11-05-13 The Golden Hour

The “golden hour” is generally defined as the hour of sunlight just before sunset. It is particularly conducive to natural light portraiture, though other things, including landscapes and cityscapes, look better in this light, too. I also think that there is a golden hour in the morning. But to catch it on a summer morning…

10-23-13 Flow

Anyone who knows this blog knows that I often repeat myself. I have not yet tried to re-invent myself as a photographer and, at my age and inclination, I’m not sure that it is possible. Or worthy. So here I am again at Iron Creek. But today, when I made the trek from our family’s…

10-10-13 Change of Seasons

The Lake Area Technical Institute Photo/Media class took its annual field trip to Sica Hollow, near Sisseton, South Dakota yesterday. Finding a perfect day near mid October in South Dakota is difficult but we got lucky. With little wind, blue skies and temperatures in the low 70s, it’s hard not to think that life is…

10-04-13 Variation On A Harvest Moon

In case you are counting, this is the third Harvest Moon photo I’ve posted in the last couple weeks. Why do I repeat myself? In part because I like full moons. And thieves, sailors, lovers and vampires love them. But the best reason is to illustrate the fact that the same subject (the moon) can…