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Focus Trek 15 – The ALT Black Hills Photo Shootout Part 2

“I think, every time I’m on the mountain, I’m just so thankful to be there.”  –Chloe Kim If you don’t know who Chloe Kim is, you might not have watched the 2018 Winter Olympics. She’s the 17-year-old who was the youngest woman to win a gold medal in snowboarding. I thought that quote summed up my experience in the Black… Read more »

Focus Trek 15 – The ALT Black Hills Photo Shootout Part 1

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.”  -John Muir This is part 1. Part 2 is here. John Muir was the father of our National Parks, a soul beyond compare, and as I roll over the crest of 50 now, an adventurous spirit I can only vainly attempt to match. He was “long unkempt beard… Read more »

Monarch Butterfly Release and Milkweed Seed Pod

Jim attended a Monarch butterfly release at the Wildlife Prairie Park in Hanna City, IL. There is also a demonstration on how to create your own milkweed seed pod to help grow more plants for Monarchs to develop and feed on. For more information on creating milkweed seed pods, go to: https://www.treehugger.com/lawn-garden/help-monarch-butterflies-diy-milkweed-seed-bombs.html

Focus Trek 14 – I Turn 50 Today

“Forty is the old age of youth, Fifty is the youth of old age’  -Victor Hugo My name is Jim Burnham. I am a US photographer. Follow me on Instagram or Twitter -> @BurnhamArts    And by the time I finish this, I probably will have already crossed that threshold. Don’t worry, you didn’t miss anything. There were no parades, no skywriting, no… Read more »

Where is My Ice?

Jim Burnham    January 12, 2018    No Comments on Where is My Ice?

“There was a time when people said, ‘Jim, if you keep on making faces, your face will freeze like that.’ Now they just say, ‘Pay him!’  -Jim Carrey My name is Jim Burnham. I am a US photographer. Follow me on Instagram or Twitter -> @BurnhamArts    I thought it would be fitting if I followed up my fire article with something frozen…. Read more »

Where is Your Fire?

Jim Burnham    December 15, 2017    No Comments on Where is Your Fire?

“A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.” -Benjamin Franklin My name is Jim Burnham. I am a US photographer. Follow me on Instagram or Twitter -> @BurnhamArts    The following photos were taken with my Nikon D7100 with a Sigma 18-250mm telephoto at or near 250mm. ISO: 1250 F-Stop: f6.3… Read more »

Focus Trek #13 – Return to the Black Hills

‘Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me – I am happy.” -Hamlin Garland My name is Jim Burnham. I am a US photographer and I enjoy finding photographs in places I’ve… Read more »