Showing posts for 'nature'. Clear search

Rhododendron

June 14, 2021 - Just another flower in my garden.
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Purple Iris

May 23, 2021 - Shot this with my phone in my backyard.
Read the Full Post »

Luna Moth

May 22, 2021 - These moths are just so beautiful.
Read the Full Post »

White Peony

May 17, 2021 - Peonies fist developed popularity in the 1800. This is one of the flowers growing in my yard that I shot with my cell ph...
Read the Full Post »

Yellow Iris

May 15, 2021 - Taken in my backyard with my iPhone camera.
Read the Full Post »

Sandpiper

May 07, 2021 - This little guy is fun to watch. I liked how the morning sun was illuminating his back.
Read the Full Post »

Backlit Pelican

May 03, 2021 - Really liked the way the light showed through the Pelicans feathers.
Read the Full Post »

Light through Daffodils

April 03, 2021 - Just playin around with my phone camera. HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE!
Read the Full Post »

Pretty Bird

March 25, 2021 - Come on...isn't this the face every mother could love?
Read the Full Post »

South Africa Waterfall

March 05, 2021 - I like all the greenery and rock formations.
Read the Full Post »

Downy

February 15, 2021 - Cute little guy.
Read the Full Post »

Disillusioned Heart

February 09, 2021 - Really cool leaves.
Read the Full Post »

Yellow Finch

February 03, 2021 - I believe this is the female.
Read the Full Post »

Blue Bird

January 30, 2021 - Sitting there looking so Astute!
Read the Full Post »

Cool Wall Paper

January 21, 2021 - The longer I stare at this the more I see. I like the flow of the flower's lines. The blurry leaves on the left side kee...
Read the Full Post »

Here's Looking at You Kid

January 10, 2021 - I just couldn't help myself with the title.
Read the Full Post »

Pretty Maids All in a Row

January 03, 2021 - I like the way this plant almost makes it's own bouquets.
Read the Full Post »

Smiling Cardinal

December 28, 2020 - I know I know, but I could swear he's smiling!
Read the Full Post »

Red-bellied Woodpecker

December 14, 2020 - The Red-bellied Woodpecker is named for its light red belly, but because it so often has its belly against the tree, we...
Read the Full Post »

Iris in Detail

December 10, 2020 - Love the Shape of the Petals.
Read the Full Post »

Woody Flower

December 08, 2020 - I believe these "flowers" grow more in the shade. I think they are really interesting because of their wood like texture...
Read the Full Post »

Clover Like Flower

December 04, 2020 - Not sure what plant this is, but the flower looked similar to Clover. The flower was only about a half to one inch wide.
Read the Full Post »

Strange Calyxes

November 24, 2020 - Unusual plant has one big leaf.
Read the Full Post »

Subtle Mist

November 05, 2020 - I love how the mist seems to outline the various mountain ranges as the sun starts to break through to the day.
Read the Full Post »

Morning Foray

October 11, 2020 - I was busy taking pictures of the moon when this Osprey decided to fly by.
Read the Full Post »

Jordan Lake Sunset Sky

October 10, 2020 - Just imagine being able to see it at that angle.
Read the Full Post »

Pier Pleasure

October 07, 2020 - I enjoy hangin out at the pier....only I use a fishing pole.
Read the Full Post »

Jordan Lake Silhouette

October 01, 2020 - During sunset the water had this beautiful color reflected in the water.
Read the Full Post »

Portrait of a Lion

September 27, 2020 - Really liked the soft lighting on the Lion.
Read the Full Post »

Jordan Lake Sunset 4

September 22, 2020 - Another Sunset at Jordan Lake. Which one did you like better?
Read the Full Post »

Jordan Lake Sunset 3

September 20, 2020 - Found this really nice textured tree to basically kind off frame the sunset.
Read the Full Post »

Right Red

September 19, 2020 - Really liked the light coming in on these flowers.
Read the Full Post »

Jordan Lake Waves

September 17, 2020 - Love the pattern and color of the waves. Gets better the larger it is.
Read the Full Post »

Jordan Lake Osprey

September 13, 2020 - Caught this Osprey going over my camp sight on Jordan Lake.
Read the Full Post »

Jordan Lake Sunset

September 11, 2020 - Took this while on vacation at Jordan Lake.
Read the Full Post »

Rhino Friend

August 31, 2020 - Bet ya thought it was an elephant. I call this Rhino my friend because he didn't kill me. I was at one point 2-3 feet aw...
Read the Full Post »

