Monthly Archives: December 2013


This time of year people put together New Year’s resolutions.  Some make a formal list, some don’t.  Some people make many resolutions, and some don’t make any. I have some typical resolutions—I want to lose weight, I want the family … Continue reading

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Early Morning Light

Part of landscape photography is having the right equipment and knowing how to use it.  Part of it is capturing the right moment. This morning I went in to work and noticed the colors in the sky.  I did not … Continue reading

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Landscape Photography at 65 MPH

I had to drive to Waterloo to pick up my daughter today for the holidays.  Iowa is fairly scenic country, especially with a little bit of snow on the ground.  I would love to spend the time exploring the country … Continue reading

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Not Feeling very Ho Ho Ho…

At least yesterday I wasn’t.  I had Christmas shopping to do (and I hate to shop), and it was a gloomy, cloudy day.  There was a thin layer of ice on the ground from freezing rain a few days ago. … Continue reading

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Small Stuff in the Fading Light

This time of year I start tracking the day length fairly closely.  There is a website where you can do that easily, and by the end of the week the days will be getting longer. Today I got off of … Continue reading

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The Tail End of Twilight

Tonight as I drove home from work I saw the most spectacular colors.  I rushed into the house and grabbed my camera and took off to take some photos. Unfortunately I missed the good light by about ten minutes.  But … Continue reading

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A Little Winter Color

I am not a big fan of winter, or at least I am not ready for it yet.  However, when we got a little snow today I walked around with my camera before I started clearing the driveway. Still, winter … Continue reading

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Winter Flies

I love a good mystery.  Maybe that is part of the reason I chase bugs. We have had some early winter weather.  For the last couple of weeks the daily high temperatures have been below freezing.  We had a little … Continue reading

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