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Draft Horses plowing a Minnesota Field 2018

May 20, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Draft horses plowing a field near St Cloud, Stearns County, Minnesota. A century ago, draft horses, mules, and oxen were almost everywhere, providing a practical, dependable, and renewable power source for pioneer-era industries such as agriculture, railway building, large-scale excavation and earthmoving, mining, logging, and road construction. In...
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2018 Minnesota Horse Expo Karen Clark Horse Person of the Year

April 30, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I was lucky enough to be able to spend Sunday morning at the 2018 Minnesota Horse Expo to take photos of Horse Person of the Year, Karen Clark. As an added bonus, her father, Orv Volkmann, was in attendance and shared the limelight with his daughter. This beautiful Percheron hitch belongs to Young Living Essential Oils Percheron Exhibition Hitch an...
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Share your photography

March 24, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Things I recommend sharing online Photography Art Genealogy Research There are more, but these are ones that you and others will benefit from sharing. It's Scary Out There Yes, It certainly can be daunting to put your heart and soul out there, but do it anyway! One of the best ways to improve as a photographer (or artist or genealogist) is to...
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Compare your photography to your photography

March 23, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I want you to feel good about your photography! I've been spending more time teaching people how to shoot/create images and how to edit those same images and one thing runs through all those pieces. New photographers (and sometimes old ones too) lack confidence in their images. While sitting next to a woman with a brand new Nikon at a dog show, sh...
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