I found a stunning waxwing resting on a branch

A waxwing resting on a branch

This is an image of a Waxwing on a branch. There probably are only a few things I like as much as capturing images and they are spending time with my family, fishing, and hunting. On this incredibly hot day
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one frantic old squirrel guarding his knot in a tree

Grey squirrel in a tree
A gray squirrel guarding the watering knot in WV

Squirrel guarding the watering knot the park what can I say. If you hang around in a park for any amount of time you will see some pretty incredible things. The most peculiar this day was the squirrel at
the watering knot. I had to try to capture an image of this for my photo gallery.
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The unbelievably stunning view on the up to Pikes Peak

Image from the Cog Railway train, half way up to pikes peak

This original image and the digital art was created from an image on the cog railway half way up Pikes Peak. Pikes Peak is just outside of Colorado Springs, Colorado. There are only three ways to have the Pikes Peak experience you can hike to the top, drive the 19 miles or so to the top, or take the cog railroad.
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Amazing, It looks like a pair kissing camels

Kissing camels Rock formation
Kissing Camels is a rock formation in the Garden of the god’s city park in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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An image of the Kissing camels rock structure in Garden of the gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado

It is almost heartbreaking to read and listen to the news about Colorado Springs, Colorado. A few years ago I made the trek to Colorado Springs and toured Garden of the gods.
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the clinging leaf a reflection on destiny faith and life

a solitary leaf hanging on a tree
The Solitary leaf

This image is the Solitude of one clinging leaf to its tree. I am not too sure what appeals to me most about this image if it’s the image itself or what it represents. In many ways I can see life in this image.

Once upon a time there were many
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An electric image of a horse in the stable

horse electric image
One of the stylings that I really enjoy is electric images. This is a horse in a stable electric image.

I really dig electric images the styling, in my opinion, adds something special to a standard photograph. The styling itself falls into the mixed media art category.

Mixed media by definition is two or more styles or types of art combined into one “document” to create a work of art.
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The stunning purple of the Cardoon flower

a cardoon in bloom
the Cardoon is an edible European gourmet plant that was brought to America for the wealthy settlers.

The cardoon is an edible plant that was popular in Greek, Roman, and Persian cuisine. The plants were imported into the United States in the early 19th century. At that time it was admired for its
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This is why photographs should be considered fine art: Part 2

This is why photographs should be considered fine art: Part 2

Planning A Fine Art Shoot

There are many steps in planning a shoot. The first step in fine art photography is to choose a subject. The

New Rive Gorge Canoe landing

the subject can be anything from images of animals at a zoo to an image of a city it the night. It is suggested that a person who is interested in fine art photography choose a subject that they are interested in. Why you might ask, well there’s work involved in capturing fine Continue reading “This is why photographs should be considered fine art: Part 2”

This is why photographs should be considered fine art Part 1

This is why photographs should be considered fine art: Part 1

Fine Art Photography – Should it even be considered an art?

Wild Daisy

There is a debate between photographers and more traditional artists whether or not photography should be considered a fine art. The answer is, of course, yes and no. The typical snapshot of the
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How should New and Emerging artists deal with critics

Intrageneric Brassia Hybrid Orchid

This is an image of a  Brassia Hybrid Orchid. Ok, it seems that flowers and men are a taboo subject at least for the younger guys out there. I have never heard of such a thing as a manly flower
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