Fishing in the Fog

November 30, 2021 - Here is an image I came across and remember not editing years ago because of the softer focus but that is exactly why I...
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Standing on the Mississippi

November 29, 2021 - This image was taken on an overcast day with mist on the water. I love the effect it gives to the images. This was take...
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Bald Eagle over the Mississippi in B&W

November 28, 2021 - Pretty scene of a Mississippi River bald eagle soaring with common mergansers and other ducks in the background enjoying...
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Warm Colors on a Cool Morning

November 28, 2021 - There is nothing like sunrise colors on a cool morning to warm the heart.
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Turkey Turkey Day

November 25, 2021 - An image of a male turkey all puffed up taken in the Spring. I figured today was the perfect day to dig it up and edit a...
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Happy Thanksgiving

November 25, 2021 - Just a quick edit to say Happy Thanksgiving!
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Impressive Flyover

November 24, 2021 - This is one of those flyovers that can be common along the Mississippi River. One that is so close that I couldn't even...
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Black and White Eagle in Flight

November 23, 2021 - I went with this high contrast black and white edit for this beautiful bald eagle as it flies into your living room.
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Catching the Fish in Motion

November 22, 2021 - This has quite a bit of blur but in all of the right places. I love the motion conveyed in this image as the eagle swoop...
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A Close Look at a Perfect Catch

November 21, 2021 - This might be my new favorite Eagle images to this point. I love this close-up, intimate look of the eagle mid-flight wi...
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Beauty Along the Banks of the Mississippi

November 20, 2021 - Another blast from the past. I really hope I can get back to see these beautiful birds this winter along the Mississippi...
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Catching Ice Cold Fish

November 19, 2021 - An image from 2015 that I just edited of an American Bald Eagle catching a small fish from the ice cold Mississippi Rive...
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Bald Eagle Black and White Beauty

November 18, 2021 - I'm a sucker for a high contrast black and white and when I can combine that with one of my favorite birds, it is magic.
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Hovering Beauty

November 17, 2021 - Another image of a Mississippi River Bald Eagle that I dug up and edited from the archives. I'm glad I found this image...
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A Barn in a Bean Field

November 16, 2021 - This beautiful old barn was just begging to be photographed. The morning light was perfect and the clouds, shot at a lon...
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Be the Thorn

November 15, 2021 - This palm warbler did its best impersonation of a thorn sitting perfectly still as I took this image.
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Good Morning on the Farm

November 15, 2021 - A cool, crisp morning on a Midwest Farm in Central Illinois.
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Rural Texture

November 14, 2021 - My thinking as I went about this image...I really wanted to show off the textures of this scene with the harvested field...
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Stocking Up for Winter

November 14, 2021 - This Robin has the right idea...stocking up on juniper berries before winter arrives!
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Spectacular Flyover

November 13, 2021 - I have many images in the archives that I haven't edited so it is fun to go back and enjoy/edit them from time to time....
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Gathering Juniper Berries in Evening Light

November 13, 2021 - I caught this yellow-rumped warbler enjoying some juniper berries just as the sun was going down. I just love when I can...
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Swamp Sparrow's Brilliant Colors

November 12, 2021 - The colors and tones on the back feathers of this swamp sparrow are simply amazing.
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Tennessee Warbler Hideout

November 10, 2021 - I took this image back on Oct. 23rd in the Prairie near Lake Evergreen. It was fun spotting this Tennessee Warbler hidin...
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Yellow-rumped Warbler in the Prairie

November 09, 2021 - I love the isolation and colors on this little yellow-rumped warbler as it sits on a stem back dropped by beautiful prai...
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Tucked into the Trees

November 08, 2021 - Beautiful scene of a barn tucked in among the colorful Autumn trees.
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Autumn in the Pasture

November 07, 2021 - This scene caught my eye as I was driving around McLean County in Late October. The trees were starting to change more a...
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Swamp Sparrow Pose

November 06, 2021 - Getting birds in good light is always a challenge but especially some of these sparrows that like to withdrawal into thi...
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Late October in Central Illinois

November 04, 2021 - Just a simple, yet beautiful, panoramic view of harvested fields in the Midwest in late October at sunrise.
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Golden-crowned Kinglet Blending In

November 03, 2021 - I like this angle showing off the colors of the beautiful Golden-crowned Kinglet even if it was blending in nicely with...
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Ruby-crowned Kinglet-3

November 02, 2021 - How cute is this little Ruby-crowned Kinglet from Lake Evergreen? While it looks fairly calm, this little bird was hoppi...
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Northern Harrier Soaring

November 02, 2021 - I believe this is an adult female or an immature Northern Harrier as it was soaring above a plowed corn field in rural M...
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Northern Harrier on a Morning Hunt

November 01, 2021 - I so love these birds...Northern Harriers are fun to watch as they swoop low over fields as they hunt. This image is the...
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