Michael Estrada

@PhotoARTbyME

I love macro, natural landscapes and anything else that catches my eye.You can also find my photos at http://photoartbyme.com
And here's another moon shot surrounded by a silhouette of eerie looking trees. Astronomy Beauty In Nature Cloud - Sky Dark Dark Photography Eerie Full Moon Gothic Low Angle View Moon Moonlight Nature Night Night Photography Nightphotography No People Outdoors Planetary Moon Scenics Silhouette Sky Space Spooky Tranquility Tree
I missed out on the lunar eclipse but I still think I got a cool moonshot! Astronomy Beauty In Nature Cloud - Sky Full Moon Low Angle View Moon Moon Surface Nature Night No People Outdoors Planetary Moon Scenics Sky Space Stormy Stormy Sky
Reach for the sky! Beauty In Nature Cloud - Sky Clouds Cold Temperature Coniferous Tree Day Forest Landscape Mountain Nature No People Outdoors Pinaceae Pine Tree Pine Woodland Scenics Silhouette Sky Snow Sun Tree Winter
The patterns and shadows of nature are what accentuate her beauty. Bare Tree Beauty In Nature Clouds Cold Cold Temperature Dark Day Frozen Frozen Lake Gothic Ice Landscape Nature No People Outdoors Scenics Shadow Shadows Sky Snow Sunlight Tranquil Scene Tranquility Tree Winter
I must say that snow-covered wood cabins look very cool. Architecture Beauty In Nature Built Structure Cabin Cold Temperature Day Eaves Forest Forest Photography Forestwalk House Nature No People Outdoors Roof Scenic Scenics Snow Tree Trees Winter Wood - Material Wood Cabin Woods
I really like the angle of the sunlight on this snowy peek. Beauty In Nature Cloud - Sky Cold Temperature Day Landscape Mountain Mountain Range Nature No People Outdoors Scenics Sky Snow Snowcapped Mountain Tree Winter
It was a breathtaking day taking photos in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. So many photos to share but I wanted to get my favorite one out right away. Look for more photos over the coming days! Bare Tree Beauty In Nature Branch California Cold Temperature Day Frozen Ice Landscape Nature No People Outdoors River Scenics Sierra Nevada Mountains Sky Snow Tranquil Scene Tranquility Tree Weather Winter
Made it to the mountains this morning to take photos of the snow-covered landscape. Beauty In Nature Cold Temperature Day Freeway Landscape Mountain Mountain Range Mountain Road Nature No People Outdoors Road Roadtrip Scenics Sierranevadamountains Snow The Way Forward Tree Winter Yubagap
It was a nice sunny day to take some fresh new photos. Here’s one of Willow Creek in Folsom near Blue Ravine. Beauty In Nature Creek Creeks Day Fallen Tree Lake Landscape Log Nature No People Outdoors River Scenics Tranquil Scene Tranquility Tree Water
I finally took my camera out for my first photos of 2017! It was a beautiful day to hit the trail along Willow Creek in Folsom, CA. Beauty In Nature Day Empty Road Growth Nature No People Outdoors Road Scenics The Way Forward Trail Tranquility Transportation Tree Winding Road
Beauty In Nature Butterfly - Insect Close-up Day Flower Focus On Foreground Fragility Garden Garden Photography Green Color Growth Macro Metal Sculpture Multi Colored Nature No People Ornaments Outdoors Owl Owl Art Petal Plant Selective Focus Yellow
Lighnting Storm Stormy Weather Stormy Skies Nature Weather Night Dramatic Sky Sky Cloud - Sky Power In Nature Beauty In Nature Storm Cloud Majestic No People
Lighnting Storm No People Majestic Storm Cloud Beauty In Nature Power In Nature Cloud - Sky Sky Dramatic Sky Night Weather Nature Stormy Skies Stormy Weather
These photos are from an amazing lightning storm that moved through my area a few weeks ago. Beauty In Nature Cloud Cloud - Sky Cloudy Dark Dramatic Sky Growth Idyllic Low Angle View Majestic Nature Night No People Outdoors Overcast Power In Nature Scenics Sky Storm Cloud Tranquility Tree Treetop Weather
"Sunset Shower" This was the colorful sunset we had before a lightning storm hit later that evening. Beauty In Nature Cloud Cloud - Sky Cloudy Dark Dramatic Sky Growth Idyllic Landscape Majestic Moody Sky Nature No People Orange Color Outdoors Rain Scenics Silhouette Sky Storm Stormy Weather Sunset Tranquil Scene Tranquility Weather
