Again with the Mushrooms?

Again with the Mushrooms?

I was lazy this month, didn’t get out to shoot at all, so here’s another shot from last’s month’s safari. Shot with a Fujifilm X-E2 and a Nikon Micro-Nikkor 55mm lens. Exposure 1/8th @f2.8, ISO 200. December 2016 iPad To set as your desktop wallpaper, Internet Explorer users can click on the link so that … Continue reading

The Great Mushroom Hunt

The Great Mushroom Hunt

Quite predictably, the Fall weather has filled the small corners in the woods with these denizens of decay. I went to the Arboretum looking for mushrooms and was not disappointed. I found several that were easily photographable and spent some time playing with compositions. This month’s wallpaper is the one that I spent the least … Continue reading

The Wreck of the Peter Iredale

The Wreck of the Peter Iredale

Took a trip down to Astoria last weekend to hang out with my Mom and Step-Dad for an afternoon. While there, we visited Fort Stevens and the 110-year-old wreck of the Peter Iredale. Shot with a Fujifilm X-E2 and a Fuji 18-55mm lens. 1/420th sec @ F7.1, ISO 200. October 2016 iPad To set as … Continue reading

Bloomin’ Onion

Bloomin’ Onion

Between the lavender, onions gone to bloom and other flowers in the yard, the bees have found our backyard. Shot with a Fujifilm X-E2 and a Nikkor 55mm macro lens. 1/180th sec @ F2.8, ISO 1000. September 2016 iPad To set as your desktop wallpaper, Internet Explorer users can click on the link so that … Continue reading

The Doctor Will See You Now

The Doctor Will See You Now

On a hike near Mt Rainier this week, I spotted this dense clump of what I later learned was Jacob’s Ladder flowering on a cliff face. While looking up the flower type, I learned that it is a member of the phlox family of plants. Dr. Phlox happens to be one of my favorite characters … Continue reading

Liberty

Liberty

On my recent trip to the East Coast, my wife and I spent a day in Philadelphia seeing the sights. Visiting Independence National Historic Park took up most of our day. The exhibit for the Liberty Bell taught me a lot about the origin of the iconic bell and how its legacy and symbolism remains … Continue reading