Posts tagged “Nikon

Pink Lady Butterfly

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Great eyes on the lady.


Turtle

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Turtles have a way of sticking their necks out.


Gull

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How is it that gulls place themselves against such great backgrounds?


Lotus Borer

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As beetles go this one looks like one of the meanest.


Owl Portrait

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It’s always the eyes that stand out. The screech owl, like many owls, hunts at night and tries to sleep during the day. I can assure that the owl did not wake because of my presence.


Portraits

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I am concentrating on portraits for the rest of this week. I sometimes think we do not get close enough to our subjects in nature, like the chipmunk in this the photo.


Vision 4

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Vision is also about limits, fences, how far we want to go.


Urban Renewal

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It remains a puzzle.


Vision 3

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Vision is multi-dimensional: subject, background light. It all goes into envisioning what will result from your efforts.


What the Window Sees

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It helps when the streets are bereft of people. I note that other photographers took advantage of the empty streets downtown in early fall.


Vision 2

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I have always maintained that vision in photography starts with standards like the rule of thirds and evolves into your own idea of what works.


Dylan in the Rear-View Mirror

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My series of abstract window shots has opened my eyes to a new way of seeing the city, more in abstract than in concrete.


Urban Frame

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It always surprises me how often little things in the urban landscape make for interesting shots.


Vision

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While photography is about light and subject it is also about the photographer’s “eye”.


Curious Sparrow

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A bird high up on a pipe can afford to be curious.


Bee Incoming

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I did not notice a scarcity of bees last summer, but I am told that they are under threat. 


Texture

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An old fashioned window, made better by the texture of the screen.


A Gull

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Gulls are not rare, especially where I live, but they seldom pose.


The Professional View

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The title of this post refers to how the architect probably wanted his glass and steel to look.


Not the Tropics

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Always great to see people doing wonderful things with the mundane.


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.


Head in a Window

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Soft focus, good light and a hint of detail.


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.