August – Warm and Moist Colors

August’s photographs in the order they were shot…

 

Nine Months Into the Project

Foggy August Morning at the Gate

Foggy August Morning at the Gate

 

Entry Path on a Foggy August Morning

Entry Path on a Foggy August Morning

 

Spider Web in the Wet Fog

Spider Web in the Wet Fog

 

Spider Web in the Wet Fog - CU

Spider Web in the Wet Fog – CU

 

Western Ironweed Flowers in the Wet Fog - CU

Western Ironweed Flowers in the Wet Fog – CU

 

Fog Starting to Burn Off

Fog Starting to Burn Off

 

Dogwood Berries

Dogwood Berries

 

Sun Punching Through Fog Behind Sunflower Stalks

Sun Punching Through Fog Behind Sunflower Stalks

 

Sunflower Stalk with Spider Work on a Foggy Morning

Sunflower Stalk with Spider Work on a Foggy Morning

 

Boneset Flowers

Boneset Flowers

 

Clouds Open Up as the Fog Burns Off

Clouds Open Up as the Fog Burns Off

 

The First Sign of Fall Coming

The First Sign of Fall Coming

 

On an Overgrown Path as the Fog Burns Off

On an Overgrown Path as the Fog Burns Off

 

A Freshly Blooming Field of Large Flowered Gaura

A Freshly Blooming Field of Large Flowered Gaura

 

Fresh Blooms of Large Flowered Gaura

Fresh Blooms of Large Flowered Gaura

 

Surrounded by Fresh Blooms of Large Flowered Gaura

Surrounded by Fresh Blooms of Large Flowered Gaura

 

A Single Large Flowered Gaura Flower

A Single Large Flowered Gaura Flower

 

A--Big-Root-Tangle-with-One-Golden-Leaf

A Big Root Tangle with One Golden Leaf

 

Three Saplings Surrounded by Wet Foliage

Three Saplings Surrounded by Wet Foliage

 

Beautiful Bark

Beautiful Bark

 

Up the Big Cottonwood's Twin Trunks

Up the Big Cottonwood’s Twin Trunks

 

Poison Ivy...

Poison Ivy…

 

Leaf Shadows on a Big Cottonwood Trunk

Leaf Shadows on a Big Cottonwood Trunk

 

The Surface of the Pond Disturbed by Hatching Insects

The Surface of the Pond Disturbed by Hatching Insects

 

The Pond Through the Leaves

The Pond Through the Leaves

 

Maximillian's Sunflowers Against Twigs

Maximillian’s Sunflowers Against Twigs

 

Bumblebee on a Wild Bergamot Flower

Bumblebee on a Wild Bergamot Flower

 

Grasses in the Draw Starting to Go

Grasses in the Draw Starting to Go

 

Tiny Shelf Fungus on a Young Tree

Tiny Shelf Fungus on a Young Tree

 

Aphids

Aphids…

 

Wild Grapes Starting to Go

Wild Grapes Starting to Go

 

Deadfall Pattern

Deadfall Pattern

 

Dog Days Humid Landscape with Bright Clouds

Dog Days Humid Landscape with Bright Clouds

 

West Fletcher Avenue at the West Gate

West Fletcher Avenue at the West Gate

 

Overcast Humid August Dawn

Overcast Humid August Dawn

 

Predawn Glow Through a Bramble at the Fenceline

Predawn Glow Through a Bramble at the Fenceline

 

Cloudy Sunrise at the Little Pond

Cloudy Sunrise at the Little Pond

 

Evening Primrose Flowers Just at Dawn

Evening Primrose Flowers Just at Dawn

 

First Rays of Sunlight Through the Foliage

First Rays of Sunlight Through the Foliage

 

Evening Primrose Flower at Dawn

Evening Primrose Flower at Dawn

 

Thistle Head CU

Thistle Head CU

 

Pitcher's Sage Under a Leaden Sky

Pitcher’s Sage Under a Leaden Sky

 

Large Flowered Gaura Under a Leaden Sky

Large Flowered Gaura Under a Leaden Sky

 

Snow on the Mountains Blooming

Snow on the Mountains Blooming

 

