12-09-13 Where I Want To Be

My friend Dennis Newman, who is an artist and an art/photography instructor, says that good art (including photographs) should invoke emotion. I heard him say that about a year ago and since then I have tested most of the photos I post here with this question: “What do I want my viewers to feel and…

08-22-13 The Darkest Hour?

The saying is that “the darkest hour is just before dawn” and I was aware of that when I went quickly to my camera bag so I could get the moment pictured in this post. I’m not sure how one defines “dawn” but I concluded that the saying was a bit inaccurate even if it…

08-03-12 Dawn

Here’s another HDR photo taken from the bluffs overlooking the northern leg of the Little Bend on Lake Oahe. In the shot I posted a while back I was looking east into the rising sun. In this shot, I’ve moved my tripod, the sun is behind me and I am looking off to the northwest…