“Flying to the Sun” Well I’m back and ready to see what I’ve been missing here on EyeEm! I can’t wait to catch-up on what everyone has been posting. Here is a photo from an amazing sunset from last weekend. I didn’t even realize there were birds flying towards the sun in this photo until I was looking at it on my laptop. Beauty In Nature Birds Cloud Cloud - Sky Dark Dramatic Sky Electricity  Electricity Pylon Fuel And Power Generation Idyllic Landscape Majestic Nature No People Orange Color Outdoors Power Line  Power Supply Scenics Silhouette Sky Sun Sunset Tranquil Scene Tranquility
"Angelic" Angel Angels Blackandwhite Bw_collection Cemetery Cherub Cherubs Gothic Gravestone Graveyard
"Sunset on Fire" Atmosphere Atmospheric Mood Beauty In Nature Cloud Cloud - Sky Cloudscape Cloudy Dramatic Sky Majestic Moody Sky Orange Color Outdoors Silhouette Sky Storm Cloud Sunset Tranquil Scene
"Sunset Illumination" Here’s a photo from a couple of weeks ago of the sunset reflecting on these wondrous clouds! Atmosphere Atmospheric Mood Beauty In Nature Cloud Cloud - Sky Cloudscape Cloudy Dramatic Sky Light Majestic Moody Sky Orange Color Outdoors Overcast Silhouette Sky Storm Cloud Sunset Tranquil Scene
We had a nice little lightning show a couple of nights ago. I've never been able to successfully capture it before. Either it was the middle of the day so the sky was too bright, it started to downpour or it would stop by the time I'd set up the tripod and get the right camera settings. Anyways, I finally did it! ⚡ Lightning Lightning Storm Storm Nightphotography Skyporn Clouds Nature Silhouette Sky Trees
Here is my last shot of the night. No longer looking red, this is the ending phase of the partial eclipse transitioning back to a full Super Moon. Supermoon Eclipse Lunar Eclipse Luna Nightsky Moon Sky Skyporn Nightphotography
This is the Super Blood Moon beginning the transition back into the partial eclipse phase. The photo is slightly out of focus but I still wanted to share it. Supermoon Bloodmoon Eclipse Lunar Eclipse Luna Nightsky Moon Sky Skyporn Nightphotography
Here's another photo of the Super Blood Moon from Sunday night. Supermoon Bloodmoon Eclipse Lunar Eclipse Luna Nightsky Moon Sky Skyporn Nightphotography
Super Blood Moon - I spent the evening on the Lake Natoma Crossing Bridge in Folsom with the family taking photos of the Super Blood Moon. To our pleasant surprise there were other photographers out on the bridge too. We had a good time witnessing this amazing celestial event. Supermoon Bloodmoon Eclipse Lunar Eclipse Luna Nightsky Moon Sky Skyporn Nightphotography
"Moonglow" 🌚 Moon Moonlight Silhouette Trees TreePorn Skyporn Sky Nature Luna Clouds
"Pure Energy" Sun Sunset Sunset_collection Sunset Silhouettes Silhouette Trees TreePorn Skyporn Sky Power Lines
Water Lily 🌸 Water Garden  Garden Nature Flowers Macro_collection Macro Flowerporn Water Lily Water Lilies
"On The Trail" Trail Nature Trees TreePorn California Forest Woods Hike Hiking
"Empire Cottage Side Court" - Here is a side view of the cottage. Empire Cottage Empire Mine California Architecture Garden
"Empire Cottage" - I found the Empire Cottage exterior to be absolutely beautiful. I can only imagine what the inside looks like. Empire Cottage Cottage Architecture Empire Mine Garden California
"Empire Mine Water Garden" - This is one of the many beautiful gardens at Empire Mine. This small water garden fed into a large pool that was behind me. Empire Mine California Garden Pool Water Fountain Water Garden  Architecture Symmetry
"Empire Mine" - Did a family trip to Empire Mine State Historic Park in Grass Valley a couple of weeks ago. It was fun checking out the old gold mining grounds and the equipment. Some of these mines were 11,000 feet deep! Gold Mine Mine Mining Empire Mine California History Old West  Mine Shaft
