Wandering Wednesday: The Clinton River Trail

The Clinton River Trail. Back in it’s heyday it was a railroad but now it’s a hiking trail. The trail extends across Oakland County Michigan through suburban, urban and rural areas of the norther suburbs of Detroit. The entire trail is about 16 miles long or 25.75 Km for the rest of you out inContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: The Clinton River Trail”

Monochrome Monday: A Dog and His Ball

Such is the life of a model; all that he wants is chase after his ball but work must come first, so make sure you strike your best pose as you look at the camera! Hope you are having a good Monday! Please be sure to like this post or leave a comment and tellContinue reading “Monochrome Monday: A Dog and His Ball”

Monochrome Monday: The Dress

Some friends of mine convinced me to attend the Michigan Renaissance Festival or Ren Fest as it’s called by the locals a couple of weeks ago. This was the first mass gathering I’ve attended since the pandemic began. While I am vaccinated and the festival itself is largely outdoors it was strange being in aContinue reading “Monochrome Monday: The Dress”

Photo Art Friday: Orton Effect No.2 Butterfly Medallion

I seem to be on a bit of an Orton effect kick as of late. Originally the Orton Effect was achieved by sandwiching two pieces of film together. Since we live in the digital age it’s much easier to apply the effect to a photo. It’s a relatively easy technique to use but the mainContinue reading “Photo Art Friday: Orton Effect No.2 Butterfly Medallion”

Monochrome Monday: Tiki Umbrella

Big thanks to the nice people on reddit for helping me with identifying this particular fungi! This fungus is also known by the name of Pleated Inkcap and is actually quite common as it can be seen all over Europe and in North America. Fun Fact: The mushroom will develop overnight after rainfall. As itContinue reading “Monochrome Monday: Tiki Umbrella”

Photo Art Friday: Orton Effect No.1 Early Morning Commute

This photo was made by using the Orton Effect. The Orton Effect is more often used more with nature landscape photos to give them a dream like quality but I went ahead and did an experiment with this seen from my commute in the morning.

Wandering Wednesday: Hiking Excursion on the Blue Heron Lagoon Trail

The Blue Heron Lagoon Trail is a hiking trail located on Belle Isle State Park in Detroit Michigan. The trail is about 2.2 Miles or 3.54 Km in length. The trail loops or at least it does on google maps but more on that later. Finding the trailhead can be a bit difficult as itContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Hiking Excursion on the Blue Heron Lagoon Trail”

Photo Art Friday: Belle Isle On a Starry Night

Not exactly something you would see unless all the lights in the city were to go out again like it did during the great north east black out of 2003. I included the original of what the final product is based off of becuase why not?