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Cold Water

June 09, 2021 - This little guy even looked cold. Still he had a nice warm glow on him from the sun coming up.
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Painted Moon

June 05, 2021 - The sun was rising over the ocean as the Moon was setting. Yeah, it's just a picture of the moon, but I like how the sun...
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Sunrise Kure Beach

May 29, 2021 - Really liked the birds adding depth to the picture.
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Trolling

May 27, 2021 - This Pelican was just gliding along the tip of the wave with such grace and ease. You can even see his shadow across the...
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Dawn Sea Duties

May 19, 2021 - I wanted the strong sea wave in the foreground in order to give depth to the image.
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Sunrise Senada

May 12, 2021 - Early in the morning to catch the boats, birds and the sun rising over the ocean.
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Sandpiper

May 07, 2021 - This little guy is fun to watch. I liked how the morning sun was illuminating his back.
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Backlit Pelican

May 03, 2021 - Really liked the way the light showed through the Pelicans feathers.
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Pelican Peruse

May 02, 2021 - Cool the way they sail across the top of the water. Pelican's travel the front of a wave for the fish that come up to th...
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Hummingbird in Flight

August 10, 2020 - Matching colors, so how do we separate? Had to use a high speed for the shutter speed.
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Heron Flight

June 28, 2020 - Just thought it was a nice close-up.
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White GUll

June 11, 2020 - Not anything fancy. Just a nice pic of a gull. Thing that intrigued me the most is how far from sea it is.
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Heron Silhouette

June 05, 2020 - The Heron is basically silhouetted against the sky. There is a little detail left in the Heron to give it some shape. I...
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Morning Heron

May 31, 2020 - Really liked the morning light on his face and the way he is looking out gives more depth. Shot at 3200 ISO.
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Heron's Catch 4

May 27, 2020 - Fish looks good enough to eat.
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Heron's Hunt

May 21, 2020 - Interesting to watch them hunt.
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Cormorant By Two

May 18, 2020 - Panning shot.
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Heron's Catch 3

May 15, 2020 - Liked the reflection.
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Heron Wheels Up

May 13, 2020 - An unusual position.
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Heron's Catch 2

May 07, 2020 - Caught this picture just after he caught his catch. I liked the diagonal design of the water to match the direction of t...
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Heron's Catch

May 04, 2020 - Right at the exact moment the Heron caught its prey.
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Herons' Bristle

May 02, 2020 - This is his full spread.
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Portrait

May 02, 2020 - A very unusual angle. Just imagine if you looked like that. LOL
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Blue Bird on a Stick

April 30, 2020 - Really liked the background in this.
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Abstract Mallard

April 24, 2020 - Really liked the abstract nature of the water.
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Goldeneye

April 18, 2020 - Unique eyes for Ducks. Liked reflected sky off the water. Does this bird have a crazy hair-do or what?
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Winter Cardinal

April 04, 2020 - Shallow DoF for bird.
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Downy

March 31, 2020 - Caught this guy scurrying up a tree.
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Mallard Swirled

March 28, 2020 - Liked the colors of the duck with the colors of the water. Shot at ISO 12,800.
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Show Birds

March 14, 2020 - I swear this Cockatoo was actually posing for the camera! Shot this at 12,800 ISO.
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Falls' Christmas Tree

December 12, 2019 - Yep, it was pouring down rain. Shot at ISO 8000. Little guy was just hit by a rain drop in his eye.
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Downy

December 06, 2019 - Shot at ISO 8000 and in the rain.
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Sandpipper

November 20, 2019 - Liked the background and foreground to this image.
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Flight

October 08, 2019 - A metaphor for life.
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Hummingbird

September 24, 2019 - I wanted to freeze the head and body, but let the wings show motion.
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Female Titmouse

April 07, 2019 - I believe I caught her mate too.
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Nuthatch

April 02, 2019 - I don't think this little guy can see me.
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White Throated Sparrow

March 29, 2019 - Felt using artistic brushes worked better than the straight photo.
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Pine Warbler

March 15, 2019 - Puffed out for winter. Shot at ISO 2500.
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Dark Eyed Junco

March 08, 2019 - Positioned myself for a dark background. Image shot at a very high 2500 ISO.
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Decked Out Egret

January 23, 2019 - Utilizing patterns and depth of Field.
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Heron in Reeds bxw

January 20, 2019 - Here is my BxW version of Heron in Reeds. Compared to the previous picture, which do you prefer?
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Heron in Reeds color

January 20, 2019 - Ok, I just can't decide if I like this in color or BxW best. Please feel free to post your opinion based on this and the...
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Say What?

January 08, 2019 - I can't decide which one is funnier? The one with the mouth open is funny, but I like the neck attitude in the other....
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Heron Flight

January 06, 2019 - Liked being able to see all the back feathers in this one.
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Cormorant in Blue

January 03, 2019 - Apparently there is so much oil in the skin of a Cormorant that water just rolls off there body.
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Strike a Pose

December 28, 2018 - Perched Heron on Jordan Lake.
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Blue Bird 2

December 16, 2018 - For those of you that felt the last image wasn't your cup o tea, here is a straight shot. This image was taken at the hi...
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Blue Bird MOD

December 12, 2018 - This could have been a very nice picture of a Blue Bird, but I really liked this more abstract version.
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Nut Hatch

December 06, 2018 - Shot at 5000 ISO.
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Heron's View

July 22, 2018 - I went wider on this shot. I think it gives more of a feel to the birds surroundings.
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Heron Glide

July 14, 2018 - Paying attention to your background is Important.
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Ruffled Heron

July 05, 2018 - You don't see that everyday.
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Heron Flight

