“Unofficial” Starve Rock Photography Club: February 26, 2017

Yet another beautiful February day in the Midwest for our monthly photo club meet at Starve Rock State Park. Boy!…am I sore today, but as always, a fun time (even with the little spill I took in the mud on our way to St. Louis Canyon.) This month we hiked to the Aurora Canyon first […]

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Spring’s Color Fest: Gibbs Gardens| Ball Ground, Georgia

With the arrival of Spring almost here, I thought it would be a good time to post some of my photographs of spring blooms to remind us of what is waiting for us just around the corner. The first time I visited Gibbs Gardens in Ball Ground, Georgia it was at the tale end of […]

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Photographing with the Tissue Paper Technique

I ran, not walked, in my excitement to try photographing with this technique…tying color tissue paper around your camera lens for a soften effect around and on the edges your subject. The technique works really well with flowers. Wouldn’t you say?  Here are 2 images I quickly photographed using the technique.  They have a few […]

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The Flooded Forest: Reelfoot Lake State Park, Tiptonville, Tennessee

One of the iconic symbols at Reelfoot Lake in northwest Tennessee is its cypress trees. The 15,000 acre lake was created by a series of violent earthquakes in 1811-1812 that caused the Mississippi River to flow backwards for a short period of time, creating Reelfoot Lake. Tall and majestic, the cypress trees where there before the […]

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