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Why Do We Like an Image? Jan 15, 2018 - The camera club only allowed nature photographs.  A rule of the club defined a nature photograph as a photograph that did not have evidence of hand of man, so I have looked mostly to create nature images, eliminating such hand of man images from my own artistic consideration. Is this a problem?

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Tree-riffic! Nov 28, 2014 - If you'd like to experience a Magic Kingdom, but don't have the time, money, or patience to fly to Disney World, then this is for you -- the TREE ILLUMINATION display at Morton Arboretum in Lisle IL.


Red Leaf Splendor Finding a Hero for Your Composition Sep 16, 2015 - My intuition and imagination led me around this lake, playing tag with the sun and clouds, looking for strong leading characters and supporting secondary staging and backgrounds, to come up with 3 or 4 pretty powerful images.


River, Rock, and Color Heaven or Hell? You Choose Dec 25, 2017 - One of my earliest childhood memories of joyfulness was taking my friends down to the corner sandlot and exploring.  In there, among the trees and the bushes and sandpits we could find a world of adventure, away from the grownups, exploring “nature”.  Or, were we exploring our own nature? Since then I’ve morphed into a what I … Continue reading Heaven or Hell? You Choose


Denali National Park Nov 2, 2016 - Yes, I have photographed Denali, but how can I possibly write about it?