Focus Trek 18 – Clearwater Beach-Gulf Coast Florida

My daughter has been to the ocean three times, once as a baby, once when we were extras in a movie on Cape Cod and once when we visited the Oregon coast. But she had never been to the ocean when it was warm enough to jump IN. So we went to Florida, where there is 1,197 miles of ocean to choose from. I chose Clearwater, where I heard a certain species of FotoBug lives. 

Focus Trek 17 – Capital Offenses

“I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my family and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon, and letting the world roll on as it liked, than to occupy the most splendid post, which any human power can give.” — Thomas Jefferson Recently, I had a unique opportunity to do two completely… Read more »

Focus Trek 16 – 12 Months 12 Photos in 2018

“That was a memorable day to me, for it made great changes in me. But it is the same with any life. Imagine one selected day struck out of it, and think how different its course would have been. Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or… Read more »

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 »

Wildflower Garden Mega Time Lapse

A wildflower garden time lapse, nine months in 5 minutes. Watch the growth and weather change in super fast motion! Time, flowing like a river.  Time, beckoning me.  Who knows when we shall meet again, if ever? But time keeps flowing like a river to the sea. Goodbye my love, maybe for forever. Goodbye my love, the tide waits for… 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:

Focus Trek 14 – I am 50 Today Part 2

“Give me a man who says this one thing I do, and not those fifty things I dabble in.”  -Dwight L. Moody Now, we cut to the meat of “me”. Because you can’t spell “meat” without “me”. (Or something like that). Part One was insight into why I am who I am. It was a whipsaw journey though my childhood… Read more »

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 »