Category Archives: nature

red roses in a white bowl slightly blurred

Roses are red…

Impression of Roses Hello!! I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted here. I’ve had other things taking up my time the last 6 months—a part time, temporary job unrelated to photography (which will end in a few weeks);

red roses in a white bowl slightly blurred

Roses are red…

Impression of Roses Hello!! I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted here. I’ve had other things taking up my time the last 6 months—a part time, temporary job unrelated to photography (which will end in a few weeks);

pelicans on a minnesota lake

Pelicans on the Lake

I pressed the shutter as we floated quietly by, the boat’s motor silenced, the only sound the click-click-click of my camera. Much thanks to my vacationing cousin and her husband for the photo opportunity.

pelicans on a minnesota lake

Pelicans on the Lake

I pressed the shutter as we floated quietly by, the boat’s motor silenced, the only sound the click-click-click of my camera. Much thanks to my vacationing cousin and her husband for the photo opportunity.

first leaves falling

Oh no! Summer is Fading

Hints of Change I walked around the house this evening and figured I’d document these first signs that the season of summer is waning. An empty nest. A red leaf. Fallen leaves. Not thrilled about the ragweed (allergies). But the

first leaves falling

Oh no! Summer is Fading

Hints of Change I walked around the house this evening and figured I’d document these first signs that the season of summer is waning. An empty nest. A red leaf. Fallen leaves. Not thrilled about the ragweed (allergies). But the

Roses and my Grandmother

Soft Pink Roses…I didn’t think of this at the time I was photographing them, but as I was looking at these roses on my computer, I realized they reminded me of my grandmother.

Roses and my Grandmother

Soft Pink Roses…I didn’t think of this at the time I was photographing them, but as I was looking at these roses on my computer, I realized they reminded me of my grandmother.

Lean on Me

A photograph of a local piece of art created with saplings.

Lean on Me

A photograph of a local piece of art created with saplings.

rolling greens…

West Maui Forest Preserve I just loved the rolling hills kind of look of this area, even though the “hills” are old lava flow. This image is also available at Barb Kellogg Photography. And if you’re in the central Minnesota

rolling greens…

West Maui Forest Preserve I just loved the rolling hills kind of look of this area, even though the “hills” are old lava flow. This image is also available at Barb Kellogg Photography. And if you’re in the central Minnesota

canals of the beautiful river Kromme Rijn in Utrecht, Holland

Sneak Peak of upcoming blog posts…

Preview of Upcoming Posts—Everyone likes to know what’s coming up, right? A series of blog posts of a recent trip to Holland and Germany will be featured on A Flick of Light.

canals of the beautiful river Kromme Rijn in Utrecht, Holland

Sneak Peak of upcoming blog posts…

Preview of Upcoming Posts—Everyone likes to know what’s coming up, right? A series of blog posts of a recent trip to Holland and Germany will be featured on A Flick of Light.

Collage of Montana winter images

Montana in Winter

Cold but Beautiful! Last month we headed to eastern Montana. Yes, January is a lovely month for a road trip across North Dakota into Montana. Despite the bitterly cold -20F windchills (that’s about -29 for you celsius folks), the light

Collage of Montana winter images

Montana in Winter

Cold but Beautiful! Last month we headed to eastern Montana. Yes, January is a lovely month for a road trip across North Dakota into Montana. Despite the bitterly cold -20F windchills (that’s about -29 for you celsius folks), the light

trees reflected in lake

colorful reflections…

Back in October I was in northern Minnesota to capture some of the beautiful Fall color. I’m a little behind in processing these, but I figure now that it’s pretty drab outside for a lot of the US, you might might enjoy seeing warmer days.

trees reflected in lake

colorful reflections…

Back in October I was in northern Minnesota to capture some of the beautiful Fall color. I’m a little behind in processing these, but I figure now that it’s pretty drab outside for a lot of the US, you might might enjoy seeing warmer days.

fallen leaves in the sunlight

Fall…

It was a gorgeous Fall weekend near Biwabik, Minnesota to be out with a camera.

fallen leaves in the sunlight

Fall…

It was a gorgeous Fall weekend near Biwabik, Minnesota to be out with a camera.

Duluth’s Canal Park…

A couple weeks ago I was visiting a friend in Duluth. We went strolling around Canal Park, but mostly we were there to shop. 🙂 ciao! ::bk::

Duluth’s Canal Park…

A couple weeks ago I was visiting a friend in Duluth. We went strolling around Canal Park, but mostly we were there to shop. 🙂 ciao! ::bk::

flowering tree

Spring has come…

And in the flower-rich meadow, To the gentle murmur of leaves and plants The goatherd sleeps, his faithful dog at his side. ~excerpt from the Spring sonnet, thought to be written by Antonio Vivaldi ::bk::

flowering tree

Spring has come…

And in the flower-rich meadow, To the gentle murmur of leaves and plants The goatherd sleeps, his faithful dog at his side. ~excerpt from the Spring sonnet, thought to be written by Antonio Vivaldi ::bk::

the making of an image…

I thought I’d shed a little light on how this image of trees in the fog was made. Part of the process of creating an image can be as simple as recognizing when to take the picture. It was foggy

the making of an image…

I thought I’d shed a little light on how this image of trees in the fog was made. Part of the process of creating an image can be as simple as recognizing when to take the picture. It was foggy