I waited a bit too long to shoot this red tulip blossom. It sat on my desk and slowly dried out. And I have to say, I’m quite pleased about that.
“The near stillness recalls what is forgotten, extinct angels.”
Whenever I go camping, I try to take backroads to and from the campgrounds. You never know what hidden gems you may find.
A dry leaf sits on a park bench in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin. The colors are just about past peak now around here,
“Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.”
–Henry David Thoreau
There is at least one alien from outer space among us here on Earth. He can be found living in an back alley in the East Side neighborhood of Milwaukee.
I originally shot this old school house interior and broken chair back in March of 2012. My wife and I were taking the backroads in northern Illinois somewhere near Rockford when we passed this old building. Of course, I immediately hit the brakes and turned around and started shooting.
I found this pair of leaves on a rain soaked park bench exactly this way – laying on one other in relative symmetry.
Yes, it’s getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and summer is gone. But scenes like this make up for all that. Well, almost… 😉