My Friend

August 27, 2020 - Can you guess what animal this is? Yes I was this close up.
Read the Full Post »

Lilly Flower Design

August 15, 2020 - The light was perfect.
Read the Full Post »

Luna Moth Late Night Catch

August 12, 2020 - Was gettin a bit dark when I saw this young Luna Moth. Glad he didn't mind my phone.
Read the Full Post »

Hummingbird in Flight

August 10, 2020 - Matching colors, so how do we separate? Had to use a high speed for the shutter speed.
Read the Full Post »

Lunar Eclipse

August 02, 2020 - Oops. Forgot to add the eclipse. Sorry. Guess it was kinda Shady. All kidding aside, I do think the Penumbral Lunar Ecli...
Read the Full Post »

Pose

July 20, 2020 - In this COVID-9 crazy world where classes will now be online, I thought a look back to the good ole days were the studen...
Read the Full Post »

Colorado River

July 13, 2020 - Sorry, this is just a sweet landscape. Many things to like about it.
Read the Full Post »

Rose in the Sky

July 03, 2020 - It was a cloudy foggy morning and the roses hung over a trellis.
Read the Full Post »

Heron Flight

June 28, 2020 - Just thought it was a nice close-up.
Read the Full Post »

Hydrangea 2

June 26, 2020 - On the same plant next to the Purple and Blue flower was this lighter color. Not sure which I liked best.
Read the Full Post »

Nevada Wild Goats

June 23, 2020 - These guys just roam anywhere.
Read the Full Post »

Hydrangea

June 21, 2020 - Really liked all the colors in this one.
Read the Full Post »

Red Bud Spaces

June 18, 2020 - Liked the Positive and Negative space. Shot at ISO 3200 because it was getting dark at dusk.
Read the Full Post »

Hanging Rock Falls 2

June 15, 2020 - Liked the many layers this has.
Read the Full Post »

Baby Praying Mantis

June 12, 2020 - Shot with my cellphone. This baby Praying Mantis was not much more than an eighth of an inch long.
Read the Full Post »

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.
Read the Full Post »

Fern Tree

June 06, 2020 - I've always liked ferns for some reason. These baby ferns were growing on the moss side of a tree.
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Leaf Cup

June 03, 2020 - Close-up Butterfly.
Read the Full Post »

Dying Iris

June 01, 2020 - Even though old and dying, there is still beauty left to give. This Iris was close to falling off the stem. I took an ar...
Read the Full Post »

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.
Read the Full Post »

Heron's Catch 4

May 27, 2020 - Fish looks good enough to eat.
Read the Full Post »

Heron's Hunt

May 21, 2020 - Interesting to watch them hunt.
Read the Full Post »

Lilly in Yellow

May 20, 2020 - I really like the detail from my cellphone camera.
Read the Full Post »

Cormorant By Two

May 18, 2020 - Panning shot.
Read the Full Post »

Desert Glow

May 17, 2020 - I love this time of day where the sun light silhouettes its subject.
Read the Full Post »

Baaah

May 16, 2020 - Interesting color and design.
Read the Full Post »

Heron's Catch 3

May 15, 2020 - Liked the reflection.
Read the Full Post »

Butterfly Eyes

May 14, 2020 - Just look at them peepers.
Read the Full Post »

Heron Wheels Up

May 13, 2020 - An unusual position.
Read the Full Post »

Red Bud Light

May 09, 2020 - The Dusk Light made the red leaf transparent. Always liked these leaves. Shot with my cellphone.
Read the Full Post »

Wolf Portrait

May 09, 2020 - Up close.
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Hanging Butterfly

May 06, 2020 - Hadn't seen one of these before. The blue was opalescent.
Read the Full Post »

Lone Wolf

May 05, 2020 - Looks like he's just enjoying the sun light.
Read the Full Post »

Heron's Catch

May 04, 2020 - Right at the exact moment the Heron caught its prey.
Read the Full Post »

Herons' Bristle

May 02, 2020 - This is his full spread.
Read the Full Post »

Portrait

May 02, 2020 - A very unusual angle. Just imagine if you looked like that. LOL
Read the Full Post »

Orchid Dragon

May 01, 2020 - Like the whiskers.
Read the Full Post »

Blue Bird on a Stick

April 30, 2020 - Really liked the background in this.
Read the Full Post »

