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Door County Winter Wonderland

Heavy snows in Northern Wisconsin have created a “Winter Wonderland” this winter. My wife kept showing me dramatic photos from Minocqua and Door County hinting that she would like to visit the area. We discussed it with a friend who had to drive up to Baileys Harbor and, within a few days, the two were […]

Park Benches

The winter of 2019 has been particularly snowy giving St. Louisans beautiful vistas and icy roads. These benches overlook Forest Park’s Grand Basin and in the upper right hand corner of the photo you can see people sledding on Forest Park’s famous Art Hill. Any time of year, this is a popular place.

Forest Park Bridge

If you explore around Forest Park in St. Louis you will find this scenic suspension bridge just east of the Grand Basin. This was a very cold morning after a light snow in St. Louis. The fresh snow made for some great photographs..  

Chalet 21

One of Missouri’s great wineries is Chaumette in St. Genevieve. On the grounds they have cabins or “Chalets” where you can spend the night. When we go there we like Chalet 21 where you can sit out on the deck and watch the sunset or sunrise in addition to a stunning view of the area. […]

Bald Eagle

The Bald Eagle, our national emblem, is an easily recognizable and spectacular bird. It has a dark brown body and wings and a white head and tail. Its legs and feet are bright yellow, as is its large, hooked bill. Its piercing eyes are light yellow. Females are larger than males, weigh from 10-14 pounds, […]

Northwoods Sunrise

Take Highway 51 north out of Wausau, Wisconsin and farmland will turn to woods which will soon be surrounded by scenic lakes. Here you will be in the Great Northwoods of Wisconsin. This is a view from the Highway 51 bridge of a sunrise on Lake Minocqua. This bridge, crossing into the town of Minocqua […]

Loop Trolley

An eclectic entrepreneur in my home town of University City (part of St. Louis, MO), thought it would be a great idea to run a trolley up and down our downtown area. 50 million dollars (of taxpayer money) later they have two of these running. The “Loop Trolleys” are now running, taking us back to […]

Equestrian Sunset

The fall sunsets seem to be extra brilliant and then minutes afterward become even more so. Here I was on the edge of this pasture to photograph the colors and the horses had to come over to see what I was doing.

Fall Hunt

It’s the end of fall and time to take the hounds into the empty fields. The Three Creek Basset pack will spendĀ  weekends from now until April honing their tracking skills. This is an opportunity to get out, enjoy the Fall weather and fresh air.

Ha Ha Tonka Ruins

Lightroom just came out with a new HDR, Panorama merge feature so I thought I would test it out. This a photo taken several years ago and thought it would be perfect for a test of this feature. The photo is in two sections, left and right. Each section is 5 shots taken at 5 […]

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