• Kip’s Comments 11-22-19

      Glimpses of Autumn Following a rather challenging day at work I spent a few minutes enjoying a walk in the woods. The deer were running far and fast ahead of me, so shooting pictures of them was out of the question. Instead, I simply walked and took in my surroundings.    It was hard …

  • Kip’s Comments 11-21-19

      I Remember When Years ago, more likely decades ago, I seldom saw whitetail deer. In fact, I remember driving long distances in search of a deer. During those days I suppose I would have even been glad to see one on the highway. (That attitude has changed now.) Then management practices changed and the …

  • Kip’s Comments 11-20-19

      Leaving Signs Sometimes what a person does not see reveals as much as what they might see. For example, today I looked for saw-whet or long-eared owls where I have observed and photographed them recently. While I did not see any owls, or anything else for that matter, I did find plenty of obvious …

  • Kip’s Comments 11-19-19

      Testing Only Today I had a meeting in Des Moines that caused my day to start in the 4:00 hour and I did not return home until after 8:00PM. As a result, no serious nature photography was completed, but I did have plenty of windshield time to ponder various equipment ideas. I tested them …