Alpaca 3

April 28, 2020 - This is the third Alpaca in my Three Stooges Series.
Read the Full Post »

Purple Star

April 27, 2020 - Beautiful simple flower. I like a lot about this image.
Read the Full Post »

Long Drink

April 26, 2020 - Liked the angle of the butterfly's tongue.
Read the Full Post »

Abstract Mallard

April 24, 2020 - Really liked the abstract nature of the water.
Read the Full Post »

Daffodil Expression

April 22, 2020 - Artistic rendition of a Daffodil close up. Best when viewed on computer.
Read the Full Post »

Alpaca 2

April 22, 2020 - Sometimes you feel like a nut.....
Read the Full Post »

Close Sip

April 21, 2020 - Liked the texture in the butterfly wings.
Read the Full Post »

Toadshade

April 19, 2020 - Been wanting to get a decent picture of this plant for a long while. Hard to get. This ones not to bad.
Read the Full Post »

Goldeneye

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

Transparent

April 16, 2020 - Liked this angle with the butterfly looking down and his shape in the leaf.
Read the Full Post »

Wild African Violet

April 16, 2020 - While a very common Spring Flower, The Wild African Violet is only about a half inch wide and often overlooked.
Read the Full Post »

Lemur Really

April 13, 2020 - Just couldn't resist this one.
Read the Full Post »

May Apple

April 10, 2020 - Beautiful wild flower grows in early Spring.
Read the Full Post »

Hangin Butterfly

April 09, 2020 - Thought it was a unique angle for Butterfly hanging upside down and light that is affecting the Butterfly.
Read the Full Post »

Alpaca 1

April 08, 2020 - Doin a few funny Alpaca pics.
Read the Full Post »

New Growth

April 06, 2020 - Just as nice as any flower.
Read the Full Post »

Butterfly on Leaf

April 05, 2020 - Liked how the outline of the butterfly and leaf repeated the form of an open winged butterfly.
Read the Full Post »

Winter Cardinal

April 04, 2020 - Shallow DoF for bird.
Read the Full Post »

Forest Flower

April 03, 2020 - Nice early Spring flower.
Read the Full Post »

Butterfly Bar

April 01, 2020 - Chose the background brighter than the foreground.
Read the Full Post »

Downy

March 31, 2020 - Caught this guy scurrying up a tree.
Read the Full Post »

Spring Crocus

March 29, 2020 - Beautifully small simple flowers growing from the winter debris.
Read the Full Post »

Mallard Swirled

March 28, 2020 - Liked the colors of the duck with the colors of the water. Shot at ISO 12,800.
Read the Full Post »

Daffodils in Light

March 25, 2020 - Loved how translucent the flowers are.
Read the Full Post »

Malard Abstract

March 17, 2020 - Really liked the design in the water. Shot at 12,800 ISO.
Read the Full Post »

Yellow Lilly

March 02, 2020 - Exercise in use of color and light for separation.
Read the Full Post »

Upper Antelope Canyon 3

February 12, 2020 - Just amazing rock formation.
Read the Full Post »

Upper Antelope Canyon....or Mars

February 03, 2020 - As the sun light filters down through the Canyon rock, so many different colors appear. It gives such an other worldly f...
Read the Full Post »

Beautiful Light

January 29, 2020 - The light falls in just the right places.
Read the Full Post »

Horseshoe Bend, Arizona

January 15, 2020 - Here's my "me too" (LOL) of Horseshoe Bend. Not bad for the very limited time I had there. Shot at 11mm (full Frame)....
Read the Full Post »

Peekaboo

December 19, 2019 - Don't ya just hate it when they stare.
Read the Full Post »

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.
Read the Full Post »

Downy

December 06, 2019 - Shot at ISO 8000 and in the rain.
Read the Full Post »

Sandpipper

November 20, 2019 - Liked the background and foreground to this image.
Read the Full Post »

Orange Balance

November 19, 2019 - The orange color really popped behind the dark background.
Read the Full Post »

Lower Cascade Falls

November 05, 2019 - One of the many waterfalls at Hanging Rock.
Read the Full Post »

The Schweddy Plant

October 31, 2019 - Just thought this was an interesting plant. Notice how the pods stick out from the shaft.
Read the Full Post »

Butterfly on Red

October 28, 2019 - Shot during Basics student location shoot.
Read the Full Post »

