Tag Archives: Nebraska

Coneflower

Mid-September, and we’re getting pretty close to the end of late summer blooms, but these Coneflowers still look pretty good. Taken at Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, NE.   Thought for the Day:  I hate flowers — I paint them because … Continue reading

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Back to School

Nebraska schools open in mid-August now, even the colleges are starting before Labor Day anymore.  In Europe, however, September 1st is the “standard” opening day of school. September 1st is almost like a national holiday.  Kids dress up, families dress … Continue reading

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Log Rolling

Log rolling is a popular sport among lumberjacks, but what about pelicans?  It looks like these two are “on a roll”, so to speak.  The one on the right seems satisfied with its position, but the one on the left … Continue reading

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Holy Shrine

I’ve been working on low light shots.  Getting sharp focus is a challenge, and this one could certainly be improved.  More patience would help, taking the time to raise the mirror, zoom in and manually focus.  Practice, practice, practice. This … Continue reading

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So What?

This is a “So What?!” shot; a fallen tree with a boring railroad bridge in the background.  Well, whoopee-to-do.  Not so fast, my friends. From a distance, this looks like any other railroad bridge crossing the Platte River, known to … Continue reading

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