Stockdale Park, another favorite location

In my last post I wrote about photographing a sunset from a familiar stretch of riverbank below the dam at Tuttle Creek Lake.  A few days later I found myself photographing sunrise (of all things!) at another familiar place…Stockdale Park on Tuttle Creek Lake.  I have taken a lot of photographs at Stockdale, the trees…

Wildcat Park

Last weekend I was at Wildcat Park with my photography class. This is a really nice little park. There are several lines of black walnut trees that were planted in a clearing which makes for interesting lines and shadows in the evening. I took this first photo facing down one of the rows of walnut…

Marlatt Park

I was out at Marlatt Park last weekend with one of my photography classes and we lucked into a great shooting situation. The light was pretty good with a decent sunset, but the best part of the evening occurred as the last group of students and I were leaving. As we turned to go back…

The scene that created an obsession

When I first started doing nature photography I used to go out on Marlatt Ave looking for photos. It is still one of my favorite places to go out and shoot (although the area is sadly starting to be “developed”). One evening, probably 12 years ago or so, I was just sitting in my vehicle…