Sheep Dog

October 20, 2019 - Really liked the hair patterns and color.
Read the Full Post »

Butterfly Flower

October 18, 2019 - Loved the way the two blended.
Read the Full Post »

Waggle Wader

October 03, 2019 - This dog isn't afraid of the water.
Read the Full Post »

Grasshopper Split

September 27, 2019 - I waited for the grasshopper to move into this position. I saw the light on his tail, but shadowed on his body. By waiti...
Read the Full Post »

Hummingbird

September 24, 2019 - I wanted to freeze the head and body, but let the wings show motion.
Read the Full Post »

Caterpillar

September 12, 2019 - Er go. (see previous blog photo)
Read the Full Post »

Pink Bouquet Flower

September 05, 2019 - Just enough light.
Read the Full Post »

Bouquet Flower

September 02, 2019 - Pure White.
Read the Full Post »

Purple Cone Flowers

August 19, 2019 - Just really liked the arrangement.
Read the Full Post »

Field Flowers

June 02, 2019 - Nice fresh Spring flowers.
Read the Full Post »

Black-eyed Susan

May 30, 2019 - Really like the intensity of this flower.
Read the Full Post »

Backlit Bud

May 23, 2019 - In addition to how beautiful the leaves are, I liked the positive and negative space.
Read the Full Post »

Clematis

April 17, 2019 - Nothin special, just cellphone picture of the Clematis Flower in my yard.
Read the Full Post »

Purple Flowers in Reeds

April 13, 2019 - These flowers were little more than a half inch tall.
Read the Full Post »

Female Titmouse

April 07, 2019 - I believe I caught her mate too.
Read the Full Post »

Nuthatch

April 02, 2019 - I don't think this little guy can see me.
Read the Full Post »

White Throated Sparrow

March 29, 2019 - Felt using artistic brushes worked better than the straight photo.
Read the Full Post »

Mother Natures' Collage

March 27, 2019 - Yeah, sure.....at first glance you'd probably pass this by. Heck you're probably ready to do that to this photo. That is...
Read the Full Post »

Pine Warbler

March 15, 2019 - Puffed out for winter. Shot at ISO 2500.
Read the Full Post »

Medusa

March 12, 2019 - Love the winding tentacles.
Read the Full Post »

Under Flower

March 11, 2019 - Delicate flower shot in NC Botanical Gardens.
Read the Full Post »

Dark Eyed Junco

March 08, 2019 - Positioned myself for a dark background. Image shot at a very high 2500 ISO.
Read the Full Post »

Calla Lillies

March 04, 2019 - Just a cellphone pic.
Read the Full Post »

Catch the Wind

February 20, 2019 - Pelican was gliding in the wind. The image states a lot about man versus nature.
Read the Full Post »

Anemone

February 15, 2019 - Just a very interesting creature all by itself.
Read the Full Post »

Rains Edge

February 04, 2019 - Was driving down I40 in the rain when I crossed an almost straight line of rain clouds into a clearing. On one side was...
Read the Full Post »

White Light

January 27, 2019 - The light falling on this flower caught my eye.
Read the Full Post »

Decked Out Egret

January 23, 2019 - Utilizing patterns and depth of Field.
Read the Full Post »

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?
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Butterfly Grass

January 13, 2019 - Slightly modified with Lightroom. Shooting into the sun and fog with semi-transparent subjects.
Read the Full Post »

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....
Read the Full Post »

Heron Flight

January 06, 2019 - Liked being able to see all the back feathers in this one.
Read the Full Post »

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.
Read the Full Post »

Strike a Pose

December 28, 2018 - Perched Heron on Jordan Lake.
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Three Strange Bedfellows

November 20, 2018 - Interesting group.
Read the Full Post »

Pollen Drop

November 11, 2018 - Apparently the bee dropped his load, pollen that is.
Read the Full Post »

Sensual Flower 2

November 09, 2018 - Shot during my Macro Seminar Location Shoot.
Read the Full Post »

Fly in the Mix

November 08, 2018 - Saw the fly on the flower and really liked his orange eyes. Shot during my Macro Seminar location shoot.
Read the Full Post »

He and She

September 29, 2018 - Found this angle so that you could see the front and a back of the flower at the same time.
Read the Full Post »

Butterfly Star

September 18, 2018 - I liked how the light, Plant and Butterfly combined to make a star shape.
Read the Full Post »

