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Daniel's Park Barn

December 11, 2017 - Title: "Daniel's Park Barn" Available Here: John Strong Arts This barn has been one of my favorites to image in the l...
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Prairie Magic

December 05, 2017 - Title: "Prairie Magic" Available here: John Strong Arts Etsy Ebay For years I’ve driven the long, predominantly fla...
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Kaleidoscope #2

November 30, 2017 - Title: "Kaleidoscope #2" Available here: John Strong Arts Etsy Ebay
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Bridge - Kenesaw, Nebraska

November 27, 2017 - Title: Bridge - Kenesaw, Nebraska Available here: Etsy Ebay John Strong Arts I hope everyone had an enjoyable Thank...
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Catwhisker Nebula

November 17, 2017 - Title: Catwhisker Nebula Available here: Etsy Ebay John Strong Arts The Catwhisker Nebula, if there really were one...
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Ore Cart

November 15, 2017 - Ore cart just outside of Cripple Creek, Colorado.
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American Beauty

November 13, 2017 - Title: "American Beauty" Available Here: Etsy eBay John Strong Arts I spotted this souped up classic while in Castl...
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Designing Trees

November 11, 2017 - Title: "Designing Trees" Available here: Etsy eBay John Strong Arts What? A post on a Saturday? Has John lost his m...
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Do Not Paint

November 09, 2017 - According to Sebastian in the AWAKE course, nearly any damn thing can transformed into a piece of art. So I gave it a tr...
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Family Shield

November 08, 2017 - Title: Family Shield Available here: Etsy Ebay John Strong Arts Okay, not really. But, it’s very reminiscent of t...
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Warm Symmetry

November 06, 2017 - From This: To This: Title: Warm Symmetry This piece is available here: Etsy Ebay John Strong Arts There are...
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Hidden Forces

November 03, 2017 - Hidden Forces Available here: Etsy eBay John Strong Arts This piece came about as I was driving home the other day...
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Abstract Lights

November 01, 2017 - Title: "Abstract Lights" Available here: Etsy eBay John Strong Arts I like symmetry. I guess that's a pretty simple...
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Surrounded

October 31, 2017 - Title: "Surrounded" Available here: Etsy eBay John Strong Arts I'm creating quite a lot of appealing images (my opi...
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Mr Miller, I Presume

October 30, 2017 - "Mr Miller, I Presume" is available here: Etsy Ebay iPhone Art Gallery Is it miller or is it moth? According to Ref...
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IPhoneography Friday: Cornucopia

October 27, 2017 - This piece started out as a simple photo of a few grapes - four, to be exact, and was transformed using Snapseed, Distre...
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Shoe Repair

October 25, 2017 - Out and about yesterday in Aurora, where I used to live, once upon a time. Traveling along Colfax I spotted a strip of o...
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On the Peer

October 23, 2017 - From my trip to New Jersey way back in the dark old days when I was still gainfully employed at Lifeboat Distribution. I...
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IPhoneography Friday: Rocks and Leaves

October 20, 2017 - I mentioned the other day that the fall is getting “thin”. More leafless trees now; the ones remaining are still colorfu...
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Little Hummer

October 16, 2017 - The Hummingbirds are gone for the season, off migrating to wherever they migrate too. This little lady was the last to g...
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iPhoneography Friday: Mourn the Passing

October 13, 2017 - "Mourn the Passing" We're in the middle of a gorgeous autumn here in Denver. Though the aspens in the mountains are pre...
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iPhoneography Friday: Twin Peaks Autumn

October 06, 2017 - From this: To This: I'm a fan of Twin Peaks. I love the visuals, the bizarreness, the mystery, the strange pacing...
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Top 75 Fine Art Photography

October 02, 2017 - Mother and Child, Nikon D7000, Tamron 150-600, 400 ISO I'm not one to toot my own horn - at least I hope not - but I...
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Harley-Davidson

September 25, 2017 - From this: To this: Software: Lightroom CC, Photoshop CC, Topaz Impression 2
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On Hiatus

