A snowy day and back yard birds

Usually by the end of winter, everyone is very ready for spring and the return of color to the world. I don’t mind winter too much (yet), though the cold is starting to bother me more each year.  I do like to photograph some winter landscapes with a bit of snow around though at least…

Hummingbirds Welcome

I’ve always enjoyed watching the hummingbirds when they visit the yard and this year has been no exception (at least that is still normal this year!). I don’t get many regular hummingbirds in the spring, but this year we had a few visitors. I was happy to be able to get some images of hummingbirds…

Juvenile Blue Jay

Juvenile Blue Jays

We have had a family of blue jays around the yard this year and they have been fun to watch. It is a large family with 5 juveniles, so they are hard to miss when they are all in the yard. The juveniles have been taking pieces of food and burying it in the ground…

A Sheltered Spot

My 2017

  After taking a break from things over the holiday, going through some winter blah’s and then dealing with the flu, I’ve finally gotten around to putting together a slide show of my photos from 2017. I’ve been doing this for a few years now and it has been a great way for me to…

Milo (sorghum) field 2016

Getting Ready for the Fall Crops

Several of my previous blog posts have talked about photographing recurring events each year. Looking at the world through a camera has definitely helped me be more aware of the cycles of the world occurring around me. Since I live in a state heavily involved in agriculture, some of the cycles I end up photographing…