Monochrome Vs. Selective Color

The short answer is it’s all about light and hues or the lack thereof. Looking for some clarity? Well, I think I can help with that to some degree so lets dive in! Monochrome Monochrome photography employs light in differing amounts instead of color to capture or represent images. Monochrome photography takes only a singleContinue reading “Monochrome Vs. Selective Color”

Monochrome Monday: The Clinton River

The main branch of the river rises from wetlands and cold water tributaries from within Independence, Brandon and Springfield Townships. The Clinton River is 83 miles long and passes through Oakland and Macomb Counties in South East Michigan and empties out into Lake St. Clair located in Harrison Township Michigan. For more information on theContinue reading “Monochrome Monday: The Clinton River”

Wandering Wednesday: Return to the “Secret” Nature Study Area

It’s been a couple of years since I have stepped foot on Macomb Community College’s not so secret Nature Study area that is maintained by the biology department. Since my last visits they have repainted the sign at the beginning of the trail head. You can park rather close to the trail head to althoughContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Return to the “Secret” Nature Study Area”

Purple Calibrachoa

I’m sure there was a fancy name for this particular shade of purple but while doing research for this post i stumbled across several different names like Hawaiian Luau, Isabell Purple, or Royal King. While you could check the tag that has all of this information that comes with the plant at purchase it isContinue reading “Purple Calibrachoa”

Wandering Wednesday: Revisiting Clinton River Park

Based of the title of this entry you can surmise that I’ve wrote about this particular location before and if you want to read it here’s the link: https://scootypuffsphotostuffs.com/2020/05/11/a-weekend-at-the-clinton-river-park-main-trail/ This trip did not take me out very far out onto the trail as i primarily stuck close by the Sterling Heights Nature Center. At theContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Revisiting Clinton River Park”

Monochrome Monday: William Livingstone Memorial Lighthouse

This memorial lighthouse was constructed in 1929 and can be found on Belle Isle in Detroit Michigan on the North East end of the island park. For more information about this historic landmark please visit: https://detroithistorical.org/learn/encyclopedia-of-detroit/livingstone-memorial-lighthouse

Wandering Wednesday: Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve

This hidden gem is located in Southfield Michigan and boast 42 acres of nature for the whole family to enjoy. The trail itself is about a mile long through a mostly wooded area though a portion of the trail passes by Carpenter Lake. Fishing is allowed for those anglers who have the patience. Another featureContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve”

Apricot Punch Calibrachoa

This flower is also known Calibrachoa, Million Bells, the Trailing Petunia, or the Mini Petunia. This flower is often confused for a Petunia but the primary difference between the two plant species is that Calibrachoa tends to grow lower than Petunias. Calibrachoa flowers also tend to be smaller than Petunias.

Wandering Wednesday: The Boardwalk at Lake St.Clair Metro Park

If you’ve noticed that i haven’t been going outside these last couple of weeks due to the winter chill but fortunately over the weekend we had a day where the weather was quite nice and over 50 degrees ( whatever Celsius). However, due to the sudden shift in the weather it made for a ratherContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: The Boardwalk at Lake St.Clair Metro Park”