Snapping Turtle The oldest and largest Common Snapping Turtle in the world resides at the Schramm Educational Center south of Gretna, NE. Over 80 years old and weighing 95 lbs, he is a crowd pleaser at feeding time. As ferocious as he looks, a head scratch from his handler is always welcome. Thought for the … Continue reading Big Snapper
I've been working on low light shots. Getting sharp focus is a challenge, and this one could certainly be improved. More patience would help, taking the time to raise the mirror, zoom in and manually focus. Practice, practice, practice. This shrine can be seen from I-80 near Gretna, NE., and is open to the public. … Continue reading Holy Shrine
A severe thunderstorm blew through Sarpy County, Nebraska last Friday night. Straight-line winds of 125 mph were recorded in Papillion. Wide spread damage was evident throughout the county: downed power lines, uprooted trees, split tree trunks, trees' crowns snapped off, farm buildings with no roofs, etc. This shot was taken southwest of Gretna, about 36 … Continue reading Photojournalism is Dangerous!