"Whispering Bells" - For some reason I keep thinking of the 1950's song "Whispering Bells" by the Del Vikings when I look at this photo. Flowers Flowerporn Macro Macro_collection Nature
Caught some clouds with tonight's Supermoon! Make sure you go out and take a glimpse. 🌚 Supermoon Supermoon 2015 Moon Luna Nightsky Nightphotography Sky And Clouds Skyporn
I'm still digging through photos from my Santa Cruz trip a few weeks ago. Here's a shot from Natural Bridges near sunset. A beautiful spot to stop at and enjoy the scenery. Beach Beach Life Ocean Nature Santa Cruz California Landscape California Coast
"Graffiti Shack" Graffiti Graffitiporn EyeEm Best Shots Shack Blackandwhite Gray Sky Sky Skyporn Cloudporn Abstract
"Nature's Little Helper" Bee Bees Insects  Macro Macro_collection Nature Flowers Flowerporn EyeEm Nature Lover EyeEm Best Shots
“Down by the River“ - Took a stroll along the American River behind the old Folsom Powerhouse recently and captured this shot of the Rainbow Bridge. California Blackandwhite Black & White Bridge Bridges Graffiti River Rainbow Bridge Folsom American River
"Stillness" Countryside Trees Sky Blue Blue Sky Nature Hilltop Solitude Alone California
"Morning View" - One of my favorite things about summer is that I can see the sunrise from my bedroom window. Sometimes I just like lying in bed and watching Mother Nature introduce a new day. There's something just magical about it! Sunrise Sun Sun_collection Sky_collection Skyporn Trees Silhouette Clouds And Sky Nature California
What a lovely Crescent Moon out tonight! Moon Moonlight Crescent Moon Crescent Nightsky Nightphotography Craters Nature
"Zen on the Riverbank" Abstract Rockstacking Rocks Stacking Rocks River Riverbank Zen Water
"Withered by Time" Sunset Sunset_collection Nature Sun_collection Sun Silhouette Sky_collection Skyporn Clouds And Sky Trees
"Moon Over Folsom" - View of Historic Folsom as seen from the Lake Natoma Crossing Bridge. It was a lovely summer night to be out. 🌚 EyeEm Best Shots Skyporn Nightphotography Sky_collection Silhouette Nightsky Moon Moonlight Clouds Clouds And Sky
"Sunset Aglow" Sunset Sun_collection Sky_collection Sunset_collection Dusk Nature Skyporn EyeEm Best Shots Sun Silhouette
Fireworks Independence Day Nightsky Nightphotography USA 4th Of July July4th Fourthofjuly
Fireworks Independence Day Nightsky Nightphotography USA 4th Of July July4th Fourthofjuly
Independence Day celebrations are abound! Fireworks Independence Day Nightsky Nightphotography USA 4th Of July July4th Fourthofjuly
"Shrouded in Obscurity" - The colorful cloud layer over the moon made for an eerie yet breathtaking moment. 🌙 Moon Moonlight Clouds Night Photography Sky_collection Nightsky Nature Clouds And Sky Skyporn Cloud_collection
"The Dance of Venus and Jupiter" - I went outside this evening to check out the Venus and Jupiter convergence. Didn't take long for me to run back in the house to grab my camera. Venus Jupiter Clouds And Sky Skyporn Sky_collection Nature Sky_collection Night Photography Nightsky
"Darkness in the Light" Sunset Nature Sunset_collection Dusk Sky_collection Sun_collection Clouds Clouds And Sky Skyporn Blackandwhite
"Solitude" Nature Country Life Countryside Sunset Sunset_collection Sky_collection Dusk Sunset Silhouettes Trees Silhouette
"Country Life" Countryside Nature Horses Sun_collection Rural America Rural Country Life California Farm Life Silhouette
Fiery Sunset on Pilot Hill - I witnessed this beautiful sunset from a ranch tucked away on a secluded hilltop in Pilot Hill, California. Sunset Sunset_collection Sunporn Clouds Clouds And Sky Sky_collection Skyporn California
"Luminosity" Flower Flowers Flowerporn Blackandwhite Gothic Nature Macro Macro_collection Rose🌹 Roses
We had an amazing sunset yesterday over the Sacramento area. This was the view from Lew Howard Park in Folsom. Sunset Sunset_collection Cloud_collection  Sunporn Skyporn Clouds Clouds And Sky Sunset Silhouettes Dusk Sky Collection