Dew on the Grass

Dew on the Grass

 

Large Flowered Gaura  - Single Stalk

Large Flowered Gaura – Single Stalk

 

Sunflower Patch in the Draw

xSunflower Patch in the Draw

 

Sunflowers - Past Prime

Sunflowers – Past Prime

 

Sunflowers - Gone in the Heat

Sunflowers – Gone in the Heat

 

Wild Plums Turning

Wild Plums Turning

 

One Wild Plum That the Deer Missed

One Wild Plum That the Deer Missed

 

Poison Hemlock Stalks

Poison Hemlock Stalks

 

Poison Hemlock Seed Heads

Poison Hemlock Seed Heads

 

At the Wet Spot - August WS

At the Wet Spot – August WS

 

At the Wet Spot - August CU

At the Wet Spot – August CU

 

Little Gnarly Tree Trunk

Little Gnarly Tree Trunk

 

Grandmother Cottonwood in August

Grandmother Cottonwood in August

Goldenrod Field in Bloom

Goldenrod Field in Bloom

 

Dawn on August 18, 2013

Dawn on August 18, 2013

 

A Prairie Hillside in Mid-August

A Prairie Hillside in Mid-August

 

A Humid Mid-August Prairie Vista

A Humid Mid-August Prairie Vista

 

A Scraggly Mid-August Prairie Wide Shot

A Scraggly Mid-August Prairie Wide Shot

 

Chest Deep in Prairie Vegetation and Humidity

Chest Deep in Prairie Vegetation and Humidity

 

Dead Still - Jackson Pollock

Dead Still – Jackson Pollock

 

Purple Lovegrass

Purple Lovegrass

 

Swoopy Cottonwood Branches at the Fenceline

Swoopy Cottonwood Branches at the Fenceline

 

Sunflower Leaves in Closeup

Sunflower Leaves in Closeup

 

Seeded Out Sage__

Seeded Out Sage__

 

Grass Curling & Taking On Color

Grass Curling & Taking On Color

 

Dense Spiderweb

Dense Spiderweb

 

Backlit Dogwood Shoot

Backlit Dogwood Shoot

 

The Marshy Area in the Big Draw

The Marshy Area in the Big Draw

 

Fallen Branch Tangle in the Big Draw

Fallen Branch Tangle in the Big Draw

 

Leaves with Rust Spots

Leaves with Rust Spots

 

The Root Tangle Below the Grandmother

The Root Tangle Below the Grandmother

 

Cream Colored Fungus on a Down Tree

Cream Colored Fungus on a Down Tree

 

Pre-dawn Sunflowers

Pre-dawn Sunflowers

 

Pre-dawn Windblown Grass #1

Pre-dawn Windblown Grass #1

 

Pre-dawn Windblown Grass #2

Pre-dawn Windblown Grass #2

 

Pre-dawn Sunflowers Facing East

Pre-dawn Sunflowers Facing East

 

Sumac Turned

Sumac Turned

 

A Sliver of Light Behind a Tree at the Head of the West Draw

A Sliver of Light Behind a Tree at the Head of the West Draw

 

The Swoop Tree

The Swoop Tree

 

The Big Wheel - Overgrown

The Big Wheel – Overgrown

 

Orange Fungi in the Crook of a Root

Orange Fungi in the Crook of a Root

 

Solo Cattail Head

Solo Cattail Head

 

Elderberries

Elderberries

 

Cattails in the West Draw

Cattails in the West Draw

 

Chokecherries___

Chokecherries…

 

Cattails a la Japonisme

Cattails a la Japonisme

 

Fallen Young Tree Trunk

Fallen Young Tree Trunk

 

Nine Months In

Nine Months In

 

Rag-tag Patch of Prairie with Rose Hips

Rag-tag Patch of Prairie with Rose Hips

 

Here Comes a Prairie Cicada

Here Comes a Prairie Cicada

 

Prairie Cicada

Prairie Cicada

 

Nibbled Sumac Head with Red Leaves

Nibbled Sumac Head with Red Leaves

 

Predawn Sky Drama - Aug 24 2013

Predawn Sky Drama – Aug 24 2013

 

