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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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Song Sparrow

October 28, 2021 - While common, song sparrows are still a very beautiful and striking bird. I love all of their dark streaks and patterns.
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Morning on the Open Prairie

October 24, 2021 - I was excited to be able to capture this image of an American Kestrel patrolling the prairie for breakfast just before s...
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Black-throated Green Warbler Posing

September 16, 2021 - Its always nice when you know a little warbler is moving among the leaves and you prefocus on a spot just hoping and wai...
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Tree Swallow Skimming the Pond for Bugs

July 07, 2021 - Another image of a bird in flight flying fast and low over the pond. The swallows are fun to watch as they pick off bugs...
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Female Orchard Oriole Says Happy 4th!

July 04, 2021 - The orioles, both the Baltimore and Orchard, were out if full force this week at Lake Evergreen. I'll share a series of...
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Belted Kingfisher on a Wire

January 18, 2021 - The snow didn't stop this belted kingfisher from intently watching the Mackinaw River below for an afternoon meal.
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Red-bellied Woodpecker

March 16, 2020 - Here is an image of a Red-bellied Woodpecker as the available light was getting worse. This image is was taken at 6400 I...
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Restful Winter

March 07, 2020 - I made this image a couple of weeks ago when there was still ice on the lakes. This image conveys the peace and quiet fo...
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Doe in the Field

February 28, 2020 - A single doe in the field. The simplicity of this image is beautiful.
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Shy Young Doe

February 25, 2020 - This young doe was peeking out from the cover too timid to cross the path as she watched us. I almost didn't notice her...
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Great Horned Owl at Dusk

February 24, 2020 - In my pursuit to get the best nature images possible, I sometimes get hung-up on the technical aspects of an image. Trul...
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Ring-Billed Gull Fishing

February 23, 2020 - As I drove around Dawson Lake at Moraine View State Park today, I couldn't help but noticed the numbers of Ring-Billed G...
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Whitetail Posing at Sunset

February 22, 2020 - A whitetail buck posing in the evening sunset...quite a magnificent scene. It was very special moment that I was able to...
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Cardinal in the Fog

December 31, 2019 - Male Cardinal among the thicket on a foggy day allowing me to take his photo.
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Bluejay

December 29, 2019 - Here is another image of a bird, a bluejay, from my outing yesterday in poor lighting conditions using the Canon EOS R....
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Tufted Titmouse

December 28, 2019 - Here is an image of one of my favorite birds, the tufted titmouse. He is in the process of eating a peanut. This is one...
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Winter Evening

December 19, 2019 - I just love the colors and serenity of a winter sunset. The air is crisp, the light is magical, and the sky is like a pa...
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Fields of Wildflowers

August 12, 2015 - On a drive through the Mackinaw river valley, just west of Bloomington, I came across this pretty sunflower field glowin...
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John Deere in the Back Fields

August 09, 2015 - This tractor was parked along a tree line behind some fields screaming to have its image taken. I knew as I was taking t...
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Look to the Sky

May 23, 2015 - In moments of stress, business, and confusion, look to the sky for peace, comfort, and light!
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Nuthatch in Soft Light

May 22, 2015 - Just a little bit of evening light can dramatically enhance an image. In this case, the late light illuminates the bird...
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Perfect Morning on the Lake

May 18, 2015 - Another passion of mine is fishing, which I haven't been able to do as much lately. This image captures the beauty of be...
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Finding the Light in the Thicket of Trees

May 16, 2015 - I love how this cardinal managed to find the perfect amount of sunlight to bask in among the shadows of these tree limbs...
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Enjoying Some Quiet

May 08, 2015 - My daughter enjoying some peace and quiet in nature...good for the soul.
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Enjoying the Creek View

May 01, 2015 - She was a rescue dog...now she is a happy girl.
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Playing in the Wildflowers

April 30, 2015 - Here is a fun spring image of our dog enjoying the bluebell wildflowers. She loves going out on our little family advent...
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Illuminating the Undergrowth

April 25, 2015 - A blanket of new life springs from the forest floor as the morning light manages to reach even the darkest of spaces.
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Juvenile Red-winged Blackbird

April 23, 2015 - For me, enjoying nature, is like browsing an art gallery. Each scene is an exhibit crafted by His hands and worthy of pa...
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Playing Peekaboo

April 22, 2015 - How about this cute squirrel playing peekaboo with me? Finding nature can be so much fun!
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Giving Way to Spring

April 21, 2015 - Just one of my favorite trails as it transitions from the bare, cold of winter to the green, lush of spring.
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Spring Chickadee Preparing the Nest

April 18, 2015 - Spring is here...let the nesting begin. I observed a male and female black-capped chickadee pair preparing their nest to...
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Sunlit Eastern Phoebe

April 14, 2015 - Another good sign that summer is near...an pretty little eastern phoebe sitting in the sun.
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Enjoying the Day

April 13, 2015 - Seeing this red-winged blackbird was a very good sign that spring is well underway and summer isn't far behind. It was a...
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Light My Way

April 12, 2015 - Good morning on this beautiful Sunday morning.
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Sneaky Robin

April 11, 2015 - This early spring robin thought he would sneak by me and he almost made it but I proved to be just as sneaky. Good try r...
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Red-Tailed Hawk just Basking

January 04, 2015 - This beautiful bird wasn't about to be outdone by all of the latest eagle imagery. She or he (too difficult to tell) sat...
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Icy Walk-3

November 30, 2014 - Here is my day 2 image....2 silhouetted geese walking on the ice with open water in the distance. This image required ve...
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Pair of Red-headed Woodpeckers

November 29, 2014 - I went on a hike through Merwin Nature Preserve today, which is my go to spot for red-headed woodpeckers, and it did not...
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Quiet Ride

November 16, 2014 - Sometimes life just calls for a quiet ride. I love the mood of this image. My camera settings were off but the compositi...
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The Passing of a Season

October 25, 2014 - I love trying new things and being creative with my camera and the image files in post processing. For this image I lowe...
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Autumn Timber

October 22, 2014 - There aren't many sights prettier in the fall than a stand of trees with yellow leaves as far as the eyes can see. These...
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Beautiful Drive

October 20, 2014 - Check out this beautiful drive I went on this evening. The fall colors are spectacular right now. Facebook
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The Painted Skies of a Storm

July 15, 2014 - I've seen sunrise and sunset images where the skies look like a paining, but I've grown to appreciate the skies during a...
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The Mackinaw River Valley

June 27, 2014 - This unique image was created later in the day as the sun was setting behind the tree line in the dove fields of the Mac...
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Common Yellowthroat Showing Off

June 26, 2014 - This common yellowthroat stood up proud on his perch singing and showing off his colors as if to say, "check me out!" He...
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Leaping Midwest Whitetail

June 25, 2014 - I took a drive through the Mackinaw River Valley this evening with just a little light to spare and was rewarded with th...
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Midwest Storm at Dusk

June 21, 2014 - I haven't been able to photograph the storms that have been rolling through lately, in fact this is my first landscape i...
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