I went to this lookout point not too far from where I live and snapped this infrared picture looking towards Folsom, California. You can see the American River in the forefront. I love how the vegetation takes on a whole other worldly feel. Infrared Photography Infrared Photo Infrared Nature Clouds Skyporn Clouds And Sky TreePorn Trees Folsom, California
Wildflower Flower Flowerporn Wildflowers Nature Yellow Yellow Flower
Mystic Sunset Sun Sunset Sunporn Sunset_collection Skyporn Sky Collection Clouds Clouds And Sky Cloud_collection  Dusk
These little guys can be very pesky but they are really quite interesting to look at when the opportunity arises. Okay, maybe not. Fly Flies Insect Insects  Macro Macro_collection Macro Photography Bugs Nature My Macro Obsession💗
It's that time of year again for Infrared Photography. I need the bright sun to capture these types of photos to offset the very dark infrared lens filter. I normally would wash out the red color but in this case it seemed to add an eeriness I couldn't resist. Infrared Infrared Photography Infrared Photo Sun Skyporn Sky Collection Trees TreePorn Fractals Nature
I always love coming across an old abandoned barn or house. Structures weathered by time have a certain beauty that most people would otherwise deem merely as unsightly. Abandoned Abandoned Buildings Abandoned Places Abandoned Barn Barn Old Barns Weathered And Torn Countryside Forgotten
This little jumping spider was in the strawberries we bought from a roadside fruit stand. I'm just relieved it didn't crawl out of the box which was on my lap on the way home. 😮 Spider Jumping Spider Macro Macro_collection Nature Nature_collection Arachnid
I always see these large Turkey Vultures gliding around the sky looking for a snack to swoop down on. Nature Bird Birds Bird Photography Turkey Vulture Vultures Flying
These flowers were swarming with bees so I shot this with my 300mm zoom lens from a nice and safe distance. Bee Bees Flower Flowers Flowerporn Nature Nature_collection Insect Insects
"Rose III" - For this final shot, I used a black cloth to help provide a stark contrast with the rose. Which background do you think best compliments this rose? Flower Flowers Flowerporn Rose🌹 Roses Macro Macro_collection Nature
"Rose II" - With this photo, I used the decorative pink floral paper that came with the rose as the background. So I think this came out fine, I feel it blends too much with the flower. Flower Flowers Flowerporn Rose🌹 Roses Macro Macro_collection Nature
"Rose I" - I wanted to see what this rose would look like with different colored backgrounds. With some soft lighting, a macro lens and the tripod my experimentation in stage photography began. Here I used a white poster board for the background. Flower Flowers Flowerporn Rose🌹 Roses Macro Macro_collection Nature
Captured this using a macro lens with two lens extension tubes on a tripod to get a clear up close shot. Macro Macro_collection Flowerporn Flowers Nature Macro Photography Flower Daisy Daisies Pink
This HDR photo was the result of merging 14 different images of the same flower. Each image had a different exposure and half of them were in monochrome. I like the slightly surreal look the center flower takes on and the interesting color tone of the flowers in the background. HDR Hdr_Collection Flowers Flowerporn Macro Macro_collection Nature Urban Nature Hdr Edit
Enjoying the Moon on a clear night. Moon Moonlight The Moon Sky Skyporn Night Nightphotography Astrophotography Luna
Recently did a family trip to Disney's California Adventure. The World of Color show was quite amazing! Disney World Of Color Lights Night Mickey Mickey Mouse
Ants II Ant Ants Insect Insects  Macro Macro Photography Nature Nature_collection Macro_collection Bugs
Ants I Ant Ants Insect Insects  Macro Macro Photography Nature Nature_collection Macro_collection Bugs
Washed in Rain Nature Urban Nature Flower Flowers Flowerporn Nature_collection Macro Macro Photography Geranium Geraniums
