Well, I have finally gotten back to working on my vertical cottonwood compositions, which I first mentioned back on February 6th. Cottonwood Composition XLI Cottonwood Composition XLII Cottonwood Composition XLIII Cottonwood Composition XLIV Cottonwood Composition XLV Cottonwood Composition XLVI Cottonwood Composition XLVII Cottonwood Composition XLVIII Cottonwood Composition L Cottonwood Composition LI Cottonwood Composition LII Cottonwood [...]
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We had another day of frosty trees, along with a new dusting of snow. I went back to the cottonwoods to capture some vertical compositions, which I think are quite dramatic. It wasn’t nearly as cold today, so I could take more time and enjoy the wintry scene. I’ll post a batch of them when [...]
I went over to photograph the cottonwoods in the morning as well as the afternoon yesterday. My fingers could only take so much of the cold before I had to head back indoors. I was pleased to get so many workable images in spite of the hurried approach. Cottonwood Composition XXIII Cottonwood Composition XXIV Cottonwood [...]
There was a light frost and an overcast sky yesterday, which inspired me to go back over to the cottonwoods for more compositions. I really liked the way the filters worked with these weather conditions, and wanted to have more images to use for greeting cards, prints, or whatever. Cottonwood Composition XIV Cottonwood Composition XV [...]
Well, the sky wasn’t blue blue today, but there was still some frost on the trees, so I thought I’d revisit the cottonwoods just to see what I might see. I kind of hated to put filters on the photographs I got yesterday, but thought the grey sky today might offer some good images to play [...]
We were treated to a stunning combination of thick, thick frost and a blue, blue sky here in Bowman today. I made a beeline for the cottonwood trees over by the railroad tracks on the east side of town. I took my time and wandered around under the lofty branches, savoring the sparkling blue and [...]
It was another nice spring day here, with a little bit of rain in the afternoon. I worked on gardens again, and stopped by to see the cottonwoods in different light. Here are some versions with and without filters.
It was another beautiful day on the North Dakota prairie yesterday. I spent some time at the Prairie Walk in the afternoon, planting and trimming. On the way home, I pulled over to take a closer look at these wonderful old cottonwood trees.