It’s been a busy week and I’ve gone from here to there. In spite of the multiple o-dark-thirty departures, being out in nature certainly made up for the sleep deprivation. Last weekend I had a photography class at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Meeting at the visitors center at […]
There are so many exciting things to discover around the world and many times we dream of places far away. Little do we realize that magical places could be just down the road from our homes. Many of these places are quiet and off of the beaten track […]
I have a little Sony RX 100 II as my walkabout point-and-shoot camera. I love this small camera as it takes wonderful 20.2 mp images, including video and panorama. It took wonderful images when I was in Galapagos last year and is a companion when I hit the […]
Birds on the beach. White as the snow. Feathers blowing in the salt misted breeze. Watch out, here comes a wave!
The world surrounds us. Beauty is found not only in front of us, but also behind. Turn in circles and you’ll be amazed at what you see.
The marsh pools of Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge attract a wide variety of wading birds. Many of them call Bombay Hook their summer home and a place to raise a family. These Black necked Stilts, now teenagers were enjoying the cool water and stuck together like twins […]
The air was heavy this morning as I drove on the dirt road towards Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge. The meadow was full of promise, with baby bunnies running alongside and birds singing on the wildflowers. Once again I have returned to Bombay Hook as the birds have […]
This morning in the J. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge I was watching an Osprey screaming on top of a dead tree (snag.) Suddenly, another Osprey came flying in towards the resting one. Not sure what would happen, I trained my lens on the interloper and lo and […]
A pre-dawn start had me heading east on a dark and desolate road. This road was to lead me to great things on the Atlantic Ocean. Having never visited a wildlife refuge in Florida before, I was in for quite a birding extravaganza. Of course, silly me had […]
It was one of those mornings, warmed by the early sun and the waning of the autumn leaves. When flocks of thousands of geese moved throughout the sky in search of warmer climes. The large National Wildlife Refuge provides a safe haven for a wide variety of birds. […]