June 28, 2018 - Just the right light.
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Male Yellow Finch

June 22, 2018 - Hey...don't put that in your mouth!
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Blue Bird

June 18, 2018 - Always liked these little Blue Guys.
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Titmouse

June 14, 2018 - Cute little guy.
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Female Yellow Finch

June 09, 2018 - Back lighting.
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Nuthatch

June 06, 2018 - Had others, but the light caught him just right in this one.
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Sunbittern

May 27, 2018 - Interesting bird. Reminds me of a Guinea Hen.
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Cardinal and the Hand

May 21, 2018 - Really liked the lighting.
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Flicker

May 17, 2018 - Woodpecker
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Common Sparrow

May 14, 2018 - Shallow depth of Field.
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Scarlet Ibis

May 03, 2018 - Shot at 3200 ISO
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Eclectus Parrot

May 03, 2018 - Shot at 3200 ISO.
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Flamingo

May 01, 2018 - Liked the lighting and positive and negative space.
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Cardinal Couple

April 03, 2018 - Gee....I wonder what he did wrong?
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Cardinal Conundrum

March 30, 2018 - Oh yeah....Fooled me. He's not even red!
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Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

March 27, 2018 - Poor little guy got named "the Lesser".
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Yellow Finch

March 25, 2018 - Shot at NC Botanical Gardens.
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Snow Gulls

January 23, 2018 - What makes this picture unique to me is that this is the first time I have ever seen Sea Gulls in snow. Not even sure ho...
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Heron on Grass Edge

January 11, 2018 - Another Heron from Jordan Lake, NC
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Perusing

December 30, 2017 - Maybe the other direction is better than the last one? LOL
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Spray

December 29, 2017 - Really like the spray coming off the Cormorant.
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Hawk Eye?

December 28, 2017 - The Heron was intensely staring at the water between the two rocks.
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Soar

December 26, 2017 - We definitely Soared through this year!
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Eno Flight

December 22, 2017 - Caught him right before his feet left the water.
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Eno Dinner

December 19, 2017 - Tasty Morsel! LOL
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Heron Around the Corner

December 14, 2017 - The Heron had just turned the corner around the rock when he obviously spotted something.
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Cormorant DO what tey DO

December 10, 2017 - Shot at Parkwood Lake. They have such rude birds there. First the duck sticking his tongue out at me and now the Cormora...
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Parkwood Lake Mallard

December 07, 2017 - I don't usually take pictures of common Mallard, but this was so pristine and such interesting water that I couldn't res...
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Parkwood Lake Cormorant

December 06, 2017 - Close-up from my local Lake.
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Pre-flight

November 29, 2017 - Caught this Heron just before flight.
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Heron Against the Eno Geography

October 28, 2017 - The perfect Eno background. In my opinion.
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In The Way

October 27, 2017 - What can I say...you don't see this very often.
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Heron Silhouette

October 23, 2017 - I waited till the Heron got to the brightest point of the reflections to create basically a silhouette of the bird.
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Sunset Grass

August 29, 2017 - Really liked the pattern of the water grass against the ocean waters.
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Waiting

August 22, 2017 - Yeahhh...what he said.....Where's that shrimp boat?
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Ocean Egret

August 18, 2017 - When is that shrimp boat gonna finally get here?
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Heron in Reeds

August 13, 2017 - If this picture was larger, it would be easier to see the detail of the design. Of all the paintings I have ever seen of...
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Heron in the Clouds

August 10, 2017 - What I think is fairly unique about this picture, is seeing a Heron high up with the clouds. I just couldn't remember se...
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Adult Bald Eagle

August 06, 2017 - Best shot I got of a Bald Eagle for a day trip on Jordan Lake.
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Cormorant Showing His Stuff

August 04, 2017 - An interesting bird with emerald eyes. This was shot on Jordan Lake, NC.
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Show Me Some Leg

August 02, 2017 - Just look at how strong the legs are. Look at how sharp those talons are. His one leg is holding himself up. You know he...
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Osprey in Flight

August 01, 2017 - Such majestic Eagles.
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Shake it Off Shake it Off

July 30, 2017 - This is what the Heron did immediately after missing its prey. I wonder if this is a behavioral response.
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Pounce

July 28, 2017 - Heron in a more natural environment. This was the very moment before he pounced on his prey.
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Osprey and Marsh

July 24, 2017 - I like the marsh just as much as the bird. I went BxW to help bring out the "tone" of the trees.
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Heron in Flight

July 22, 2017 - The sun was bright on the Heron and water grass, but the background was in dark shade which made for an intersting image...
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Heron Perch

July 20, 2017 - Another Heron from the Jordan Lake boat trip.
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Heron Ready for Flight

July 17, 2017 - Caught this Heron just before lift off.
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Cackle of Cormorant

July 15, 2017 - "So..... what's there to do in this place?" Or can you do better?
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Cormorant in Flight

July 13, 2017 - This Cormorant was just taking off in the water.
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Osprey Silhouette

July 13, 2017 - I really like how the sun illuminates the feathers!
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Heron on Jordan

July 12, 2017 - Took this on a Basics class trip to Lake Jordan.
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Osprey Rendering

July 09, 2017 - I was overdue for doing an artistic rendering.
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Mighty Spread

July 07, 2017 - The amazing spread makes me think of an Archangel.
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Osprey Stare

July 05, 2017 - Ok Ok....I just gotta say it! "What.....you lookin at Me?" Unless you gotta better one?
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Hawk and Baby

July 04, 2017 - Lucked out that the Baby popped it's head up when Momma came in.
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"Makin My Move"

May 20, 2017 - Title; "Makin My Move"
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