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Baby, It’s Cold Outside!




Brrrrrrrr!!! Another cold day in the Heartland! Got up this morning, with much hesitation, with the outside temperatures at -3F. That reminded me of one of my trips to Alaska’s “Valley of Eagles”, located outside Haines, Alaska. So I decided it was very appropriate to go back and post a few of my favorite images […]

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Fun Friday: Out On a Limb




While editing some older, Alaska images, I ran across this one image that I don’t believe I ever posted. While photographing bald eagles in the Valley of Eagles (near Haines, Alaska), this adult eagle flew in and landed in a dead tree a short distance from me: In this image, he is conversing with another […]

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Valley of the Eagles




Today’s post features another Alaska image, one captured along the Chilkat River Valley near Haines, Alaska. In this protected region, also known as “The Valley of the Eagles”, warm thermals keep the Chilkat River open well into November and a late salmon run attracts thousands of bald eagles along a 2.5 mile stretch. This image […]

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Midnight Sun




Today’s post features an image I captured in Little Tutka Bay, Alaska, a few years ago. While lodged in a cabin in Little Tutka Bay, this “sunset” was captured just a short while before midnight. Good example of Alaska’s “Midnight Sun”: Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 1D Mark 2 body Canon 28-135mm f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens, shot […]

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A Chilling Encounter, Part 3




This is the third, and final post featuring images captured this past Monday evening as 2018’s first Super Moon rose above a farm grain silo that is near my rural Missouri home. As I drove to this location, clouds were really beginning to flow across the sky and the moon. Although I did not capture […]

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A Chilling Encounter, Part 2




In Part 2 of my “A Chilling Encounter” series, I’m highlighting another image I captured on New Year’s Day of the year’s first Super Moon. In this post, I feature a merged image of a couple of images I captured as the moon rose over Cornerstone Community Church (my church home) in Harrisonville, Missouri. With […]

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A Chilling Encounter, Part 1




Today’s post contains images shot last night in bone-chilling (7F) temperatures, near my rural Missouri home. With the year’s first Super Moon rising at sunset, I headed out to one of my favorite, nearby areas … Amarugia Conservation Area. I set up my equipment at the edge of the frozen lake and pointed it towards […]

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Fun Friday: Hitching a Ride




This Fun Friday post comes from my last trip to the Venice Rookery. While photographing the large variety of birds arriving at, departing from, and nesting at the rookery, I captured this Laughing Gull flying over with a hitchhiker, a frog:      

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Finally!!!




First, I want to say “Merry Christmas” to all my blog/social media readers! I took a few days off from the computer and tried to just get into the wonderful season and enjoy being with family and friends. And to finally enjoy a truly White Christmas! On the morning of Christmas Eve I got up […]

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Bird Heaven, Part 2




Today’s post contains more images from my 2014 Florida photo trip. In today’s post I’m highlighting some of the many Great Blue Herons that call the Venice Rookery home: Looking forward to another trip to the Rookery!      

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