Posts tagged “Nature

Female Cardinal

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The female cardinal is among the the most skittish of birds. I am always pleased to capture one out in the open.


A Beginning or an End

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Beginning or end, sometimes it’s hard to tell.


Scaring off the Trespassers

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As a nature photographer you need to know when to back off.

 


More Donald

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Birds in flight (BIF) are something many people want to try (high shutter speed, swivel at the hips etc.). However, even the best gear and technique are challenged by the faster birds like Kingfishers and Cormorants and the occasional duck.


Face Time

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Some flowers lend themselves to an in-your-face approach, and are somewhat less attractive with too much context.


Donald on a Mission

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My first duck in flight. I got several excellent shots, this was the first one in the sequence.


Symmetry

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Nature is full of patterns often symmetric or close to it, just one of its amazing properties..


Reflection

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Some days you need to look a little deeper to find something interesting.


A Well Placed Caution

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Small birds are threatened by many things, you cannot blame them for their suspicions.


Bowed

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It’s possible that we have all bowed our heads in recent times for one reason or another. But everything has an end; and as I write this an end to the pandemic cannot come soon enough.


Area 51

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I am sure Area 51 is not what we imagine it to be, and there are plenty of strange things here at home.


Flying South

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After several months of Geese outstaying their welcome, they are off south to play their role as snowbirds.


Screech Owl

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An annual visitor to our local reserve. A big thank you to those who directed us to its location.


Triptych

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Photography is technically about light, but for most of us it is what the eye sees and the mind imagines.


Ducks On A Rock

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Summer may have gone but memories remain.


Lily Pad

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A year cannot go by without at least one final lily pad shot.


A Goldfinch Stands Out

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Is this a pose or just some curiosity?


Abstract

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Amazing what reflected light can do.


Battle Royal

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An Egret and a Tern battle along the shore line.


Extreme Macro Monday

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Sliced carrot at 5x like. Looks more like a cliff at golden hour.


Monarch Butterfly (Two Photographs)

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All butterflies must rest and refresh, this one against a nice background.


Cormorants

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The Cormorants have favourite spots on the river where they dry out and sing.


Great Blue Heron

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Majestic birds. They hang around until the ice forms or it gets bitterly cold.


The Future is Opaque if not Unfocused

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Heading into a new week wondering what’s next.