Madison County

Made famous by 1992 novel by Robert James Waller, 1995 movie starring Clint Eastwood  & Meryl Streep, and 2013 Tony Award-winning musical, the "Bridges of Madison County" actually exist.  Madison County, Iowa is southwest of Des Moines. The covered bridges that were subject of the famous title are still standing and a couple are still … Continue reading Madison County

Hogback Covered Bridge

The 1995 film, "Bridges of Madison County" starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep, made famous this area in south central Iowa.  So, one hot day last August, I meandered through Madison County and saw four of the six covered bridges. This one is Hogback Covered Bridge, built in 1884 and measures 97 feet long.  It is … Continue reading Hogback Covered Bridge

Inside Out

I used to think this was a nice photo.  Yeah, it's okay, but certainly not the best.   When I took the photo, I was interested in showing detail of the Vermont covered bridge. I wanted sort of a muted or blurred background to make the subject more prominent.  My interest was the diamond pattern … Continue reading Inside Out