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A Sample of Pop’s “Bee” Images

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

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

Sunrise

Sunrise Siren Call

I had plenty to accomplish this morning before going to work.  My mind wasn’t on photography, but when I stepped out our back door (on my way to fill the bird feeders for the day) I was captivated by this amazing morning sky.  I had stuff to do. I already have plenty of sunrises in my photo collection. (Just browse through this blog or type “sunrise” in the search box.)  Still, I couldn’t help myself.  I had to grab this image.   This was a morning I wish I was at one of the nearby harbors – to catch the reflection off the water, too.

This is actually the compilation of seven separate photos “stitched” together.  The blog page, because of its size limitations, doesn’t do it justice.  If you click on the photo, you can see a larger version…but, in my opinion, it’s still too small to get anywhere close to the full effect.

Kewaunee Morning Glory

Sometimes being up before sunrise pays off.  As evidence, I offer another image captured last Saturday morning (6/18/11).

This is a pre-sunrise view of the lighthouse and pier that extends into Lake Michigan at Kewaunee, WI.  This was taken a little before 5 am. I was on the small beach just south of the pier.

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Stopped by the Sunrise

As soon as I got up this morning, I headed to the beach in Kewaunee, WI.  I thought this might be a good morning for some sunrise photos of the Kewaunee’s lighthouse on the shores of Lake Michigan. I got plenty of good images.

In this shot, someone, on an early morning walk (shortly after 5 am) along the pier, stops to take in the beautiful sunrise. I’m not positive, but I think they had a camera and were taking pictures.

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Kewaunee’s Premium Blend

The best part of waking up…  The sky provided a blend of beautiful colors, layered from the red of the sun on the horizon to the blue, high in the early morning sky.

I made my way to the shore of Lake Michigan – to the Kewaunee, WI beach – to catch a 5:40 am sunrise on the morning of Saturday, April 30, 2011.

It’s interesting to see the different transformations that the sky goes through in the course of a half hour sunrise.  For a different look of the same sunrise, see my previous post “Morning Beam.”

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Winter Beach

Of the seventy or so images you’ll find in my Flickr Photostream, this is the image that has been viewed and commented on the most.

This is a view of Lake Michigan at the the Algoma, WI beach on March 4, 2007.  I was heading to the church early in the morning and stopped, as I often do, to snap a few pictures.  It was at the tail-end of a snow storm and, though you can’t see it, snow was still blowing quite a bit.  I remember it being miserable outside.

If you go to my Flickr Photostream, you can see this same image in B&W.  (Click Here)

The panoramic view below – created by “stitching” several photos together – was captured the same morning.