Kristen and I headed west in early September (our only week off from weddings!) for a trip into the Rocky Mountains. We stopped over at Badlands National Park to try to photograph burrowing owls. We got in late and set up our tent, and headed up just in time to catch the sun setting from […]
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We were headed to Detroit Lakes for a wedding this weekend, and decided to go a little early to check out some forecasted storms in North Dakota on June 20th. We didn’t see any tornadoes, but we saw some great structure over some beautiful North Dakota landscape. As you can see, I also found a […]
Here are some photos from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center’s 2012 Spring Raptor Release in Bloomington, MN. Two red-tailed hawks and an american kestral were released during this event. The bird portraits are of the the center’s educational “ambassador birds”, who because of extensive injuries cannot be released back into the wild.
This photograph was taken in Lakeville, MN of a tornado warned storm on May 28th, 2011. This print is available at http://www.onsitemn.com/proofing/
Here’s a couple of lightning shots from last night. Nothing spectacular, but I haven’t had the chance to do it in over a year, so it was great to get out. It’s so much more relaxing then storm chasing, as it involves a remote release, some lawn chairs, and a beer.
So this was kind of an odd day. We had really low expectations, so we planned a few side trips to prevent the day from being a total waste of time if nothing happened. We stopped by North Mississippi Park to check out the Great Blue Heron rookery, and saw a few orioles too. […]