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A Sample of Pop’s Autumn Foliage Images

Luminescent Leaves

Season Finale

Fall In the Ferns

Fall On the Rocks

Autumn Blues

Sprig of Pearls

Goodbye Gorgeous

Red Velvet

Autumn Upshot

Wonder Leaf

Scarlett Barbs

Autumn's Palette

Cascading Sumac

Fall Arrangement

Fall Leaf Patterns

Turning Red

Two Leaves Left On the Right

Color Coordination - Autumn Leaves

Autumn Glory

Beautiful Branch

Sumac in the Sun

Little Show Off

Autumn Upshot

A Sample of Pop’s Sunrise Collection

Wisps of Light

Bright Future

Sunrise of Hope

Gold Standard

Red Sky at Morning

Wide Awakening

Dreamscape

Wide Eyed Sunrise

Sun & Surf Rising

Dawn's Brighter Light

Crimson Tide

Moody Morning

Dawn of Promise

Sweet Distraction

Sunrise Frolic

Algoma Sunrise Panorama

Beaming Breakthrough

Backlit-Lighthouse-08-20-11

Break of Dawn

Sunrise Sedation

Morning Walk

Sunrise Brushstrokes

Risin' and Shinin'

Summertime Sunrise

Algoma Sunbeam Panorama

Bathed in Beams

Early Amber Rising

Lighthouse Bling - Portrait

Lighthouse Bling

Morning Farm Field

Sunrise Pano 07-14-11

Sunrise Siren Call

Kewaunee Morning Glory

Morning on the Pier

Kewaunee's Premium Blend

Morning Beam

Winter Lighthouse

Kewaunee Morning Sunrise - 08/14-10

Going Fishing - 08-14-10

The Break of Dawn

Burning Off the Fog

Fishing Glory

A Brighter Beacon

Peace Like a River

Winter Beach - Color

Winter Beach - Sepia-toned

Fire & Ice Sunrise

Kewaunee Morning Glory

Algoma Sunrise Panorama

Kewaunee Lighthouse at Sunrise

A Light Caress

Rose, Monochrome, Macro, Flower, B&W
The subtle tone and texture of this rose is accentuated by the soft light from a near by window.

It will be awhile before the flowers begin to bloom this spring.  In the interim, I picked up a few flowers from a florist to photograph.

This rose is actually a vibrant, two-toned, orange and yellowish color. Ironically, the color made it an excellent candidate for a monochrome treatment.

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Break of Dawn (vintage)


This is an image that dates back a few years.  I was searching for it on this website and was surprised that I had never posted here.  It’s a digitally enhanced version of one of my most popular images – Break of Dawn.  (See the original HERE)  The original is a wonderful color image.  It would be my favorite of the two, but I also like the aged look this one receives from the monochrome and textured effects.

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Heaven’s Lake

Lake, Fishing, Clouds, Sky, Lake Michigan
This is an early morning view of Lake Michigan – taken from the shore at Algoma, WI.  I was there to photograph the lighthouse at sunrise.  There were a few boats trolling close by and the opening in the clouds caught my eye.

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Splishin’ & Splashin’

Duck, Splashing, Water, Happy, Joyful
This little duck was having a grand ole time, splashing up a storm, celebrating a sunny, early spring day after a long, hard winter.

I happened to catch this character and its joyful display at the N.E.W. Zoo – about 10 minutes from Green Bay, WI.

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In A Mood

Sunrise, Lighthouse, Kewaunee, Lake Michigan, Cloudy,
The dramatic clouds created quite a backdrop for the Kewaunee Lighthouse and pier.  Though it looks kind of stormy, it was a pleasant, calm morning. (That is, pleasant for a brisk, 15-degree, mid-March morning.)

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With Ease

Sunrise, Algoma, WI, Lighthouse, Lake Michigan
The vivid colors of a Lake Michigan sunrise create a pleasing silhouette of the Algoma, WI lighthouse and pier.

This is the kind of scene that inspires me to pause and consider my many blessing and the beauty of God’s creation.

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Fire Painters In the Sky

Sunrise, Water, Ripples, Sky, Trees, Lake, River, FloodThis image is a combination of stunning, natural beauty and a generous helping of digital magic.  Let me share some of the details.

This is one of my earliest photos taken with my first decent digital camera. The camera a Kodak EasyShare DX7590 that I purchased to document my first trip to Liberia, Africa in 1995 .  The DX7590 was a minor step up from a typical point-and-shoot camera with a whopping 5-megapixels. (Pretty impressive, in those days, for a small, consumer grade camera. My current camera provides 24-megapixels.)

This photo was taken in march of 2007.  At home in the early evening, I saw the wonderful colors in the sky out my living room window.  Of course, I grabbed my camera and dashed out the door.

I crossed the road in front of my house to be able to frame up the sky without any interference from the power lines and poles between me and the beauty. I included the dormant tree to add contrast and interest to the scene. I snapped several frames of the incredible sky with the trees and field before me.

If you haven’t guessed by now, the water you see in the foreground wasn’t part of the original scene.  I added the water, digitally, after the fact.  The lovely, rippling reflection of the water in this image replaced a barren farm field, mostly covered with melting snow.  You can see a couple of the original images I took – with out the water effect – in this earlier post:  Fire In the Sky

The farm field was dark and dreary, compared to the sky, so I thought it needed an upgrade.  I had been trying out a trial version of software developed to add a water effect and thought the reflective quality of water might add more interest and color to the bottom of the image.  In fact, I extended the bottom area of the photo, to fit more ripples in the view.

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