Monthly Archives: December 2013


When I lived on the Wisconsin border on Lake Michigan, I knew Wisconsin like the back of my hand. In the mid 1980’s, my weekend path started out with a drive through Illinois Beach State Park and ended at Hawthorne … Continue reading

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Winter @ “The Edge of Light”, & More

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I have decided to feature Tim Fitzharris out of today‘s group of image makers.  Tim has been a major force in nature photography for a long time. He is an all around nature photographer and is one of the more … Continue reading

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Composed for Success

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I expect that each of you had a wonderful Christmas!   Hopefully Santa left you something nice in your stocking. Below you will find the imagery of six successful photographers.  Take note of their compositions.  Sometimes it pays to be different, and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

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I wish each of you a warm and Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year.  Enjoy the true spirit of the season with family and friends. God Bless,                                                                                                                                      Wayne Nelson/Earth Images Romans 5:8  But God commendeth His love toward us, in … Continue reading

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40 Shades of Blue

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Well not quite 40 but you get the picture…no pun intended.  The 40 shades concept comes from the old folk song called 40 Shades of Green, not the 40 Shades of Gray book. Today’s pictures are just a study of … Continue reading

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Avian Connections

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I’ll begin today’s birding tour with five pictures of my own. Swan Lake The pictures below show the three North American Swans.  Actually the Mute Swans in the first picture are actually a species introduced from Europe, but they have made their … Continue reading

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When the Earth Images Blog hit its 500th post, I was asked if we will see 600?  My reply was “no way“, 500 is already too many. As is often the case, I was wrong.  This is our 600th post. My … Continue reading

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One More For The Road

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Anytime you stop committing the act that holds your passion, it takes some adjusting.  That “act” for me is photography. Having said that, over the past few months I’ve come to realize that photography, nature and the other obvious parts of the … Continue reading

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Trains, Bulls & Other Stuff

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Hanging out with the grownups. Several years ago I photographed one lone immature Milkweed Bug amongst several grown ups.  It’s rare to photograph a group of five insects in such a simple uncluttered environment. Super close-up work with insects can be … Continue reading

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Shop Talk….Yours & Mine

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I have covered a lot of themes recently on Earth Images, so I thought it was time for one of those meandering articles where I put up a variety of images and talk about whatever comes to mind.  The difference … Continue reading

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