Category «PhotoStuff»

My Bee Photo Made the Local Paper

My last post included some macro shots of bees on our lilac bush. Our local paper, The Gazette, has a photo-of-the-day, so I figured, what the heck, and submitted my favorite of the set. Well, today I received an email saying it would be published in today’s paper. On a related note, I figured I …

Bumble Bees – June 2022

Haven’t touch my camera gear in a very long time. The bumble bees were enjoying our lilac so I figured I’d break out my Nikon D750 with my Nikkor 200 mm Macro 1:4 D. I had to re-learn how to take and edit photos LOL! It was fun tho.

Mason Reservoir…well, almost

We tried to make it to Mason Reservoir today, but were denied at the very end of a 12-mile journey down a twisting dirt road. The darn gate was closed! We were disappointed for sure. Stopped at Victor on the way back and I snagged some peanut butter cookies from Gold Camp Bakery–hands down the …

Salida , CO – Aug 2018

We took at late-starting day trip to Salida, CO. I was pretty sure we would not make the full 2-1/2 hour drive, but figured we’d see some pretty scenery before turning back. Well, an hour out from the city, there was no way I was going to turn back! Happy we toughed it out. Cute …

Rampart Reservoir, Aug 2018

Rampart Reservoir is about an hour and 15 minutes from my new home in Colorado Springs. Kimberly and I had a picnic on some of the large rocks on the shore. It’s been a while since I’ve taken some landscapes, so I brought my trusty Nikon D750. I really prefer it’s colors for landscapes over …