Butterfly II Butterfly Butterflies Insects  Insect Macro Macro_collection Macro Photography Nature Nature_collection
Butterfly I Butterfly Butterflies Insects  Insect Macro Macro_collection Macro Photography Nature Nature_collection
"Preparing for Battle" - Witnessed The Empire preparing its Storm Troopers for a massive battle against the Rebellion. Taken over the weekend at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California. Had a great time! Star Wars The Empire Storm Trooper Darkside Starwars Star Wars Celebration EyeEm Best Shots
Feeling like a Rose Rose🌹 Roses Macro_collection Macro Nature Flower Flowerporn Macro_flower Flowers
I do not know what this little creature was I found walking on one of my roses. However, I suspect it might have been a visitor from another world. 😮 Macro Macro_collection Macro Insects Insects  Bugslife Bugs Nature Nature_collection Insect
Always remember to take a moment to cherish those who surround you with happiness, strength and love. Daisy Daisies Macro Macro_collection Macro Photography Flower Flowerporn Nature Flowers Macro_flower
A Sunflower to brighten your day! Sunflower Sunflowers Flowers Flowerporn Nature Yellow Abstract
Droplets of Life Mint By Motorola Macro Macro_collection Green Green Green!  Nature Leaves Water_collection Drops Water Droplets Droplets
Here's another photo of the lunar eclipse that happened earlier this morning. The eclipse was waning by this time and sunrise was soon approaching. Moon Skyporn Lunar Eclipse Night Sky Night Photography EyeEm Best Shots Nature_collection Eclipse Luna Bloodmoon
I got up early so you wouldn't have to. Here's this morning's lunar eclipse that happened around 5 a.m my time. Now it's time for a little nap and a warm blankie. Moon Skyporn Lunar Eclipse Night Sky Night Photography EyeEm Best Shots Nature_collection Eclipse Luna Bloodmoon
Moon Shine Moon Moonlight Stars Night Sky Sky_ Collection Skyporn Night Night Photography TreePorn Trees
Imagine Dandelion Dandelions Macro Flowerporn Nature Nature_collection Macro_collection Blackandwhite EyeEm Best Shots Flowers
Spring Greeting Flowers Flowerporn Macro Dandelion Dandelions Nature_collection Nature Yellow
The Red Camellia Nature Macro Flowers Flowerporn Camellia Camellias
Peaceful Night Nature Nature_collection Landscape TreePorn Sky_ Collection Skyporn Night Night Photography Night Sky Stars
Can you find the turkey? This was taken at Hinkle Creek near where I live. Nature_collection TreePorn Trees Nature Landscape Grass Turkey
Exploring the world with a macro lens. Macro_collection Dandelion Nature_collection Macro Dandelions Green
"Standing in the Shadows" I found the combination of the Sun along with the striking shadows of these trees too compelling to pass up. Trees TreePorn Country Life Countryside Sun_ Collection Sky_ Collection Skyporn Shadows Fractals
"Rural Life" - I went on a small road trip a few weeks ago to get out and be inspired to take new photos. Looks like it may have worked! Country Life Rural TreePorn Countryside Fences
Pretty in Pink II Macro_collection Flowerporn Flowers Pink Nature
I capture this using a lens extension tube to increase the magnification of my macro lens. Using a lens extension brings out the details to a whole other level. Macro Macro_collection Flowers Flowerporn Nature_collection Purple
Having a little fun contrasting this chrysanthemum against a dark background. Nature_collection Flowers Flowerporn Macro_collection Macro Yellow Chrysanthemum
How's The Weather Today? Driving around in the fog can usually be nerve-wracking but when I have my camera with me it can mean a photo opportunity is waiting around the corner. I was wondering what this trail I had been on before would look like in the misty morning and I am so glad I stopped to check it out. Nature_collection Landscape Fog Trees Foggy
"Morning Glory" - Going through some older photos I have never posted before and discovered this early morning capture over Hinkle Creek in Folsom, California. Nature_collection Sky_ Collection Landscape Clouds And Sky