Tag Archives: Nebraska

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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Old Mail Box

We found an old mailbox at the entrance to the Bone Creek Art Gallery in David City, Nebraska.  It was in such good condition that it might have been a replica. The mailbox was solid cast iron; the lid on … Continue reading

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Memorial Day, 2018

I never get tired of looking at Old Glory, but get real excited when I see her flying in various formations. Five sets of three flag poles line each side of the drive at Valmont Industries’ Corporate Headquarters in Omaha, … Continue reading

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Snake River Falls

Snake River Falls is in the top ten list of scenic sights in Nebraska.  It’s located on private land southwest of Valentine, NE, but the landowner allows the public to visit the sight for $1.00.  Just put your dollar in … Continue reading

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Moonset

The moon set in the western sky about ten minutes before sunrise.  I shot this the same morning I shot the Snow Geese at Desoto National Wildlife Refuge, near Blair, Nebraska. The celestial bodies were almost in perfect alignment; after … Continue reading

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Desoto NWR

The word was out; snow geese were gathering at Nebraska’s Desoto National Wildlife Refuge.  Gathering is an understatement, more like a national convention; local naturalists estimated upwards of 500,000. Over 1200 acres of fields and wetlands provide a welcome stopover … Continue reading

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