03-15-14 Knee Deep

Twelve minutes after I took the photo you saw yesterday, the road dipped through a low spot where sunflowers that hadn’t gotten harvested last fall stood in frozen water. I had almost driven past when I stopped, backed up about 1/4 mile and studied these sunflowers. The dark blue color of the ice, the orange…

03-14-14 Beyond Wasta, SD

Wasta, SD, is a a very small town along I-90 in the western part of our state. Perhaps it is best known for the rest stops that are near the town. And on a busy summer day, I would guess that the population of the interstate rest stops is greater than that of Wasta. Besides…

03-09-14 A Return To the Beginning (HDR)

Earlier today I was wondering why I return to the same places again and again to take photographs and it occurred to me that it’s not just about a rut I’m in or just about the comfort of being in familiar places. Instead, it hit me that it is about practice. I go back to…

03-04-14 Sleeping On the Job

I’m not sleeping now and I’m not really sleeping in the photo, either. I was working on a project for Office Peeps, a local office solutions retailer, and decided it might be a good time to get a self portrait. Also, I was using Camranger to remotely control my camera so it was convenient to…