• Kip’s Comments 7-28-21

      Good People Today was a very long day, but a day filled with good people and good people doing good things. First we had RAGBRAI (Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa) that passed through Janesville. Team planning resulted in a smooth operation as 16,000-20,000 bicyclists passed through the community. From city officials to …

  • Kip’s Comments 7-27-21

      Why So Difficult Why is photographing lightning, with any degree of quality so difficult? Could it be that the photographer must align lightning with an acceptable foreground and background, achieve focus, guess exposure on varying scenes, and have the shutter open at the exact split second in time when the lightning bolt is visible? …

  • Kip’s Comments 7-26-21

      Invasive Photo Bomber Each year it seems like our Japanese beetle invasion is getting worse. My trees, our roses, even wild milkweed – nothing green seems to be avoided by Japanese beetles. The bad news with them is they can quickly decimate the foliage where they are eating. The good news is the damage …

  • Kip’s Comments 7-23 through 7-25-21

      A Mix of Images Over the Past Three Days Kristy and I spent the past days camping with family and friends. We were busy from early in the morning through late at night, but not much of the activities involved a Nikon. Still, I did manage to shoot a few pictures of interest.  This …