• Kip’s Comments 6-22-18

      A Great Sighting After A Long Time After a five year absence, a long five years that made me think maybe they were gone forever, today I observed and photographed a Graham’s crayfish snake along the flooded Wapsipinicon River in Bremer County. Graham’s crayfish snakes in Bremer County have experienced a dramatic population decline. …

  • Kip’s Comments 6-21-18

      Planning Ahead There is a bit of a chance that I may be able to enjoy a wilderness adventure in the near future. If I do get away, I am hopeful conditions are right for night images. Tonight I decided to experiment with different camera settings using two tents. This test serves a second …

  • Kip’s Comments 6-20-18

      Almost Ended For more than nine years I have shot at least a picture each day and posted one on the Internet. I have not yet missed a day, even though many days have been very challenging. With a day filled with work and rainy conditions, I sensed today might be the day when …

  • Kip’s Comments 6-19-18

      A Symbol of Cleansing This photo, my friends, is a symbol of cleansing… of relaxation… of an opportunity to take a breath and refocus. This photo features a small portion of one of my Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area topographic maps. I use this map (and others) to find my way in the wilderness …