Two American Bellflower Stalks

Two American Bellflower Stalks

 

Four American Bellflower Stalks

Four American Bellflower Stalks

 

Four American Bellflower Stalks with Bumblebee

Four American Bellflower Stalks with Bumblebee

 

Three American Bellflower Stalks with Dawn Sky

Three American Bellflower Stalks with Dawn Sky

 

Erect Butterfly Milkweed Pods

Erect Butterfly Milkweed Pods

 

Big Bluestem Flowering - Wide

Big Bluestem Flowering – Wide

 

Big Bluestem Flowering - CU

Big Bluestem Flowering – CU

 

Stochastic Wideshot

Stochastic Wideshot

 

Distressed Milkweed Pods Opening

Distressed Milkweed Pods Opening

 

Turning Sumac and Sunflowers on a Hillside

Turning Sumac and Sunflowers on a Hillside

 

Shaggy Grassy Hillside

Shaggy Grassy Hillside

 

Westward Vista from the Big Hill

Westward Vista from the Big Hill

 

Solitary American Bellflower

Solitary American Bellflower

 

Plain Speaking Landscape #2

Plain Speaking Landscape #2

 

Plain Speaking Landscape #1

Plain Speaking Landscape #1

 

Sunflower Seed Heads Against an August Sky

Sunflower Seed Heads Against an August Sky

 

Little Grass Seed Heads All Tangled

Little Grass Seed Heads All Tangled

 

A Field of Grass on a Small Knoll

A Field of Grass on a Small Knoll

 

Indian Grass_ with Yellow Flowering Heads

Indian Grass_ with Yellow Flowering Heads

 

Mystery Plant with Yellowish Flowering Clusters

Mystery Plant with Yellowish Flowering Clusters

 

At the Edge of the Little Draw

At the Edge of the Little Draw

 

Light Coming Through Cottonwood Leaves

Light Coming Through Cottonwood Leaves

 

Those Wild Plums Escaped the Deer

Those Wild Plums Escaped the Deer

 

A Shady Spot on a Very Hot Day

A Shady Spot on a Very Hot Day

 

A Plethora of Plums - Up High

A Plethora of Plums – Up High

 

At a Place i Call the Deer Park

At a Place i Call the Deer Park

 

Old Tree - New Tree

Old Tree – New Tree

 

Turkey Foot Heads at Dawn

Turkey Foot Heads at Daw

 

Turkey Foot Head Solo at Dawn

Turkey Foot Head Solo at Dawn

 

Turkey Foot Heads Wide at Dawn

Turkey Foot Heads Wide at Dawn

 

Quintessential Milkweed Pod Giving Seeds

Quintessential Milkweed Pod Giving Seeds

 

Big Bluestem Group at Dawn

Big Bluestem Group at Dawn

 

Dogwood Berries

Dogwood Berries

 

Large Flowered Gaura Patch

Large Flowered Gaura Patch

 

Flodman's Thistle_

Flodman’s Thistle

 

Across the Draw at Three Trees

Across the Draw at Three Trees

 

Bluestem Head Flowering CU

Bluestem Head Flowering CU

 

A Glacial Erratic

A Glacial Erratic

 

Missouri Goldenrod Flowering

Missouri Goldenrod Flowering

 

Critter Chewed Deer Jawbone

Critter Chewed Deer Jawbone

 

Eyeball Snag in the Draw Floor

Eyeball Snag in the Draw Floor

 

This Year's Cottonwood Leaves Falling Down

This Year’s Cottonwood Leaves Falling Down

 

Bumblebee on a Thistle Flower

Bumblebee on a Thistle Flower

 

Orange-Black Butterfly

Orange-Black Butterfly

 

Bumblebee Leaving a Thistle Flower

Bumblebee Leaving a Thistle Flower

 

At the Very Head of the Big Draw

At the Very Head of the Big Draw

 

Up Three Trunks - A Tinge of Summer's End

Up Three Trunks – A Tinge of Summer’s End

 

Cottonwood Leaves - A Tinge of Summer's End

Cottonwood Leaves – A Tinge of Summer’s End

 

Sumac Starting to Go Red

Sumac Starting to Go Red