• Trains, Planes and Automobiles. You are looking at a black and white photo of a train crossing over and old metal bridge. High above the Wisconsin River.

    Trains, Planes and Automobiles

    Trains, Planes and Automobiles make for some interesting subjects in photography. I love the industrial sleek lines you get from them, either in black, white or any color you choose. They make for some interesting conversation pieces. When hung on a wall or in a frame sitting on a coffee table. I photographed the locomotive in Stevens Point, Wisconsin down under the old metal bridge, crossing the Wisconsin River. I waited for quit some time for that train to begin it’s crossing. It seemed as if the engineer was teasing. Because he’s pull up to the bridge look down at me, then pull back, back and forth he’d go. Then…

  • You are looking at the August Sturgeon Full Moon. Rising up above my city. The city lights are all lit up with a trail of car lights passing by.

    August Sturgeon Full Moon

    The  August Sturgeon Full Moon was a beautiful site this year. It was big, bright and very orange, that most certainly reminded me of fall and pumpkins! The August Moon Phases I thought I’d do something a little different with this months Full Moon. Instead of just sharing the grand moon finale, I thought I’d add in the beginning of the moons phases, to the August Sturgeon Full Moon. That way you can see how it changes in size and direction. I absolutely love photographing the moon, because it’s always showing me something new. The above photo was taken on August 6th, 2019 on a Thursday. It’s in the Waxing…

  • You are looking at a Lightning with orange skies. I've never in my life seen such orange during a severe storm.

    Lightning With Yellow-Orange Skies

    Lightning with yellow-orange skies, something I’ve never seen before. Here in Wisconsin, we are accustomed to getting a few damaging storms during the summer months. But, this storm was just a little bit different. My storm chasing sidekick and I, were out and about waiting for it to roll in. I was hoping it was going to bring with it, some below the cloud lightning. Here in my area it’s rather rare for the lightning to come down below the clouds. So it is a real treat to get to photograph it when it does. From Green to Yellow-Orange Skies It had been a near 100 degrees with very high…

  • How to Photograph Lightning, you are looking at a lightning flash up in the clouds, with the city of Wausau below.

    How to Photograph Lightning

    How to Photograph Lightning can be challenging and very unpredictable. So if your a beginner, and don’t capture the perfect lightning shot the first time. Try not to get discouraged, it takes practice and there’s always next time. Even the best photographers miss those bolts running across the sky. Safety First First things first, always keep in mind your safety. Lightning can strike as far away as 6 to 10 miles from the storm. So that means when your storm chasing and wanting to photograph it. Keep at least 6 to 10 or more miles away from the storm. It’s best if you can photograph lightning under a covered area.…

  • You are looking at a group of exploding fireworks, in gold and red on the Fourth of July.
    Fun,  Photography

    Independence Day: Fourth of July

    Independence Day also known as the Fourth of July, is an American national holiday. That honors the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Americans traditionally celebrate the holiday with family outings that conclude with colorful displays of fireworks. For a list of events and fireworks show in the Wisconsin area, go here. This is also the time that we celebrate the birthday of the United States of America.  The founders of the new nation considered Independence Day an important occasion for rejoicing. John Adams said, ” I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought…