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Tag Archives: close up
We burned a portion of a prairie yesterday. As the fire was winding down, a small strip of grass near the edge was burning itself out and I walked over to play around (safely) with some photography. I’ve always found … Continue reading
This time of week, I am often putting the finishing touches on a new blog post that describes a prairie species or ecological interaction, discusses prairie management, or at least showcases some recent photos. Today, I’m a little distracted because … Continue reading
Ok, I know I just posted a bunch of ice storm photos last week, but as it happens, I took more than 1500 shots that morning (!!) and I didn’t post all the ones I liked last time. So, with … Continue reading
Early spring on the Platte River is crane season. Every one of the half million or so birds in the mid-continent population of sandhill cranes spends a few weeks along Central Platte River each spring. They roost overnight on the … Continue reading
One of my favorite winter photography subjects is the kind of “window” created by melting snow around prairie plants. When the sun is shining, dried plants often warm up enough to melt the snow around them a little faster than … Continue reading
Earlier this week, we had a foggy and frosty day. When the clouds finally started to thin, I popped across town to Lincoln Creek Prairie to see if I could get some photographs of the frost. Here are a few … Continue reading
Recently, we’ve been seeing some very pretty sunrises and sunsets (and moon rises, for that matter) because of a thin veil of smoke in the sky from the western U.S. wildfires. That diffused light makes pretty good opportunities for photos, … Continue reading
Snow! The long range forecast last fall called for a wet winter, but we’ve had very little snow so far. This week, we finally got a couple good snow storms (and two days of cancelled school). However, the high temperatures … Continue reading
Earlier this week, I wrote about interesting holes in the bark of burned ponderosa pine trees at our Niobrara Valley Preserve. However, I wasn’t actually focused on documenting holes in trees at the time – I was just looking for … Continue reading