Indian Lake State Park

It was a beautiful spring day and Susan, our 7-year-old grandson, Jens, and I headed out to Indian Lake State Park, about 10 miles northwest of Middleton. Jens and I…

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Late April Snowstorm

Wisconsin weather is a jokester. Just when you think spring is finally here, there's one "last-gasp" snowstorm—this time on April 28, 2019. This "snow event" gave me an opportunity to…

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Early Spring 2019
Natural Bridge, Natural Bridge Sate Park. Sauk County.

Early Spring 2019

My grandson, Ivan, and I spent a warmish day in late March on a photography outing touring the countryside west and north of Madison. We visited Blue Mound State Park…

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Winter 2019
February morning II

Winter 2019

Well, I think Susan and I are now officially Midwesterners—having survived the cold, snowy winter of 2019. With snowfall measured by the foot and temperatures as low as -26ºF, it's…

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2018 Highlights

2018 included our first actual Wisconsin winter. As usual, we spent a couple of months at our beach house at Hamilton Beach in Wareham, Massachusetts. I also made several trips…

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The Wild Sonoma Coast

While Big Sur may be more famous, the Sonoma Coast, some 80 miles north of San Francisco is just as wild. To my mind, there is no more dramatic meeting…

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A Trip to LaCrosse

I took a day trip with a group from St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Middleton. We rode the bus through pouring rain for a while and two and a half…

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Wisconsin 2018

The differences among seasons are much more obvious in Wisconsin than in California. Winter is brown or white; spring is light green; summer is darker green; fall is every color.…

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Camden Harbor

Some 75 miles south of Bar Harbor and Acadia is one of Maine's most picturesque harbors: upscale Camden—a major tourist draw on the state's central coast. Camden's centerpiece is its…

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2017 Highlights

2017 was a year of major change as Susan and I moved from Walnut Creek, California to our new home in Madison, Wisconsin in the Spring. As usual, we spent…

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Bryce Canyon National Park

We photographed another two days at Bryce. This park couldn't be more different than Zion—except for the color of the rock. At more than 8000 feet above sea level our dawn shots were…

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Zion National Park

In November 2017 my friends, Jerry, Joel, Dennis, and I traveled to southwestern Utah and photographed two days at Zion National Park. Autumn was almost over and hints of winter lurked…

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Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Ostensibly the most photographed event on the planet, the week-long Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta occurs on the first week of October. The mountains surrounding Albuquerque make it an ideal spot for ballooning…

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Sandwich Glass Museum

You might think what could be more boring than a museum devoted to glass objects made in Sandwich, Massachusetts during the 19th century? Actually, the Sandwich Glass Museum is fascinating and…

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An Excursion in Black & White

Between 1968 and 1976 I photographed mostly in black and white because that's what I could afford. Black and white photography can be more challenging than color since the impact of…

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2016 Highlights
Motif #1

2016 Highlights

During 2016 I was able to make photographs in a wide variety of places: from Redwood National Park in far northern California to Nubble Lighthouse on the coast of Maine—and a…

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