Category Archives: Bushes

I haven’t run off

Howdy:  Sorry I haven’t posted a while.  You’d think someone who loves photograpy would have something new to offer.  Well, I actually posted the same image of our cat, Ming, twice, athough under different titles.  How odd is that?  Do you think I’m losing it?   I can’t believe I did it …  I did and it’s done.

Anyway, I will be out and shooting new images during the upcoming fall presentation.  We have some beautiful fall scenery in Central Illinois and I’ll be bringing it to you as ususal.

Thanks for being continuing followers of, Elm Drive Images.

Dan O. De Ment 😆

Doves resting in our Lilac Bush

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These Doves rest in our Lilac Bush in between feedings at the Bird Feeder.  How’d that Goose get in there?

Dan O. De Ment

Spring is coming to the Midwest

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Backyard Flowers, Bushes and Trees are budding – in some cases flowers are blooming –  throughout the Midwest.  The Squirrel thinks so!  The grass is greening up quickly and a few neighbors have already mowed even though it’s very early in the season.

Dan O. De Ment

Changing Fall Color’s in Early Morning Light

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I shot this image this morning.  I added just a touch of, “saturation,” to the changing leaves. It, inadvertently, made the power pole almost presentable – for a change.

Dan O. De Ment

Illinois River Valley 2013 Enhanced

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A few weeks ago I loaded this image.  Yesterday I discovered an editing program called, “Aviary,” (it’s free) and was astounded at its strength.  My original post didn’t even show the grass in the lower left hand corner…let alone its color.  It sharpened the picture and allowed me to bring forth greater color and tone.  For my friends, this editing program is for phones and tablets.  “I am not being paid to push this program!”

Dan O. De Ment

An angle on our Neighbor’s Yard

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I shot this in June of 2016.  I love to shoot in light and shadow. I was standing in our street.

Dan O. De Ment

Foggy Spring Morning

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I believe this was shot in the Spring of 2016 but perhaps this Spring. Remember, my Point and Shoot’s date and time stamp feature has stopped working.  It’s set, forever, on December 1979.

Dan O. De Ment

The Last Train through Town

 

I shot this image, the last train through Peoria Heights, Illinois, on May 9th, 2009.  I posted it back then but it was lost when I lost my hard drive – fortunately, not all the images.  My IT Guru recovered many of them for me.

The train engineer, shown in the image, told me, “this is it, the last diesel or any other train that’ll ever be seen on this track. He was correct.  The Peoria Park District purchased the right of way, or made some agreement with the railroad, however that’s done, and the rest is history.  As most of you know, the area is now a bicycle/walking track.  Right off the back of our property.

Dan O. De Ment