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Sphinx Moth

This fabulously interesting moth was fluttering about my flower boxes on my deck railing… Post by Stacy (Cossolini) Niedzwiecki.

Sony 3rd Annual Art Of Expression Photo Contest

I’m pleased to share my portrait of my dear friend Mary Lou – earned a “People’s Choice” Award in the Sony 3rd Annual Art Of Expression Photo Contest. To see my image and the finalists, visit: http://www.dpmag.com/gallery/contest-hall-of-fame.html

A Tribute

To another artist’s work – high school classmate and friend Maria Bucek Orr. Last night there was a devastating fire at a local church – St. Mary Magdalen of Kentwood, Michigan. My friend is a very talented stained glass artist and lifelong church member. The project to create new windows for the church took her… Read More

Hey, Ladies!!!

Mr. Oriole has been making this sound for two solid days now. I haven’t seen a Mrs. Oriole yet. I’m guessing this might be his attempt at speed dating… Male Oriole Call      

Michigan BLUE Cover Image

Michigan BLUE is a lifestyle magazine uniquely targeted to those who have an affinity for life lived on water with the express purpose of promoting the riches of Michigan. I’m pleased my image of a Common Loon photographed in Northern Michigan last spring, was chosen as BLUE’s Spring 2012 cover. You can pick up a… Read More

"White" Friday

Last week I had the most fortunate experience of seeing one of the most impressive birds on the planet (in my humble opinion!).  Through a tip from a fellow photographer (Joel DeYoung) and via notes from the Muskegon County Nature Club, I learned there have been sightings of snowy owls in the area. The day… Read More

What a Night!

Last night was one of those magical evenings when the air was crisp and cold – and the stars shone brightly in the moonless sky. While spending some time on Facebook, I saw a post from our local weather guru – WOOD-TV8 Chief Meteorologist Bill Steffen – reporting  Northern Light activity had been spotted throughout… Read More

West MI Healing Field 9-11 Memorial

I had the privilege of photographing the opening day ceremonies of the West Michigan Healing Field on Friday, September 9th in Cannonsburg, Michigan. Since I took well over 300 images, here is a link to the photo album on Flickr. Should you have any questions about an image, please use the IMG # on the… Read More

On Newsstands Now…

A number of my autumn images are in the newest Fall 2011 issue of Michigan BLUE magazine. Fall 2011 Contributors Pick up a copy of this great publication – on newsstands now! http://www.mibluemag.com.

06/28/11 – Open House – Demmer Wellness Pavilion

The public is invited to an Open House at the John and Marnie Demmer Wellness Pavilion and Dialysis Center on Tuesday, June 28 from 2-7pm. I’m pleased to share this news with my friends – I had five pieces of artwork accepted in the permanent collection. I can’t wait to go up and see them… Read More