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…

08-19-13 Serenity

Those who follow this blog know that Lonesome Lake is one of my favorite places. Even if I didn’t have a camera and tripod, I would enjoy this place, especially on a morning like the one this photo taken on. It was cool and windless, which on an August day is South Dakota, is somewhat…

12-02-12 Back To Lonesome Lake (HDR)

It has been more than a year since I have photographed near Lonesome Lake. That session resulted in the photo I donated to the “fireplace room” at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, South Dakota. On this occasion, I told Deb around 4:15 yesterday afternoon that I was going to go looking for a photo…