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Karen Casebeer Photography

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IRISES ALL AROUND

IRISES ALL AROUND

It doesn't have to be the blue iris, it could be weeds in a vacant lot, or a few small stones; just pay attention... From “Praying”...

BABY BOOMERS

BABY BOOMERS

Spring is the time of year when I see many baby animals and waterfowl. The young ones are always so cute to see and photograph. Out...

 
 
 
BLOSSOMTIME ARRIVES

BLOSSOMTIME ARRIVES

Blossomtime: One of the most beautiful times of the year in our area! With perfect viewing weather forecast over the next four days,...

MARSH MARIGOLDS SIGNAL ARRIVAL OF TRILLIUM

MARSH MARIGOLDS SIGNAL ARRIVAL OF TRILLIUM

I learned during my years living in Northport that Marsh Marigolds precede the arrival of Trillium at two sites, both known as Trillium...

 
 
 
BIRDS IN THEIR ELEMENTS

BIRDS IN THEIR ELEMENTS

Starting Sunday afternoon, the local Audubon email alert was going wild. Best Warbler day ever, I read. The hotbed of activity seemed...

BLOSSOM BY BLOSSOM THE SPRING BEGINS

BLOSSOM BY BLOSSOM THE SPRING BEGINS

This quote by Algernon Swinburne really sums up the beauty of spring that popped this week with all the sunshine and warm temperatures.

 
 
 
HAWK AT WORK

HAWK AT WORK

It's a rare opportunity that I get to photograph a hawk. They are very flighty and often fly off when I get into shooting range. I...

DUCK, DUCK, GOOSE

DUCK, DUCK, GOOSE

This spring, the south end of Boardman Lake has been home to many migrating ducks, birds, and gulls. I've received Audubon alerts for...

 
 
 
THE LONE CRANE

THE LONE CRANE

With the season shifting from winter to spring, my focus has moved from Snowy Owls to Sandhill Cranes. These beautiful creatures make...

WORKING A HABITAT

WORKING A HABITAT

When I first moved to Traverse City from Northport, I joined the local Audubon club so I could learn where the birding habitats were. On...

 
 
 
DANCING SANDHILL CRANES RETURN

DANCING SANDHILL CRANES RETURN

I'd heard them fly over with their distinctive bugling call. I'd also seen a few from afar as I combed the countryside for photo ops. But...

IT AIN'T OVER, TILL IT'S OVER

IT AIN'T OVER, TILL IT'S OVER

What am I referring to? Winter? Well, maybe, especially after waking up to a coating of fresh snow yesterday morning. But I was really...

 
 
 
CAUGHT NAPPING

CAUGHT NAPPING

I drove into the industrial park hoping to get a season's ending glance of the Snowy Owl. While I was hopeful, I was also realistic...

SPRING BIRDSONG FILLS THE AIR

SPRING BIRDSONG FILLS THE AIR

As I've been out taking pictures during the warmer weather we've had, I've noticed so many birds joyously singing about the arrival...

 
 
 
A ROOFTOP SNOWY OWL: THE EYES HAVE IT

A ROOFTOP SNOWY OWL: THE EYES HAVE IT

My photoshoot of two Saturdays ago, when I photographed three eagles feasting on deer carcasses and later a hawk in a tree, was already...

FINALLY CATCHING THE HAWK

FINALLY CATCHING THE HAWK

Last week, after photographing the feasting eagles, I drove through the surrounding area since it has always been abundant in wildlife...

 
 
 
FEASTING EAGLES

FEASTING EAGLES

I'd heard someone had dumped deer carcasses in a field south of the city and it was drawing eagles to feed on the remains. I headed...

SNOWSCAPES AGAINST GRAY SKIES

SNOWSCAPES AGAINST GRAY SKIES

 
 
 
ANOTHER SNOWY ADVENTURE

ANOTHER SNOWY ADVENTURE

It has become commonplace to see at least one Snowy Owl when I enter Chums Village near the ballpark. I've seen a male atop a light...

FROZEN WATERFOWL HABITATS

FROZEN WATERFOWL HABITATS

During our recent stint with the Polar Vortex, I was driving along Airport Road. I crossed over the Boardman River and noticed that...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Prefabricated Islington Courtyard House / Mitzman Architects LLP

Prefabricated Islington Courtyard House / Mitzman Architects LLP

© Richard Chivers Architects: Mitzman Architects LLP Location: London Borough of Islington, United Kingdom Category: Houses Lead Architects: Richard Mitzman, Socrates... Read more ...

Minerva School / Sweco Architects

Minerva School / Sweco Architects

© Felix Gerlach Architects: Sweco Architects Location: Glaciärgatan 2, 907 27 Umeå, Sweden Category: High School Lead Architects: Bo Jonsson & Anna Lundberg Area: 6700.0... Read more ...

Contemporary Acrylic Abstract Art Painting , “Color Study Red” by Colorado...

Contemporary Acrylic Abstract Art Painting , “Color Study Red” by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

12"x36"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas/Private Collection Commissions welcome. Read more ...

Cadogan Song School / Palassis Architects

Cadogan Song School / Palassis Architects

© Bo Wong Architects: Palassis Architects Location: 38 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000, Australia Category: Extension Lead Architect: Kevin Palassis Area: 200.0 m2 Project... Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionist Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil...

Contemporary Impressionist Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting, Tree, “Queen of the Plateau” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

This large single tree growing out of inhospitable rocks looks like an aloof Queen surveying her domain. And like a protective queen, her strong branches offer a nesting place... Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionist Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil...

Contemporary Impressionist Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting, Tree, “Queen of the Plateau” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

This large single tree growing out of inhospitable rocks looks like an aloof Queen surveying her domain. And like a protective queen, her strong branches offer a nesting place... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art “Wonderment” by Intuitive...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art “Wonderment” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

16" x 20" x .75" Acrylic on Cradled Panel Read more ...

Gym Loft / eklund terbeek

Gym Loft / eklund terbeek

© René de Wit Architects: eklund terbeek Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands Category: Apartment interiors Lead Architects: Jenny Eklund, Dominique ter Beek Area: 230.0... Read more ...

Albert Julius Olsson, Cloudy Moonlight

Albert Julius Olsson, Cloudy Moonlight

Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery Date: c. 1900 Technique: Oil on canvas Source Read more ...

Studio 45 / Marston Architects

Studio 45 / Marston Architects

© Katherine Lu Architects: Marston Architects Location: Manly New South Wales 2095, Australia Category: Office buildings Lead Architect: Vivianne Marston Design Team: Philippa... Read more ...