Fox vs. Snack

A fox looking for a midnight snack. It’s probably a mouse or shrew. It’s difficult to see but the potential meal gets away. It is just a small blur in the IR illumination. Full screen helps. It’s not easy being a┬ápredator.

Changes Along The Creek

I don’t go down the hill to our creek every day, or every week for that matter, but in the spring it seems like it undergoes a complete transformation overnight. The plants and the cinnamon ferns in particular appear over a relatively short period and I thought I’d try to catch them developing this year…

Eyes in The Woods

This is one of my favorite trail cam videos. I couldn’t have choreographed it better if I did it myself. It takes place along a walking path in the woods in northern Muskegon County, Michigan. I won’t spoil it. Just watch it and I’ll have a few words below. No, don’t cry wolf. The low…

Fair Game Part Two

Finally success! I swapped out the SD card from my game camera for the umpteenth time today. I stopped my truck by the camera on a return home from the lumber yard to avoid stepping in what the driveway had become since yesterday. Today it was a mix of ice, water and mud and to eliminate…

Fair Game

Here in western Michigan we experience extremes in weather conditions that often make nature photography difficult. High winds, driving rain, single digit temperatures and seemingly perpetual lake effect snow. Our current extended winter this year presents a good time to talk about an alternative form of photography to attenuate the symptoms of cabin fever. On…