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Moose Calf Hidden In Grass


Moose Calf Hidden In Grass

In the summer we sometimes take a long drive in the mountains. On this particular afternoon we just happened to see this little moose in the meadow. He was so well hidden we almost did not see him.

Female Tree Swallow Feeding Baby


Female Tree Swallow Feeding Baby

Each spring a pair of Tree Swallows take up residence in one of our bluebird boxes. They keep the sparrows away from the other bluebird box. This image was taken just a few days before the babies fledged

Through The Field


Through The Field

Prince just got done rolling after getting a bath from his owner. He then decided to go running through the field.

Ruling The Sky


Ruling The Sky

This is my first ever successful shot of a bald headed eagle. Although I've attempted to photograph them many times before, I usually had little success being close enough. Taken at the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, near Church Creek,...

Raven Of Bridal Veil Falls


Raven Of Bridal Veil Falls

I stopped to get shots of the falls but I spent more time with this chatty fellow.

Meal Time For Humphrey


Meal Time For Humphrey

This picture was taken of Humphrey the day we brought him home. My wife and I decided on a leopard tortoise as our 1st pet.

Elk In Mammoth


Elk In Mammoth

Herds of Elk were lounging around and eating grass outside the Ranger living quarters in Mammoth Hot Springs

Coyote Pup In Yellowstone


Coyote Pup In Yellowstone

This shot was WAY harder than it looks! This little guy and his half dozen brother and sisters were amazingly busy and stopping just wasn’t something they were interested in doing. Unfortunately, the light was low and getting a sharp photo was all but...

Dragonfly


Dragonfly

A green dragonfly sits on a wet blade of grass. This picture is memorable to me because my dad and I went out on a photo safari to a random conservation area in Indiana. I shot around for a while, and then found some dragonflies chilling around on...

Incoming!


Incoming!

An egret in Spring plumage comes in for a landing in Morro Bay. Egrets had their populations decimated as their Spring feathers became popular for hats in the early 1900s.

Rooster Is King


Rooster Is King

Camels At Dawn


Camels At Dawn

Waking up early after a wild and stormy night in the Gobi desert, near Dunhuang, I had this beautiful view of the camels' silhouettes against the deep red-blue morning sky.

Camels At Dawn


Camels At Dawn

Waking up early after a wild and stormy night in the Gobi desert, near Dunhuang, I had this beautiful view of the camels' silhouettes against the deep red-blue morning sky.

Summer Classic


Summer Classic

This image was taken on my first visit to Grand Teton national park. It evoked a lot of emotion for me as it is a place I always had dreamed of going to when I was younger. Being there in person was a dream come true. The last of spring roles into...

Dragonfly, Brookgreen Gardens


Dragonfly, Brookgreen Gardens

Photo taken late June, 2010, at Brookgreen Gardens in South Carolina.

Swallow Surprise


Swallow Surprise

I intended to photograph the petroglyphs in the southern Arizona desert. Imagine my surprise as I clicked the shutter when a swallow happened to fly in through the opening in the rocks and into my image. I was never able to catch another one in the...

Wild Tom Turkey


Wild Tom Turkey

Young tom turkey acquiring his spring colors. The formerly pale major caruncles (wattles) begin to acquire more blood and turn pink. the snood on the forehead begins to enlarge.

Nuthatch


Nuthatch

A nuthatch at a birdfeeder in August 2010. This was my first image to be published and also got second in Audubon's Youth birds in Focus contest.

Next Generation


Next Generation

Two foals and their mothers eat among the Bluebonnets on the Ennis Bluebonnet Trail.

Also labeled: Blooms, Forests, Green

Shower


Shower

Toronto Zoo's Inukshuk is seen here bathing alone as his breeding season was over. It's a memorable shot for me because it was sad to see him bathing alone again. I waited for him to shake off the water (something he does often while bathing) and let...

Also labeled: Nature, Wildlife

Pinned


Pinned

Photo was taken handheld at F/5.6: 1/2000; ISO 200; RAW converted in Aperture 3.

Also labeled: Nature, Wildlife

Singing In The Tulips


Singing In The Tulips

Imagine my delight when I caught a sparrow singing his heart out in the tulip field! It wasn't till I got home that I noticed s/he was on the one orange tulip in the row of purples.

Also labeled: Blooms, Landscapes, Nature, Seasons, Wildlife

Make A Wish


Make A Wish

I lay in the grass watching a family of Canada geese with their six goslings. This one lay down next to a dandelion and started to play with it and it looked like it was making a wish as most children to do with the seeds of a dandelion.

Also labeled: Grass, Green, Nature, Wildlife

That's It!!! I Need A Break For A Sec.


That's It!!! I Need A Break For A Sec.

Perhaps this isn't one of my most technically sound photos, but one my funniest and favorites, in my humble opinion. Hey, I took it out the car window. LOL We had just finished lunch, and heading out of the parking lot, when I looked right. I...

Also labeled: Nature, Wildlife

Dragonfly


Dragonfly

Beautiful day in Encinitas, Ca. Found him in the meditation garden, he was a great model and wonderful subject :)

Also labeled: Green, Nature, Seasons, Wildlife

Dragonfly


Dragonfly

Also labeled: Wildlife

Blue Crab Hiding In The Rocks


Blue Crab Hiding In The Rocks

Blue Crab trying to hide in the rocks

Also labeled: Exotic Places, Islands, Nature, Wildlife

More Than Just A Stump In The Water


More Than Just A Stump In The Water

If I can only enter one please enter this first photo for it is my favorite most memorable of all my photo's. I took it on impulse thinking it would be just another pretty photo, it's simply a stump at the edge of the river but if you look carefully...

Tom In Mating Season


Tom In Mating Season

Wild turkeys abound in the Santa Cruz Mountains. This tom is being ignored by a group of hens, despite his best efforts. Note the long erectile snood, the fleshy proturberance hanging down from the turkey's forehead.

Also labeled: Wildlife, Nature

Wild Turkey Hen


Wild Turkey Hen

Turkeys become very active and are easily seen throughout the Santa Cruz Mountains just prior to mating in May. Hens are characterized by a bluish-grey head with more feathers on it than a male, small major caruncles (wattles) and a sizable dewlap,...

Also labeled: Wildlife

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