Lace White Flower

September 18, 2018 - Felt this flower had a very soft lace like quality.
Read the Full Post »

Hibiscus

September 16, 2018 - Just a pretty flower with a nice hot pink.
Read the Full Post »

Pitcher Perfect

September 14, 2018 - For various reasons explained in my Lens Seminar, I used 70mm to take this shot. I liked the way the top of the Pitcher...
Read the Full Post »

Eno Mask

September 07, 2018 - Really liked this little rapids, but I mainly liked the smooth rock to the right. The rock looks like a face. I've been...
Read the Full Post »

Hurried Heron

September 04, 2018 - The Heron kind of used his wings to hoist himself up out of the water and onto the rock. I liked the balance of the yell...
Read the Full Post »

Planter Rocks

August 30, 2018 - Nothin fancy, I just like the textures and shadowing on the rock.
Read the Full Post »

Eno Green

August 29, 2018 - Just a really beautiful setting on the Eno. I love this landscape. The bird is just extra.
Read the Full Post »

Hungry Heron

August 26, 2018 - He had just spotted food.
Read the Full Post »

Hey Guys....What's Up?

August 26, 2018 - Title has two different meanings. If you can think of a better one to go with the picture....post it in my messages/comm...
Read the Full Post »

Eno Heron

August 24, 2018 - I liked the angle of looking down the river.
Read the Full Post »

Fun Fungus

August 22, 2018 - All types of nature can be beautiful. Found this fungus along a path at Eno. Really liked all it's color.
Read the Full Post »

Heron Eyes

August 20, 2018 - He was definitely checking me out!
Read the Full Post »

Mid Day Heron

August 18, 2018 - Even Herons need a little shade to cool off.
Read the Full Post »

Mushroom Split

August 16, 2018 - Figure this one out!
Read the Full Post »

Blue Crowned Hanging Parrot

August 15, 2018 - I like the texture and shapes.
Read the Full Post »

Look of Lemurs

August 11, 2018 - Pretty cool that these two variations can get along so well together.
Read the Full Post »

Levitating Chimp

August 11, 2018 - Funny Monkey.
Read the Full Post »

Fairy Bluebird

August 08, 2018 - In this case, I felt the best angle was from the back of the bird. Pic was shot at ISO 3200.
Read the Full Post »

Gorilla

August 06, 2018 - Image looks better large. Liked the way this looks with artistic brushes.
Read the Full Post »

Flamingo

August 05, 2018 - Really liked the light on this beautiful bird.
Read the Full Post »

Wild Sweet Pea

August 01, 2018 - This flower was about a 1/4" to 1/2" big and easy to pass hiking through the woods. Saw this while hiking through the En...
Read the Full Post »

Eno River Rock

July 30, 2018 - I doubt there are many places that look like this. It's unique.
Read the Full Post »

Wild Hibiscus Seaforth Jordan Lake

July 28, 2018 - Lots of these flowers blooming in a semi-swampy area.
Read the Full Post »

Lily in the Dark

July 27, 2018 - Just a pretty flower with pretty light.
Read the Full Post »

Moments Peace

July 24, 2018 - I liked the water reflection, the light, the Dragonfly, the texture of the leaves and the positive/negative space....
Read the Full Post »

Heron's View

July 22, 2018 - I went wider on this shot. I think it gives more of a feel to the birds surroundings.
Read the Full Post »

Eno River Few's Ford

July 20, 2018 - Beautiful day in the sun!
Read the Full Post »

Heron Glide

July 14, 2018 - Paying attention to your background is Important.
Read the Full Post »

Dragonfly 3

July 12, 2018 - Like the eyes.
Read the Full Post »

Ruffled Heron

July 05, 2018 - You don't see that everyday.
Read the Full Post »

Dead End 2

July 03, 2018 - Which one do you like better (from the previous blog post)?
Read the Full Post »

Dragonfly Detail

July 01, 2018 - I like the way you can see the hairs on his neck.
Read the Full Post »

Sensual Light

June 29, 2018 - You could turn this photo in any direction and still have it look like something.
Read the Full Post »

Heron Flight

June 28, 2018 - Just the right light.
Read the Full Post »

Dead End

June 27, 2018 - Not often you see a snail on top of a plant.
Read the Full Post »


Lilly and Leaf

June 26, 2018 - I found the leaves as interesting as the flower. They also gave more dimension to the picture.
Read the Full Post »

