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A Sample of Pop’s “Bee” Images

Predator

Some of Your Beeswax

Sedum Bumbler

Look of Defiance

Chicory Bee

Bumbling Bees

Garden Cafe

Buzz By Here - To Infinity and Beyond

Pick Your Poison

Blind Side Attack

On a Mission

Honey Bee on Sedum

Covering the Cosmos

Center of the Cosmos

Three's a Crowd

Popular Spot

On A Pedestal

On Golden Rod

The Beeline

Messy Hands

Bee on Yellow

Incoming

Bumble Bee Choreography

Messy Hands

A Sample of Pop’s “People” Photo Collection

Considering the Next Move

Sugar and Spice

Front Porch Portrait

Caged Competitor

Early Adoration

Child In the Ligtht

Stroll Through the Weeds

Attention Grabbing

Eye Contact

On the Line

Eyes of Wonder

Rounding the Curve

Troubadours of Basin Spring Park

Down by the Creek

Sun Day

Catching Some Light

EAA Fireworks

Hear Me Roar

B&W

Vintage Lily

Lily, Monochrome, B&W, Drops, Flower

Every now an then, some vintage black and white just seems right. This is a lily bloomed in a flowerbed in our yard. I can’t remember if it was wet from a shower or the early morning dew.

This is the kind of image that looks very sharp in a simple black frame and wide, white mat.  (Take a LOOK)

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Flourish of Gray

Flower, Poppy, Monochrome, B&W, Macro

This is a close-up look at the center of a poppy. The tissue-paper-like texture of the poppy petals make an interesting frame for the flower’s center.

This bloom started as a very bright red.  I decided to take a different turn and make it a black and white image.

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Family Feets

Feet, Family, Parents, Bare Feet, Foot, Legs, B&W, Monochrome

A family visit to the lake yielded this foot portrait. The feet belong to our son, daughter-in-law and their 8-month-old boy.

I love this image because it sparks the imagination – wondering about the family and the story behind this scene. As you study the image, it also provides plenty of interest points – the dimples, the wet hair, the toes, the positions, the water drops, the diaper.

Feet are very unique and always interesting, although, sometimes, in an unappealing way. I thought this was a very appealing bunch.

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Opening Ceremony

Flowers, Bloom, Spring, Branch, Tree, Apple Blossoms, Monochrome, B&W

Early spring gives us some of it’s first blooming beauty on the trees. This bunch of blossoms, was part of springtime’s opening ceremony. They were perfectly position at the end of a low hanging branch, discovered on a walk through a local wooded area.

I decided to take on the challenge of processing these as a monochrome image. Since they were white flowers, it proved to be more of a challenge than I bargained for. It’s difficult to maintain any kind of detail with all that white.

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Epic Spiral Stairway

Spiral, Stairway, Monochrome, B&W, Eye, Epic, Verona, Wisconsin

Things are looking up. (Well, I was, anyway.)  This is a view of a unique spiral stairway with my wife and son looking down at me. (Probably thinking, “Can we go now? How many more pictures are you going to take?”)

Architecture, Stairway, Monochrome, B&W, Epic, Verona, WisconsinThese are photos I took a couple of years ago as we toured the company my son works for – Epic in Verona, WI. They specialize in software for the medical industry. They have a very cool campus with buildings that tend to be theme oriented, accented with unique architecture, sculpture and artwork.  Plenty of cool stuff to point a camera at.

All these images are looking up at the same stairway from different angles.

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Epic, Stairway, Architecture, Monochrome, B&W, Verona, Wisconsin

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1 + 1 = 3

Baby Feet, Toes, Rings, Wedding, Monochrome, Infant

A mother and father’s wedding rings look huge when placed on the toes of their newborn son.

During our first photo op, our son and daughter-in-law placed their wedding rings on the toes of Samuel – their first child, our first grandchild. Sammy was 1 week old at the time of this photo.

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Lower Level Sprites

Stairway, Lighted, Curved, Statutes, Dancing Sprites, Monochrome

The sprites have their own interpretative dance party at the bottom of a lighted stairway on the campus of Epic in Verona, Wisconsin.

This photo was taken as we toured the huge Epic campus – led by our son, who works for the major software company. Epic is the world leader in software for mid-size and large medical groups, hospitals and integrated healthcare organizations.

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Solitude on Ice

lighthouse, fog, Ice, Algoma, Wisconsin, WI, Monochrome, B&W, Black and White, Mist, Lake Michigan

The morning was cold.  The sun was rising…and so was a mist from the patches of open water near the lighthouse that stands at the Alogma, Wisconsin harbor.

I posted a color image from this same morning a week ago – Frigid Sunrise Fog.

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