Wandering Through the Trees

(click on photo to enlarge it) This is a photograph of a trail in part of a wooded area at Bird Runner Refuge.  The colors in the woods at Bird Runner were fantastic on my last visit there, especially the smaller trees and bushes.  I’m not exactly sure why Fall seems to scream “go outside” so…

A Walk through the Woods

  (click on photo to enlarge) I’ve had the opportunity to take several walks through wooded areas around Manhattan over the last few weeks. With the cooler temperatures and changing colors Fall is a great time for a walk in the woods.  The photo above was made along the Cottonwood Trail in the Riverponds campground…

A walk on the Prairie

This past Friday my wife and I had the opportunity to go for a walk at Konza Prairie. After the brutal summer we had this year, the recent cooler temperatures have been very welcome and Friday was just about perfect weather-wise for a walk on the prairie. When I first got into photography I spent…

A Few Evenings on The Rocks

So those of you reading my blog (all 3 of you!) know that I like photographing locations I’m familiar with and one those locations is “the rocks” in the Spillway State Park on Tuttle Creek Lake.  I’m not really sure if I could say exactly what it is about this particular place other than I…

Interview with Jason Soden

Ok, time to get another interview with a Kansas photographer online! If you’ve missed the previous interviews in this series check out the interviews with Jim Griggs, Brad Mangas, and Harland Schuster. I’m going get this interview started off with Jason’s photo of Kahola falls at night. I first saw this photo in Kansas! Magazine…

A Drive Through the Flint Hills

Back in May I had the chance to do some exploring down around the Matfield Green – Cassoday area of the Flint Hills with fellow photographers Dave Leiker, Jeff Heidel, and Chris Soupene.  I had only been down around this area a couple of times and then only to the area immediately around Teter Rock.…

Too late again (mostly)

 (click on any photo in this post to enlarge it)  Each year there are certain things I try to make sure and photograph, waterfalls running full in the spring, burning of the prairie, the blooming of the butterfly milkweed, etc.  One thing I try not miss each year is the Kansas wheat fields right before…