Working Outside My Comfort Zone

A Brief Photo Journal: Late last week, I found myself driving through the middle of the Nebraska sandhills as the sun was getting low in the sky.  I decided to stop and check out a small federal wildlife management area to see … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – January 31, 2013

Another photo from the archives this week – June, 1996, in fact.  These cottonwood leaves were lying on the sandy bank of a small stream at The Nature Conservancy’s Niobrara Valley Preserve.  A cluster of leaves had fallen from a … Continue reading

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Best of Prairie Ecologist Photos – 2012

As 2012 draws to a close, it seems every photo-related website and blog is putting together a “best of” series of photos from the year.  So, why not – I’ll join in.  It’s not a bad way to review the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – December 13, 2012

From a camping trip with my sons earlier this fall: I call this photo, “Hey Dad – can we use dried cow manure for campfire fuel?” . I call this second photo, “Hey Dad – take a picture of the sparks when … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – November 29, 2012

Yes, you’ve seen this photo before… When I get back from a photography venture, I usually try to sort through and process photos within a day or so.  I hate getting behind, and I like to get photos worked up before I … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – November 16, 2012

I really enjoy photography, but I’m glad I don’t have to make my living doing it.  For me, photography is something I get to do for fun – grabbing opportunities when they arise, instead of having to record a particular … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – November 8, 2012

A Moment in Time I actually saw this seed detach from a milkweed pod and float away on a breath of wind.  I tracked its flight until it got stuck – ever so slightly – on the seed head of a nearby … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – August 16, 2012

This photo is actually several weeks old – taken at the Niobrara Valley Preserve right after the big wildfires had blown through.  On this particular evening, I was crossing a bridge over the river and saw a photographer working to capture the evening light coming through the spray … Continue reading

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