Dragonfly

June 25, 2018 - Liked the colors on this guy.
Read the Full Post »


Male Yellow Finch

June 22, 2018 - Hey...don't put that in your mouth!
Read the Full Post »


Blue Bird

June 18, 2018 - Always liked these little Blue Guys.
Read the Full Post »

Titmouse

June 14, 2018 - Cute little guy.
Read the Full Post »

Female Yellow Finch

June 09, 2018 - Back lighting.
Read the Full Post »

Nuthatch

June 06, 2018 - Had others, but the light caught him just right in this one.
Read the Full Post »

Iris 3

June 03, 2018 - Really liked how the sun made the petals iridescent in spots of the flower.
Read the Full Post »

Sunbittern

May 27, 2018 - Interesting bird. Reminds me of a Guinea Hen.
Read the Full Post »

Purple and Orange

May 22, 2018 - These flowers were about an inch or less.
Read the Full Post »

Cardinal and the Hand

May 21, 2018 - Really liked the lighting.
Read the Full Post »

Leaf Design

May 19, 2018 - Really like the shadowing and depth.
Read the Full Post »

Flicker

May 17, 2018 - Woodpecker
Read the Full Post »

Purple Flowers 2

May 16, 2018 - Really interesting Flower.
Read the Full Post »

Iris

May 15, 2018 - Beautiful Lines.
Read the Full Post »

Lion Eyes

May 11, 2018 - Really liked the lighting on this one.
Read the Full Post »

Mallard

May 06, 2018 - Shot at ISO 3200.
Read the Full Post »

You Lookin at Me?

May 05, 2018 - Can you feel him staring at you?
Read the Full Post »

Eclectus Parrot

May 03, 2018 - Shot at 3200 ISO.
Read the Full Post »

Golden-crested Mynah

May 01, 2018 - Shot at 3200 ISO.
Read the Full Post »

Flamingo

May 01, 2018 - Liked the lighting and positive and negative space.
Read the Full Post »

Same to You Buddy

April 29, 2018 - Well Rock...at least mine is a real Gorilla.
Read the Full Post »

Reflections

April 25, 2018 - Framed
Read the Full Post »

Ocelot

April 25, 2018 - Big Kitty.
Read the Full Post »

Blue Bird

April 23, 2018 - Pretty Bird.
Read the Full Post »

Shadow Image

April 20, 2018 - Time to use your imagination? I was walking into OCC and saw this interesting shadow.
Read the Full Post »

Dogwood Bouquet

April 18, 2018 - The Dogwood was just completely covered with all these blooms.
Read the Full Post »

NC Spring Tree

April 15, 2018 - Just thought they were really nice flowers for a tree.
Read the Full Post »

Flow of Leaves

April 13, 2018 - Just a really nice flow of lines.
Read the Full Post »

Cardinal Couple

April 03, 2018 - Gee....I wonder what he did wrong?
Read the Full Post »

Water Bud

March 30, 2018 - Really liked the translucence of the emerging flower.
Read the Full Post »

Cardinal Conundrum

March 30, 2018 - Oh yeah....Fooled me. He's not even red!
Read the Full Post »

Amongst the Leaves

March 29, 2018 - The two mixed together well.
Read the Full Post »

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

March 27, 2018 - Poor little guy got named "the Lesser".
Read the Full Post »

Yellow Finch

March 25, 2018 - Shot at NC Botanical Gardens.
Read the Full Post »

Spotted Flowers

March 08, 2018 - Interesting little green spots at the tips. The flower itself was only about a half inch tall.
Read the Full Post »

Depth of a Sunflower

February 17, 2018 - The interesting thing to me...is seeing all those tiny threads attached to all those tiny seeds. The seeds get smaller a...
Read the Full Post »

Raggedy Snow Ann

January 26, 2018 - Just thought it was a fun picture. This snow Ann is way raggedy. Plus I thought it was a nice background of the lake....
Read the Full Post »

Snow Glow

January 25, 2018 - This is from the day after the snow. The sun light was passing threw the trees and creating a glow around the snow....
Read the Full Post »

Snowman

January 24, 2018 - I was kinda going for a Norman Rockwell type of look.
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

White Road

January 21, 2018 - I was shooting some trees and turned around to look up the road and saw mother and daughter coming home from sledding. T...
Read the Full Post »

White Pines

January 18, 2018 - Snow had just covered the pines and I found the channel of the trees and depth interesting.
Read the Full Post »

Snow Cap

January 17, 2018 - Hey...dog's gotta stay warm too! Lucy...rockin her snow cap! LOL
Read the Full Post »

Looking Glass Falls

January 17, 2018 - Tried to balance out the foreground with the background with the rushing water.
Read the Full Post »

Heron on Grass Edge

January 11, 2018 - Another Heron from Jordan Lake, NC
Read the Full Post »

Perusing

December 30, 2017 - Maybe the other direction is better than the last one? LOL
Read the Full Post »

Spray

December 29, 2017 - Really like the spray coming off the Cormorant.
Read the Full Post »

Hawk Eye?

