Descriptions of locations that I have been photographing.

The Way Across

Exploring a bit of Cowley County

My Dad and I made one of our yearly photo outings a few weeks ago.  Over the past few years we have tried to take at least one photo trip together annually. Most of these trips have focused on the Gyp Hills region of Kansas in Barber County and nearby areas of Comanche and Clark…

Listen To Me

Time with the bald eagles this season

Photography has helped me be more in tune with the cycles of the natural world around. As these cycles change, so do the photography opportunities around. Since I’ve been doing this for several years now, it has been interesting to see how the cycles themselves have changed (not always for the better).  This time of…

Willow Lake Sunset

Late winter at the ends of the day

I always enjoy photographing water, and probably make as many “waterscape” photos as I do landscape photos. There are certain times of year though, when I’m drawn more to water than others. One of those times is late winter. By the end of winter, the landscape around me has had it pretty rough and the…

Egret In Flight

Road Trip Opportunity – Cheyenne Bottoms

Recently I had the chance to give a photography presentation in Great Bend, Kansas. This meant I had the chance to spend some time at Cheyenne Bottoms. Cheyenne Bottoms is an important wetland, covering about 41,000 acres. As the largest interior wetlands in the U.S., Cheyenne Bottoms is an important stop-over for migrating birds travelling…

Sunflowers at Sunset

Happiness in a Sunflower Field

Life has always had its cycles and rhythms, but since I’ve picked up a camera those rhythms have definitely changed. Things like school, football seasons, etc. used to be the cycles that drove my life, now it is spring burns, the greening of the prairies, blooming of wildflowers, bird migrations, and other changes in the…