Madison Indiana Fountain

Here are a few shots of the Broadway Fountain from here in Madison Indiana, when you are looking for something cool to post on your blog and can’t seem to find something that really interests you the fountain is always a go to post lol !!

The fountains offers a variety of seasonal compositions that make it an amazing subject to photograph. From the Christmas lights with snow to the spring time back ground of red-bud the summer green with flowers and my favorite time of all the beautiful fall leaves that frame it so well.

If you travel to Madison it is always a sure bet to stop by the fountain, you can never go wrong photographing this amazing structure it makes a wonderful image to capture on your trip.

Thanks for stopping by a having a look!

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Winter Wildflowers

 

 

Spring is trying to break thru but this incredibly cold winter pattern we have been in just won’t give up it’s icy grip on the Madison Indiana area.

I captured these yesterday at Clifty Falls State Park and the weather was actually tolerable but then last night we get two more inches of snow just to add to this already never ending winter.

But there is hope starting tomorrow a big warm up is being predicted and will last thru the weekend and then…. you guessed it more cold and snow forecast for the first of next week lol !!!

Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas from the Kasper family !!

Winter night over the Ohio River

Here is another image of the new bridge over the Ohio River at Madison Indiana. This time I created this shot during a snowstorm at 3 am, best time to get out with no people in the way.  All kinds of elements were going in this shot, light,snow and reflections in the river and I think I brought them together for a pretty good image.

The bridge is just one of the many great subjects you can photograph here. Historic Architecture to beautiful natural settings, they all surround the Madison Indiana area making it one of the best spots in Indiana for photography.

Hope you enjoy the image and thanks for stopping by and taking a look.

 

 

 

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Ice Abstracts | Madison Indiana

Believe it or not I actually forgot to post a couple shots of something I wanted to share from this past winter, with everything else I shot it just slipped thru, I was able to capture a few images of some frozen ice abstracts from a creek near my home here in Madison Indiana.

First thing about shooting on a frozen creek is don’t fall thru. Sounds simple but it always seems to happen to me and on this day it did again, thank goodness the water was shallow, just make sure your careful and the water below is shallow and if you have any concerns find some place else. You will definitely need a tripod to give the camera a stable platform to shoot from and I use me Sigma 150 mm macro for all my closeup photography.

Basically I then start out looking for interesting patterns in the ice to come up with interesting compositions, the hardest part from me was finding  good comps on ice that I could then set up and photograph on without falling thru lol !!

Small apertures and long exposures usually are in order and when I get to post processing I converted most the images to black and white for a more dramatic feel. And after all that here are a couple images from this shoot on the ice that cold winter’s day.

Just remember to be careful on the ice and hopefully there won’t be any more ice to photograph this year and you have to try it out next winter !!

 

 

 

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Winter Fence | Madison Indiana Photography

Another day another shot of cold and snow flurries,  blah blah blah !!!  This winter has led to a lot of frustration and borderline depression and now it is leading me into  another problem and that is spending too much time on Adorama and B&H’s  camera sites and with a debit card sitting next to me you know this will only lead to trouble lol !!

So instead of feeding my camera fix I thought I might post another winter shot, sorry it’s how I feel now,  this is a black and white image with a old farm fence  leading out into a snow covered winter scene….haven’t seen that before have we !!

But there is good news in all this the NCAA  Basketball Tourney is going on and since I am stuck here I am at least seeing some great games, especially the Cats win over Wichita State yesterday, one of the best games I have seen in a while!!

Like so many other rough times in our life all this bad weather will pass spring will arrive and I will be able to get out and photograph beautiful wildflowers and enjoy myself outdoors again. Thanks for taking a look at my photography and just be patient because it will get here sooner or later…maybe !!

 

 

 

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