Two swallows in flightBehaving differentlyIn different light
More Practice Needed
I’ve always wanted to take a picture of a kingfisher diving and getting a fish. I stood around watching this kingfisher on a tree. It was fairly far, but I figured with some post processing I can get a decent picture of the bird catching a fish. I stood in a spot for twenty minutes.… Continue reading More Practice Needed
Working for a Meal
The osprey was cheerfully eating its meal when out of the blue (sky), a bald eagle tried to lay claim to the half eaten fish. Instead of working for its own food, the eagle would rather have a meal that someone else worked for. And so a duel begins – the larger eagle chasing the… Continue reading Working for a Meal
For an osprey!
Light up the room with a smile. Or in this case, move the camera up and down, left and right, and look for a smile.
If you want to see Bald Eagles in the East Coast of the United States in late fall or early winter, Conowingo Dam is one of the best places to visit in November and December. Don’t come on weekends – you probably won’t be able to find a good parking spot unless you get there… Continue reading Conowingo Dam
Yellow, but not Totally
As I was leaving Green Spring Gardens, I noticed a nicely backlit hedge of yellow flowers. After a few pictures of the flowers (from behind), I walked up the short incline to take a closer look at the flowers. Thin clouds close to the horizon diffused the light emanating from the afternoon sun. Still hints… Continue reading Yellow, but not Totally
Seven is a Lucky Number
On the seventh day of the seventh month in the seventeenth year of this century (okay, the 7 stuff breaks down on the fourth descriptor), I was fortunate enough to have my camera and macro lens at Meadowlark Gardens. Some of the best macro images I took over the summer (and in the last few… Continue reading Seven is a Lucky Number
Recent images of Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds taken at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna, Virginia. A great place for quiet contemplative walks, bird watching and reconnecting with yourself. Flowers and plants galore. A short drive from Tysons Corner, Virginia and Wolf Trap Farm Park.