My first of three trips to Oxnard last year was only a few weeks after I received my new Nikon Z7. I really hadn’t had much time to use it yet, so I spent an evening after dark walking around the hotel grounds taking pictures of whatever looked interesting. Since it was dark outside, everything I could photograph was lit by artificial light. … Continue readingOxnard in Artificial Light
This is a follow-up to my previous post. That post featured Oxnard Beach shorebirds actually on the beach, whereas this post features exclusively birds in flight. … Continue readingShorebirds Aloft, Oxnard Edition
My wife, Susan, travels frequently on business to Oxnard, California, and I ended up visiting her three times over the past six months. I take some time each trip to photograph the birds on the beach. … Continue readingShorebirds Afoot, Oxnard Edition
Story Last month I decided to explore the Painted Hill Trail in Tucson, Arizona, and take some pictures. It is only a couple miles from my house, but was new to me. It is a recently-developed trail and loops over and around some small hills … Continue readingSurrounded!
There are a large number of interesting old buildings hidden along the roads near East Camden, Arkansas. Most seem to be related to munitions production, storage, and transportation during the Second World War. At some point, many of these were abandoned and are in various states of decay. There are rail sidings, loading docks, and the like in abundance. … Continue readingMuntin Wood
I visited southern Arkansas in mid-July as summer storms were rolling through: during a short two-hour visit to Cane Creek State Park, I was continually soaked either from repeated downpours or my own sweat. If I had just been hot and drenched and uncomfortable… … Continue readingSwinging Liana
My first visit to Badlands National Park—and for that matter South Dakota—was on a dry day at the end of a wet summer. So other than the iconic badlands features themselves, the park was uncharacteristically green. … Continue readingNot So Badlands