Descriptions of locations that I have been photographing.

“Room to Breathe” – Out in the Prairie

One thing that really attracts me to photographing the prairie is the sense of “openness” you find there. Vast, sometimes described as empty, which I could almost understand if you just glimpsed the prairie through a car window going 75 mph.  That’s not a good way to connect to any landscape, but especially not the…

The End of the Beginning

I had big plans for photographing the transition from 2012 to 2013 – I was going to photograph the last sunset of 2012, the first sunrise of 2013 and the first sunset of 2013. Thought that might make a nice set of photographs. I’ve been planning to shoot sunset/sunrise/sunset at the change of each year…

First Snow

Well winter is off to a better start this year than last year, we have already had two really pretty snows. After what seemed like the extended Fall we had last year, I hope we continue to get some real winter-like weather this year – especially if it brings some much needed moisture to the…

A Dry Moon rise at Tuttle Creek Lake

A Dry Moonrise We had a brutal hot, dry summer this year in Kansas and I’m glad it is over.  Unfortunately, the drought the summer brought is still hanging around with much of Kansas in either an extreme or exceptional drought (interesting use of the word ‘exceptional’ for the worst category of drought, I think…

The View from Coronado Heights

I’ve had the chance recently to photograph a few areas in Central Kansas including another stop at Coronado Heights.  On this particular evening storm clouds were moving through the area and provided some really dramatic skies to photograph along with some of the fall colors at the top of the hill. I love big wide…