this Red Bellied Woodpecker is one of many generations that have lived year-round near my home. these guys are seemeingly impervious to cold, and fun to watch too, as they will chase even large squirrels away from 'their' food.
A sudden Spring rain instantly doubles the amount of blossoms that can be seen.
This hungry green grasshopper was not bothered in the least by his hitchhiker. He was just as happy when the fly flew on to his next adventure.
The tree refuses to succumb, through the waters rise; it's form, stark, against a golden sunset.
Autumn color reflections on Dockery Lake in north Georgia.
This is in wedge pond of Kananaskis country, Alberta. This leaf was lying on a dead tree to welcome sunrise when I found it.
This is a plant in vermillion lakes. When the sun is coming out from the remote mountains, it starts to melt down snow and frost.
I found this dead leaf when walking on a playground in the city of Calgary, and watching the sunset through it really gave me the magical feeling.
Throughout many areas of the southeastern United States, a flowering plant often grows on larger trees. Typically on southern live oaks like these, or on bald cypress trees. The curly strands can grow up to 25 feet in length, but are not actually...
From my series "Morning Fog". Title "Meditation"
The Smoky Mountain National Park is the most frequently visited National Park within the United States. Not just because there is no admission fee, but more so for its pure beauty and close proximity to highly populated regions. Although each season...
The grape harvest in Napa Valley was later this year allowing for photos of grapes on the vine and turning leaves. This is a three shot compilation using Photoshop HDR.
This is a photo of a one day blooming cactus. The shot was taken early in the morning as the flowers began blooming.
Photo taken early morning in the fall on the south rim of the Grand Canyon.
Spring is my favorite season of the year, but there are always contrasts. It can be winter one day and summer the next. The fresh new green growth and the old brown dried out. The soft lacy leaves and the prickly, spiny thistle head.
Early morning Reflection shot on a boat in the Hudson River.
The sensual curves of the petels of this newly emerged Michigan Lily creates a beautiful abstract of color and lines.
With so many photos of majestic places posted here, how can MY favorite place even compare? I have visited many majestic places in my life, but none of which is more favorite than my "Home". This photo was taken near my home in southwestern Wisconsin....
The brilliant Auttumn color disply is reflected in Council Lake as an abstrct water color image.
I found this dead leaf when walking on a playground in the city of Calgary, and watching the sunset through it gave me the magical feeling
The vivid Michigan autumn colors reflect their brilliance in the moving water of Bond Falls as it swiftly flows over the rocks.
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