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FALL COLOR AMPING UP

FALL COLOR AMPING UP

It's already mid-October, and I'd say we're at least a week from peak color. Around town and in the neighborhoods, there are some lovely...

MIGRATIONS CONTINUE

MIGRATIONS CONTINUE

I talked to my brother a few days ago, and he told me of seeing a large number of migrating Sandhill Hill Cranes in a marshy area near...

 
 
 
A WELCOME SUNSET

A WELCOME SUNSET

Last Saturday's mostly sunny day was a perfect respite from the dreary, wet days we've been having for nearly two weeks. The sunshine...

SANDHILL CRANE MIGRATION UNDERWAY

SANDHILL CRANE MIGRATION UNDERWAY

This week, I saw several signs that the fall migration of Sandhill Cranes to their winter locations is underway. Cranes, and geese,...

 
 
 
WHAT WILL I BE GIVEN

WHAT WILL I BE GIVEN

In a recent blog post from Outdoor Photographer, writer and photographer Russ Burden spoke about leading photography safaris and how...

CLOSING IN ON FALL

CLOSING IN ON FALL

The Autumnal Equinox is about ten days away, yet already there are signs of fall. It's definitely hard to let go of summer but fall...

 
 
 
JUVENILES LEARN TO DANCE

JUVENILES LEARN TO DANCE

Over the last couple of weeks, I've made several trips to farm country, and I've been lucky to see and photograph the Sandhill Crane...

A MIGHTY MAC ADVENTURE

A MIGHTY MAC ADVENTURE

Last week two friends and I took a day trip to Mackinaw City. We planned to shop at Mackinaw Crossings and have a whitefish lunch at...

 
 
 
A SUNDAY EVENING'S BOUNTY

A SUNDAY EVENING'S BOUNTY

It had rained throughout the afternoon, but the skies had cleared so Gracie and I set out to see what critters might be enjoying the...

THE LONG WAIT IS OVER

THE LONG WAIT IS OVER

The conditions are nearly perfect. There are still a few golden fields of hay yet to be cut. But most of the hay has been harvested...

 
 
 
BEAUTY AMONG THE SUNFLOWERS

BEAUTY AMONG THE SUNFLOWERS

Along M-204, which connects the two sides of the Leelanau Peninsula, there is a sight so beautiful that it moves drivers to stop, look,...

A RIVER FREED

A RIVER FREED

I'd been over the Robbins Bridge a few times when the Sabin Dam was first being dismantled, but I hadn't been back in a while. With...

 
 
 
FLOWN THE COOP

FLOWN THE COOP

I invited a friend and her grandson to go along with me on a birding photoshoot. I'd hoped to show them some herons and egrets that...

LILIES OF ALL KINDS

LILIES OF ALL KINDS

Like roses and irises, lilies are among my most favorite flowers. I love the beautiful yellow-gold Stella D'Oro lilies that are so...

 
 
 
A SUMMER'S EVENING DRIVE

A SUMMER'S EVENING DRIVE

I hadn't been out to farm country since mid-June, and it was a beautiful evening for a drive. Gracie nudged my camera bag as a hint...

THUNDERBIRDS ROAR INTO TOWN

THUNDERBIRDS ROAR INTO TOWN

I hadn't planned to photograph the Thunderbirds because I'd done a blog on them in the past. But when they flew directly over my back...

 
 
 
STILL A SUNSET

STILL A SUNSET

I'd been watching the weather forecast for a clear night where there might be a good sunset. But the kinds of sunsets I've been used...

IRISES ALL AROUND

IRISES ALL AROUND

It doesn't have to be the blue iris, it could be weeds in a vacant lot, or a few small stones; just pay attention... From “Praying”...

 
 
 
BABY BOOMERS

BABY BOOMERS

Spring is the time of year when I see many baby animals and waterfowl. The young ones are always so cute to see and photograph. Out...

BLOSSOMTIME ARRIVES

BLOSSOMTIME ARRIVES

Blossomtime: One of the most beautiful times of the year in our area! With perfect viewing weather forecast over the next four days,...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Contemporary Southwest Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting, Patinas...

Contemporary Southwest Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting, Patinas "Mountain" by Arizona Contemporary Artist Pat Stacy

I love the contrasts, textures, and colors of this contemporary Mountain. It also looks great horizontally, and I have gently signed it both ways. The painting is done over... Read more ...

Banksy's Gross Domestic Product Ecommerce Store Launches with Line of...

Banksy's Gross Domestic Product Ecommerce Store Launches with Line of Sardonic Homewares

As we recently reported , Banksy debuted a dystopian homewares store on October 1, 2019. Making good on his promise to open an online platform to purchase goods displayed in... Read more ...

Urban Art, Manhattan, Contemporary Abstract Street Scene Painting...

Urban Art, Manhattan, Contemporary Abstract Street Scene Painting “Approaching Storm” by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

30"x40" Oil on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available Read more ...

Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil...

Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Sunlit Glade” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

Painting knives were chosen to apply bold colors that express the dichotomy of this meadow... bright, warm sunshine contrasted by deep chilly shadows just a few feet away. Now... Read more ...

Adobe Animate 101: Creating Animated Graphic Symbols and Motion Tweens in...

Adobe Animate 101: Creating Animated Graphic Symbols and Motion Tweens in Adobe Animate

Creating Animated Graphic Symbols and Motion Tweens in Adobe Animate You will need a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud to complete this lesson. We will be using the programs... Read more ...

Savannah Wildlife Preserve

Savannah Wildlife Preserve

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Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil...

Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Sunlit Glade” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

Painting knives were chosen to apply bold colors that express the dichotomy of this meadow... bright, warm sunshine contrasted by deep chilly shadows just a few feet away. Now... Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media,Collage Art "Under a Big Sky" by Intuitive Artist Joan...

Abstract Mixed Media,Collage Art "Under a Big Sky" by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

Mixed media collage with rich golds, images of trees, musical score, and an oversized nest, Many metaphorical possibilities are embedded in this painting. 16"x12" Mixed... Read more ...

Contemporary Southwest Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting, Patinas...

Contemporary Southwest Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting, Patinas "Mountain" by Arizona Contemporary Artist Pat Stacy

I love the contrasts, textures, and colors of this contemporary Mountain. It also looks great horizontally, and I have gently signed it both ways. The painting is done over... Read more ...

Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil...

Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Sunlit Glade” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

Painting knives were chosen to apply bold colors that express the dichotomy of this meadow... bright, warm sunshine contrasted by deep chilly shadows just a few feet away. Now... Read more ...