September 08, 2017 - Before: After: Sorry I haven't posted in a while - I've got some massive writer's block going in conjunction with...
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Love is a Flower

August 10, 2017 - The quote is from John Lennon, the Hibiscus is from my deck. I don't do a lot of images with quotes on them, but they do...
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Georgetown Church

August 02, 2017 - Here's another shot from Georgetown - as I mentioned before, it has some interesting architecture. This is the First Pre...
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Birds in a Kaleidoscope

July 31, 2017 - I mentioned last week that I would be doing more kaleidoscopic images. I wasn't kidding. The original image for this pie...
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Manitou Springs Recap

July 24, 2017 - The "Garden of the Arts" show in Manitou Springs is history. My income from the shows this year has been steady, and not...
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Hummingbird #2

July 19, 2017 - Another Hummingbird image. Hope you don't mind - I love these little guys! I'm still trying to catch the male at the "wa...
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The Door

July 17, 2017 - This was a door I spotted in Georgetown a while back. I took a quickie photo of it then, and when I got back home found...
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Georgetown

July 12, 2017 - We visited Georgetown over the weekend - I love going to this town simply because of its photo opportunities. It's a qui...
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In the Neighborhood #2

July 10, 2017 - Another short post for the day - even though I'm not "working" right now, I'm busier than ever trying to create art and...
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Robin

July 05, 2017 - This robin decided to pay a visit recently while I was out waiting for Hummingbirds to come along. I hadn't considered d...
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Last Week this Morning, #2

July 03, 2017 - Another show wrapped up yesterday - seems I attend these art shows which in the past were awesome but when I'm there the...
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In the Neighborhood

June 26, 2017 - I went people watching this last weekend under the guise of an Arts and Crafts show. The show did a little better than l...
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From my Window

June 22, 2017 - Caught this Magpie through the window of my office yesterday - the image was pretty hazy because the window, being on th...
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Bison #5

June 19, 2017 - Here's another example of taking what was originally a marginal photo (due to an exposure mistake on my part), and creat...
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Shooting in Antelope Canyon

June 06, 2017 - Paint Mine Park, Colorado No, sorry - I didn't get to go take a trip to one of the most photographed places in the US...
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Outpost

May 30, 2017 - My love of science fiction shows once more with this image. The main subject here, the building, is actually a gate to a...
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Timeless, Cherokee Ranch

May 18, 2017 - Just a quick post today. This is the castle at Cherokee Ranch south of the metro area. I wanted to give it a look that c...
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1953 Ford F-350

May 10, 2017 - We ran across this old Ford F-350 at Heidrich's tree farm last week and of course I had to take pictures. Since it was o...
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Last, Last Gasp

May 04, 2017 - This image, entitled "Tree" is from our last gasp snow storm from Saturday. As soon as I saw this tree I knew I would at...
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Visitor

April 27, 2017 - The beautiful old Highlands Ranch Mansion is the base image in this fantasy, "Visitor". As you can see, it's big, really...
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Ellie vs. the T-Rex

April 25, 2017 - Sometimes you just have to have some fun. This is a photo of my niece, Ellie, that my sister-in-law took. To be more acc...
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Bison #5

April 20, 2017 - Here's another image from my Bison series, which are images captured at Rocky Mountain Arsenal several years ago. As you...
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Good Ole Nash

April 11, 2017 - Hi everyone - I'm taking this week off. Just wanted to let you know and also to let you know I'm working on new art all...
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Dodge Lancer

April 06, 2017 - I've been kicking this image of a 1955 Dodge Lancer around quite a bit - this is either my third or fourth iteration of...
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Fun with iPhoneography

April 04, 2017 - iPhoneography is becoming a popular way to create unique images these days. After all, the iPhone, and the Android smart...
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Escape

March 28, 2017 - The original for this image was captured at the Snowmass Balloon Festival from 2015. Of course, never being one to let a...
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KISS

March 20, 2017 - An acronym I heard early in my years after entering adulthood and having to deal in the business world was "KISS" - Keep...
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Macaws, Riveria Maya, Mexico

