Missouri River in January

For this first post of 2015 I would like to share a picture taken from the shore of the Missouri River right outside of Bismarck, North Dakota. While temperatures this day dropped below zero, with enough warm clothing I was able to stay toasty (except for my hands which I had to de-glove a few... Continue Reading →

Missouri River Scenes

Every other year of so I take a canoe journey on the Missouri River.  I usually paddle from Washburn to Bismarck, a distance that takes about two and a half days at a nice leisurely pace.  For much of this stretch, the river feels wild and remote.  You don't see anyone else.  Cottonwood groves line... Continue Reading →

Lake Sakakawea

Canon XSI, Tamron 17-50 2.8, 8-stop Neutral Density Filter, Cokin P-Series, P120 Graduated Neutral Density Filter June.  The eastern shore of Lake Sakakawea.  After setting up my camp, I venture out to a nearby shoreline for the magic hour.  It's just me, the camera, and a few birds in the trees.  In the middle of... Continue Reading →

Photo of the Week #3

Istanbul, Turkey.  I watched a movie on television tonight that took place in Istanbul.  It was an action movie in which the protagonist chased the "bad guys" through a lot of narrow alleyways.  In doing so, numerous fruit stands were destroyed.  In one scene a speeding SUV blasted through one of the stands, reducing it... Continue Reading →

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