Mind over Body, Success

Being old does not have a lot of plusses. The body slows down, memory falters, simple tasks now take effort, day time naps happen without realizing it, and on and on. Add having neurological issues makes just doing daily chores or getting out a challenge. With all that happening to me, I never thought that […]

Flowers in Black And White

Black and white photography has always fascinated me. I never tire of studying the works of Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, Edward Weston, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Billy Brandt. Their monochrome images are full of emotion and a stark realism that color images never seem to capture. Just about every time I snap a photograph, I am […]

Clouds, A Quick Follow Up

This is a quick follow up from my previous post about clouds As I mentioned previously I love photographing clouds. I especially enjoy creating monochrome prints of clouds. I feel like such photos are much more dramatic than color photos of clouds. Also I have discovered over many years that others seem to be drawn […]

When Everyone Else Turns Left, Turn Right Instead!

Having lived out west for years now, we’ve gotten to know Rocky Mountain (RMNP) and Yellowstone. They are two very different parks with different landscapes and wildlife, but both are so very special. Everyone has seen recent articles of how busy the parks are, especially this past summer when so many families said they were […]

Photographing An Elk And More

Hmmm, about twelve years ago when we moved from Illinois to the west I was excited to be so close to some of the greatest national parks in the world. I figured all I had to do is show up early in the morning in Yellowstone, Grand Teton or Rocky Mountain National Park and I […]

A Quick Pullover

I learned my photography with the help of Kodak Film. Black and white photos came to life in my basement using Kodak chemicals. When shooting color I would use Kodachrome 25 or 64. I have fond memories of those days. I was discovering and  learning. And darn it taking a pic with film, developing the […]