December 28, 2017 - The Heron was intensely staring at the water between the two rocks.
Read the Full Post »

Eno Flight

December 22, 2017 - Caught him right before his feet left the water.
Read the Full Post »

Eno Dinner

December 19, 2017 - Tasty Morsel! LOL
Read the Full Post »

Weaved Petals

December 14, 2017 - Again, more of my artistic side. I had to use several brushes and techniques to get this to look the way I wanted.
Read the Full Post »

Heron Around the Corner

December 14, 2017 - The Heron had just turned the corner around the rock when he obviously spotted something.
Read the Full Post »

Star Flower

December 09, 2017 - I really liked the uneven growth of these petals.
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Parkwood Lake Cormorant

December 06, 2017 - Close-up from my local Lake.
Read the Full Post »

Furry Moth

November 30, 2017 - This moth had amazing colors.
Read the Full Post »

Pre-flight

November 29, 2017 - Caught this Heron just before flight.
Read the Full Post »

Nature Appreciation

November 26, 2017 - I could say many possible scenarios and connections here, but....I'll leave it up to you.
Read the Full Post »

Black Eyed Susan Abstracted

November 26, 2017 - Really Liked the metamorphosis from the center.
Read the Full Post »

Wild Flower

November 24, 2017 - I liked the spacial design in this one.
Read the Full Post »

Simple Elegance

November 21, 2017 - It's amazing how something so simple can be so beautiful. The freshness of life in just a plain setting can be just as i...
Read the Full Post »

Fern Script

November 20, 2017 - This Fern just reminds me of script writing or Asian Script.
Read the Full Post »

Ripples

November 19, 2017 - Like the water reflections. Water was really low on Jordan Lake.
Read the Full Post »

Fall Color

November 18, 2017 - Really liked the color, shapes and texture.
Read the Full Post »

Leaf Lines

November 17, 2017 - These dried Fall leaves were about 12-20" long. Personally, I can find beauty even in decay. Let me know if you can agre...
Read the Full Post »

Tranquil Eno

November 16, 2017 - Just a nice tranquil pic of the Eno river.
Read the Full Post »

Fall Ginkgo

November 15, 2017 - I've always thought this was an amazing tree. I liked the design, colors and positive/negative space. This was shot in f...
Read the Full Post »

Husky

November 14, 2017 - The Husky was on the Eno River suspension bridge when I shot this.
Read the Full Post »

SHROOMS

November 12, 2017 - I decided to put these recent Shrooms pics together. Let me know if you have a favorite?
Read the Full Post »

Heron on Jordan

November 10, 2017 - That water must be really cold!
Read the Full Post »

Ostrich

November 06, 2017 - I am sure there could be soooo many captions to go with this picture.
Read the Full Post »

Balance

November 05, 2017 - The Heron had just slid down the rock. Shot at ISO 1600.
Read the Full Post »

Catch of the Day

November 01, 2017 - Dinner time on the Eno.
Read the Full Post »

Eno River Cabes Ford

November 01, 2017 - Really liked the reflections that lead up to the trees.
Read the Full Post »


Heron Against the Eno Geography

October 28, 2017 - The perfect Eno background. In my opinion.
Read the Full Post »

Catch of the Day

October 27, 2017 - I liked the contrast between the man and the grass. An uncluttered background, but interesting environment.
Read the Full Post »

In The Way

October 27, 2017 - What can I say...you don't see this very often.
Read the Full Post »

ENO River Heron Close

October 25, 2017 - I was about 5-6 feet away from the Heron.
Read the Full Post »

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.
Read the Full Post »

Veins

October 18, 2017 - I liked the combination of the veins in the leaf and the ones in the rock.
Read the Full Post »

Turtle Heron More Turtles

October 18, 2017 - Harmony or Fear?
Read the Full Post »

