Blog - Dyslexic Daydreams
It was April in 2008 and we were spending some time in Tucson on our way back to Minnesota for the summer. As usual I was looking for the chance to make some photographs.
This past June, we spent a week in southwestern Minnesota at Blue Mounds State Park and nearby Touch the Sky Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge. It was the first experience of hiking on the prairie and it
This is a stunning image of a sunrise over Lake Superior, and I wish I had never been able to make it! I know you probably think I have completely lost it. Let me explain.
During non-pandemic times I would have several multi-day photography trips planned for each season.
During this outbreak I have begun to explore closer to home.
When I photograph a subject regardless if I have never been there, or it's an old familiar subject, it all starts with warm up images. What I mean is that I like to visually explore the scene while making exposures both in...
The Headwaters of the Mississippi is one of those attractions that draws visitors from around the world. The vast majority arrive during the summer season. On any given day form spring into fall you will find...
This afternoon I woke from a short nap and reminded myself of a statement I had made to my wife yesterday or the day before
I had only been photographing in Itasca State Park (Mississippi Headwaters) for a few years when I made this cool image of Wilderness Drive as it winds its way through a stand of virgin pine. The yellows, golds, and light greens
A piece of advise we were given before graduation from photography school was to look at as much photography in the genre that you wanted to pursue a career in. Back before the internet, the best way to do this was by looking at magazines and other print material
The sunsets here in Arizona can be amazing. I often overhear people talking about the sunset the other night and how great it was, and it was pretty awesome.
Summer in the Sonoran Desert can be brutal, deadly, and very beautiful. Temperatures are often north of 100 degrees fahrenheit. Mid-afternoon can bring thunderstorms that bring moisture from the Gulf of California.
I woke one morning to some of the thickest pea soup fog I have ever seen. By 8:30 am it was thinning slowly, and I excused my self to make some photographs
Along the northwestern shore of the northern arm of Lake Itasca runs the Schoolcraft Trail.
It’s the middle of July, and the daily high temps are running north of 100, and we are waiting for the first lightning storm of the monsoon season.
The Twin Ports of Superior Wisconsin and Duluth Minnesota has the distinction of being the worlds furthest inland seaport.
I woke early one winter morning knowing that it had been snowing pretty good when I had gone to bed the night before.
At the southern tip of Baja California near Cabo San Lucas lies an area that the locals call Lands End. Jutting out into the water is an impressive rock formation where one will find “El Arco” or The Arch. It is at this point where the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez meet.
A month after 911, my wife Debbie and I moved to Kailua-Kona
A piece of advise we were given before graduation from photography school was to look at as much photography in the genre that you wanted to pursue a career in. Back before the internet, the best way to do this was by looking at magazines
I was in my early thirties when I was first invited to show my work to Mike Kovacovich, manager and the rest of the management staff at Itasca State Park.
The Twin Ports of Superior Wisconsin and Duluth Minnesota has the distinction of being the worlds furthest inland seaport. Each summer ships from around the world visit the ports on the Great Lakes via the Saint Lawrence Seaway.
When I am out making photographs I tend to make a lot of exposures (something new since going digital)
I often hear customers say they can not believe how crisp and clean my photographs are. To which I explain that my goal is to put the viewer of my images in my shoes at the time of the exposure.
My mothers youngest brother and his artist wife live in an old ocean front house that had to be at least one hundred and fifty years old or older and it sat above the Atlantic ocean and
I’m often asked “how do you make the water blurry like that?” Well, many years ago I was reading a book by Les Blacklock
Most of my photographs have been constructed in my mind before the camera is attached to its tripod. This process can happen very quickly or it take time.
I had been photographing the Common Loon (Gavia immer), the state bird of Minnesota for several years. I lived in the town of Walker on Leech Lake the third largest lake in the state. I had a number of images that I was selling
Regardless of what we do, we all have a comfort zone where we feel safe and secure in our lives and jobs
Late one very warm October afternoon I went for a hike out in Tucson Mountian Park to the Desert Discovery Center.
No! I am not going to stop my photographic work to take a snap shot of you with your phone. Sorry!
I first visited Itasca as a young boy in the 1960s and like most youngsters I played in the water
Thats a cool black and white photograph, how did you get it to look that way?
Little did I know way back when, how important something as small as a list would be in my life.
I would get sent off to the “special” class.
"The deer ate my picture"