When I saw the The Daily Post's Weekly Photo Challenge of "Structure" I was excited about getting some detailed shots of the balloons at the Spirit of Boise, since my daughter and I already had plans to go to the Saturday launch (tradition). When I got there, I got worried that the photos would fit…Read more Details from Spirit of Boise 2017
Just after we went camping at Bruneau State Park for 4th of July, there was a fire that started nearby and burned over 48,000 acres, the Loveridge fire. The park was closed for day or two when the fire was near. I'd forgotten. We just went again. As I drove into the park, "Oh, yeah,…Read more Bruneau State Park and the Loveridge Fire
So I took this picture on a whim one evening. I had just come home from work and I notice this single red leaf standing out from all the other leaves on the lawn. I went inside and grabbed my camera, came back out and took a few shots, then went back in to get…Read more Single Red Leaf
I am still chasing that elusive County Fair ribbon for my photography. This means I experiment with closeup photos of specific details of an object and with camera settings and motion (yes, motion). Here's two okay photos from my experimentation over the weekend. I also found this spot of grass that already looked like it…Read more Labor Day Weekend – Abstract Nature
I'm getting into posting again more slowly than anticipated. Here's some photos of my kid "sand-surfing" at Bruneau Sand Dunes. It was so sunny, I did not think I would get good pictures but they are actually really nice. We are going again, soon, so I will work on getting even better "action shots"
In early December we had a huge cold snap. We had a snow storm followed by below zero temperatures. Then one day the temperature crept up just to freezing and, with the heat escaping from the house, the snow on the roof of our house melted in a waterfall off the side of our house,…Read more Frozen Waterfall
Remember to take time to "smell the roses" which means paying attention to the random instances of beauty around you instead of rushing around with your daily chores and ignoring anything that would slow you down or distract you. This morning I went out to get my coffee mug from my car and I saw…Read more What a beautiful world