Spring in the Midwest
Well, it finally is getting warmer here in the Midwest and I was able to spend some quality time outdoors this weekend.
Photography is quickly becoming a new favorite hobby. I wouldn’t say I am really very good at it yet, but I have managed to get lucky a few times and be blessed with some great captures.
This week I spent some time in west-central Illinois at Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Park, near Petersburg, Illinois. Many of you that have traveled in or around this area might be familiar with the area as the home of Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site – a reconstruction of the former village of New Salem in Menard County, Illinois, where Abraham Lincoln lived from 1831 to 1837. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.
Here are a few of the photos I captured in the first few days in the area. So, here’s to Spring 2018. Enjoy – leave some feedback if you love or even if you hate the photos. Constructive criticism is always welcome.
This last photo of the Moon is my very first attempt to capture a good photo of it. This photo was taken with a Point and Shoot – Nikon Cool Pix P900 with that incredible zoom it has. I was pretty happy with the result – enhanced slightly in Lightroom for clarity and some light but no filters added otherwise.
Thanks for stopping by folks. I hope everyone has a great spring.
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