Flowerbud Painting

October 17, 2017 - This picture is just as good as any painting. Many brushes and decisions of style were made.
Read the Full Post »

BYOB

October 15, 2017 - Beautiful Yellow Orange Butterfly.
Read the Full Post »

Purple Pleasure

October 12, 2017 - Just beautiful.
Read the Full Post »

Leaf Light Abstract

October 09, 2017 - I think these type of leaves are interesting enough just in themselves. What drew me to this leaf was the lighting. The...
Read the Full Post »

The Kiss

September 20, 2017 - More Phone Fun!
Read the Full Post »

Luminous Leaves

September 01, 2017 - Really liked the positive and negative space. The texture of the leaves is interesting too.
Read the Full Post »

Waiting

August 22, 2017 - Yeahhh...what he said.....Where's that shrimp boat?
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Floating Butterfly

August 11, 2017 - This little guy was pretty.
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Net Fishing

August 09, 2017 - I really liked the shapes made from the grass, path and shadows.
Read the Full Post »

Sound Side Wrightsville Beach

August 07, 2017 - I debated for a long time about this picture with Flare. I decided this is one of the "few" times that flare is actually...
Read the Full Post »

Bald Cypress

August 06, 2017 - Well, this pic may not be very popular or fancy, but I just really love these Cypress's. Their Bright green just pops fr...
Read the Full Post »

Adult Bald Eagle

August 06, 2017 - Best shot I got of a Bald Eagle for a day trip on Jordan Lake.
Read the Full Post »

Cormorant Showing His Stuff

August 04, 2017 - An interesting bird with emerald eyes. This was shot on Jordan Lake, NC.
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Osprey in Flight

August 01, 2017 - Such majestic Eagles.
Read the Full Post »

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.
Read the Full Post »

Pounce

July 28, 2017 - Heron in a more natural environment. This was the very moment before he pounced on his prey.
Read the Full Post »

Baby Grasshopper

July 26, 2017 - Yes Grasshopper...you must learn to see! Taken....yes again...on my Cell Phone Camera. This little guy wasn't much more...
Read the Full Post »

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.
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

Unusual Backyard Butterfly

July 20, 2017 - Took this pic with my cellphone. I have never seen one like this in NC. It was the most beautiful one I have ever seen h...
Read the Full Post »

Heron Perch

July 20, 2017 - Another Heron from the Jordan Lake boat trip.
Read the Full Post »

Heron Ready for Flight

July 17, 2017 - Caught this Heron just before lift off.
Read the Full Post »

Osprey Silhouette

July 13, 2017 - I really like how the sun illuminates the feathers!
Read the Full Post »

Heron on Jordan

July 12, 2017 - Took this on a Basics class trip to Lake Jordan.
Read the Full Post »

Vibrant Plant

July 09, 2017 - Took this with my LG Phone Camera. I liked the lighting on this plant.
Read the Full Post »

Interesting Flower

July 07, 2017 - This is an unusual Flower made up of a bunch of little bow ties. (taken with my LG G4 Cell Phone).
Read the Full Post »

Mighty Spread

July 07, 2017 - The amazing spread makes me think of an Archangel.
Read the Full Post »

Osprey Stare

July 05, 2017 - Ok Ok....I just gotta say it! "What.....you lookin at Me?" Unless you gotta better one?
Read the Full Post »

Hydrangea

July 02, 2017 - Another pic of my garden Hydrangea on my cellphone.
Read the Full Post »

Hydrangea

June 07, 2017 - Just a pic of my Hydrangea flowers taken with my cell phone camera.
Read the Full Post »

Azaleas Instruction

June 07, 2017 - Just a little education for my students. This was taken with my phone camera.
Read the Full Post »

Life Cycle

June 03, 2017 - Leaves can be just a beautiful as the flowers.
Read the Full Post »

Two Ocean Renderings

June 01, 2017 - I just can't decide which one I like better. They both have a similar rendering effects applied to them. Need your help!...
Read the Full Post »

Circling

May 31, 2017 - Was a very foggy morning when I noticed the birds "circling" around a particular area of the calm ocean. With part luck...
Read the Full Post »

Sea Bird See Water

May 25, 2017 - I personally found the Sea Water to be as interesting as the bird.
Read the Full Post »

"Makin My Move"

May 20, 2017 - Title; "Makin My Move"
Read the Full Post »







Subscribe
RSS