37 years ago I was a rudderless ship adrift in a sea of confusion, turmoil, and futility. Then I met and married Jeanne who has given my life purpose, structure, and joy. She is, other than my parents, the only person who loved me for what I am. Not what she thought I can be, what she wanted me to be, or what she hoped I would be. It has been a wonderful journey with my best friend and soul mate. It has not been without its hills and valleys but it has always been a place of love and acceptance. Thank you Sweetheart for sharing your life with me.
Yesterday Jeanne and I went on a photo shoot as we enjoy doing. It was around 2:00 p.m. and the light was beautiful. Since the harvest is pretty much done and the landscape is browning and barren, we decided we would try to find some wildlife to shoot. So we headed for our favorite spots around Dubuque.
Nothing going on at the 16th Basin. I’m hoping that will change when the river starts freezing over. Last year I had lots of opportunities to shoot eagles at the Basin. We also tried the lock and dam. There was one eagle perched high on a tree limb but he was so well protected by other branches that I couldn’t get a clear shot of him.
We finally ended up on the Wisconsin side of the river and found a couple of great barns to shoot in the setting sun.
The first image was captured on the Illinois side of the river. I was hoping to get some more images of the Julian Dubuque Bridge as sunset but there were no clouds in the sky and so I wasn’t all that happy with what was presented to me. I did find a great place to shoot however so more on that later.
All together I captured 145 images of a variety of things that I will show during the coming days. I hope to get out again today as it is a clear and sunny day albeit a little on the chilly side of only 10 degrees.
Thanks for stopping by the blog. I hope you enjoy your Sunday and be careful.