Wandering Wednesday: Stage Nature Center

This week we manage to wander to Stage Nature Center located in Troy Michigan. Since my last couple of outings weren’t really big on hiking i figured I’d scope out the trail located here. About Trails While the nature center itself has set hours access to the trails are from dawn to dusk every day.Continue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Stage Nature Center”

Photo Art Friday: Orton Effect No.15

The original image was captured at Port Crescent State Park in Port Austin Michigan. The Orton Effect was pioneered by Michael Orton in an effect to imitate watercolor paintings. The technique was developed in the era before everything was digital and was done by sandwiching two transparencies of the exact same composition where one slideContinue reading “Photo Art Friday: Orton Effect No.15”

Wandering Wednesday: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake Shore

Seldom I travel to the west side of my home state. This is more out of practical reasons than anything as you may or may not be aware of is how vast the state of Michigan is, in order to reach my destination which was the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Shoreline in Empire Michigan, IContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake Shore”

Monochrome Monday: Exhibit Bee

Dear Buzz Buzz, How I too wish I could sleep on a flower all day after wandering around outside. But a bee’s work is never done. Tomorrow I go back to that “day job” to resume my role as a worker bee. With luck I’ll avoid the spider.

7 Merits of Photo Challenges

It’s fun! It gives you an opportunity to do something new creatively. Taking photos consistently will help you improve as a photographer. Sometimes depending on who issues the challenge you can potentially earn money and other prizes. It gives you an excuse to start taking photos. It can get you out of your comfort zone.Continue reading “7 Merits of Photo Challenges”

Wandering Wednesday: The Rustic Inwood Trails of Stony Creek

This week the location I traveled to is the Inwood Trails which are apart of Stony Creek Metroparks. This section of trails is located in Washington Township Michigan. The Inwood Rustic Trails are one of the many trails you can explore while visiting Stony Creek Metropark. Some would say that this area of the parkContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: The Rustic Inwood Trails of Stony Creek”

Wandering Wednesday: Brandenburg Park

I had every intention of arriving at my destination, this week the Brandenburg Park located in Chesterfield Michigan well before noon to reduce the risk pf running into large crowds of people.  Suffice to say that not only did I not only arrive well after noon, but this 17 acre park that sits off theContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Brandenburg Park”