Photography Experiences

Nerja, Spain Drone 6/2/23

June 02, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
This drone shot did not just happen. I planned to be at this place, at this time and had completed hours of drone practice. I was ready and had the confidence to fly out over the sea. This morning in Nerja, Spain the conditions were right to get the shot- the light was low, the wind calm. No persons were around. Often, when I plan to take a photo,...
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Ship Drone Photo 9/10/22

September 11, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
I got my first drone about a year and one-half ago, a DJI Mini 2. I loved it; however, I knew I could get better photos if I upgraded to a DJI Mini 3 Pro, since it has a bigger sensor. I bought the new drone and today used it to take one of my all-time favorite photos of a ship entering the Duluth, MN. shipping canal. I had the drone in the sky and...
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Minneapolis Storm Clouds 8/26/21

August 26, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I saw low clouds moving fast through Minneapolis and immediately thought of doing a time-lapse. It was raining a bit, so I didn't want to carry my photo gear. I took my phone and walked onto the Franklin Ave bridge where I had a good view of the city. I took photos and a couple of time-lapse videos. I opened one of the photos in Photoshop, cloned...
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Mountain Bluebird Feb.2 2021

February 02, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
One of my favorite subjects to photograph is birds in snow.This past December there were reports of a Mountain bluebird four miles from where I live. I thought the vibrant blue color of the bird in the white snow would make a nice photo. I tried looking for the bird a number of times with no luck, when I returned home I saw others photos of the bir...
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Snowshoe Hare Nov. 22, 2020

November 26, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I saw photos of snowshoe hares, but had never seen one. I wanted to photograph one in the winter, when it's fur is white. I pictured a scene where the snowshoe hare would be sitting in an open area that was covered in snow. It would be difficult to do. I would have to drive over three hours to a large desolate area in northern Minnesota with no gu...
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