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Fun Friday: Better Keep Fishin’

Today’s “Fun Friday” post features a Great Blue Heron that flew from the rookery to the water’s edge, directly in front of me, to fish. Having my long (500mm) lens on, the heron came so close that I had to back away a couple of feet to even be able to photograph it. At first, […]

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Fun Friday: Need A Ride? Call Uber!

Today’s “Fun Friday” post comes from my recent stay in Myakka River State Park. One day while photographing at the park’s bridge, I looked up and saw this adult Great Blue Heron with a catfish in it’s mouth: Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D Mark II body Canon 100-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens, at 400mm Handheld, with […]

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Fun Friday: The Standoff

In today’s “Fun Friday” post, I’m featuring a pretty common sight. It seems that birds, typically vultures and some wading birds, like to come in close to where alligators are sunning and engage in a “stare-down” with each other. So far, I’ve not seen an alligator take one of these birds, but I’m sure it […]

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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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Fun Friday: Night of Astrology

I hope you had a chance to view the recent Geminids meteor shower (being a Gemini, I was particularly interested in photographing this popular meteor shower), which was outstanding where I live. It was a very long Wednesday for me, but I got to watch and photograph the very best meteor shower I’ve ever seen!! […]

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Fun Friday: Reaching the Summit

Another image captured in October in a nearby butterfly garden … a small beetle successfully reaches the top of a Celosia stalk: Can’t you picture what he must be thinking: “Oh, no. I left my flag on the ground!”  :o) Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark 3 body Canon 180mm f/3.5 macro lens Handheld, with […]

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Fun Friday:Portable Pin Cushion

Today’s post features some images I captured as I was leaving the Badlands NP during my recent visit there. It was a short time before sunrise and as I drove towards the park entrance, I observed something moving along the ditch on the side of the road. Finding a pullout, I grabbed my camera and […]

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Fun Friday: Where’s Waldo?

On one of my trips back down from the summit of Mount Evans, a small group of Ptarmigan were encountered that were foraging among the rocks, beside the road. Ptarmigan reside in these higher altitudes, but are difficult to spot as they blend in so well with their surroundings. Luckily, this small group were walking […]

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Fun Friday: Between a Rock & Hard Place

Whenever I photograph in the Mount Evans area, I always look forward to being with the mountain goats that call Mount Evans home, and particularly the young kids. Born in June, they are full of play and so much fun to watch. As in past years, I was able to photograph the mountain goats near […]

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Fun Friday: PhotoBombing the Photographer

Note: Busy trying to capture the Perseid meteors … in my online absence, please enjoy this comical event from 2012. Today’s “Fun Friday” post comes from the roadside, on the way to the top of Mount Evans, from my 2012 trip. I had some more experiences with the Yellow-bellied Marmots this year, but not quite […]

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