March 14, 2017 - I captured this image while on vacation in Mexico a few years ago. Macaws are so beautiful, it's hard to take a bad shot...
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The Card Shop

March 06, 2017 - I'm please to make today the "official" opening of my Card Shop here on my website. You can purchase any cards you want...
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Shrooms

March 01, 2017 - It won't be long before mushrooms start appearing again, now that the bulk of the dark dreary days of winter have passed...
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Pine Park Ranch

February 27, 2017 - What can I say? I'm a Nebraska boy, born and raised and I love barns. Especially those with a lot of character and this...
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Quiet Evening

February 22, 2017 - This is an image I captured in October of last year. Nothing super special about it at the time, nor is there now. I did...
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Remembering Mr. Parrish

February 20, 2017 - Remembering Mr Parrish The barn in this image is one I captured near Kiowa, Colorado last August. With the road leading...
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Promise of Home

February 13, 2017 - I call this "Promise of Home". True confession, it's really an Art Gallery in Carmel, California. But it's certainly inv...
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A Trio of Cards

February 08, 2017 - Thought I'd introduce a few more greeting cards. For some time I'd been trying to figure out a decent way to present squ...
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Mystery of Cat

February 02, 2017 - Cats have been part of my life for most of the time I've been on this planet, and will remain a part for as long as I ha...
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Hostetler Opera House

January 30, 2017 - A few years back, approaching five actually, on one of my many visits to see family in Hastings, Nebraska, my mom and I...
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Greetings!

January 26, 2017 - As I mentioned in Monday's post, I was planning on "re" introducing greeting cards into my line up. Today's the day! Als...
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St Malo Revisited

January 19, 2017 - Well, not exactly. This image was from 2010 and the original shot, seen above was also the first post in my Visual Noteb...
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Cliff House

January 09, 2017 - This is an image I took in April of 2012 while doing a photo walk in Manitou Springs. I always liked the image, but ther...
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New Year, New Directions

January 02, 2017 - Welcome to 2017! It's a new year, with new hopes, new plans, new goals and for me a "new" direction. The reason I placed...
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1941 Chevy Suburban

November 30, 2016 - First off - nope, this isn't my new wine bottle image. I got to a certain point with it and realized I needed to make an...
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My Impression Photography

August 19, 2016 - I've been a fan of mixing digital art and photography for a while now, trying different things to give a unique look to...
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Trouble - the Wine Series #2

August 02, 2016 - This is the second of my wine bottle series, this one using a Troublemaker red blend as the main subject. Like Besieged,...
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Besieged - Revised!

July 26, 2016 - I posted this image a couple weeks ago and was fairly happy with it. But after a while, it started to gnaw at me that it...
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GMC

July 18, 2016 - GMC Always a big fan of old vehicles, I spotted this old GMC truck buried in some trees and of course, had to stop for...
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Besieged! The Wine Series

July 11, 2016 - Well, here it is - first in a series of wine bottles. I was hoping to have this prior to the show Saturday (Mile High Wi...
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Coming Soon

June 17, 2016 - Coming Soon? What? Blog posts? I know, it's been quite a long while since I've posted anything here. Frankly, I seem to...
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Revise, Revise, Revise

January 11, 2016 - Sometimes things don't work out exactly as planned. Take today's post, for instance. I had originally intended to have t...
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Watercolor Sky

December 16, 2015 - This image I've posted before - some time ago, maybe two years, but only to demonstrate how a software program such as O...
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Sometimes it's Easy

December 10, 2015 - Every now and then things just fall into place when you use textures. For example, the image in this post of fall seeds...
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Then and Now #1, Sunflowers

November 02, 2015 - Final Version This is my new series of quasi tutorials that I call "Then and Now". Most readers know that I use texture...
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Textures and Composites - 2

March 16, 2015 - Readers of this blog know I enjoy working with textures and to a degree composites. Here's another barn photo I thought...
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Textures and Composites

October 29, 2014 - Those with long memories stretching back to Monday, will no doubt remember my tease for this post. I had originally inte...
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