Category Archives: Travel Photography

Blog posts that contain images made while traveling.

You Watchin’ Me?

Today’s post comes from my recent Florida trip, while photographing an assortment of birds at the Venice Rookery. In this first image, the green heron appears to be locked into a show-down with me as I photographed him: The Green Heron loves to sit close to the water and watch for fish activity: Coming up […]

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Feathery Delight

Today’s post features the Great Egret in breeding plumage. The Great Egret is a wonderful sight, when captured in breeding plumage. A couple of the most notable changes is the green “lores” that develop at the base of the long beak, along with the wonderful, feathers that showcase this bird. In this top image, the […]

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Black-crowned Night Heron

Today’s post comes from the Venice Rookery in Venice Florida, captured during my recent trip to Florida. The Black-crowned Night Heron is a common resident of this rookery: Coming up, more birds from the Venice Rookery.   Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D Mark II body Canon 500mm, f/4 IS lens Bogen 3221 tripod ISO 1600 […]

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Venice Rookery: Night Shift

I hope all my readers are safe and well from the pandemic that we now face. I’ve been mostly at home, at my new residence at the Lake of the Ozarks. However, I did take some time off to check out some “new” photo spots here, primarily for wildflowers. Nice to get back out in […]

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Bok Tower Gardens, Part 2

Today’s post features the most unique feature of Bok Tower Gardens … the tower, itself (In Part 1,“Bok Tower Gardens, Part 1”, I featured a few images of the garden landscape). The tower consists of multiple levels (all closed to the public). The entrance to the tower consists of a beautiful, brass door. On one […]

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Bok Tower Gardens, Part 1

Today’s post, part 1 of 2, features a wonderful garden that I visited for the first time, during my recent trip to Florida. The Bok Tower Gardens is located in Lake Wales, Florida, and is 130 acres in size. The gardens were established by Edward W. Bok. During visits from their Pennsylvania residence to their […]

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Today’s post comes from visit to the Lake of the Ozarks over the weekend. Arising early Sunday morning, I watched the southeastern skies as the sun began to make it’s appearance. As sunrise neared, it became quite evident this would be a very colorful sunrise, so I quickly dressed and headed outside. Here is what […]

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Call of the Wild

Today’s post features an image I captured last week at the Lake of the Ozarks (Missouri). With the recent large sways in the morning temperatures, a lot of fog/steam has been occurring at the Lake. On this particular morning, a lone gull was sitting on a dock buoy in heavy fog, calling out in the […]

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Falls Park

Today’s post features a night image that I captured at Falls Park (Sioux Falls, SD) back in September.  This is a panoramic image, created by combining multiple images (I believe I used 8 in this panorama) in Lightroom, to get a single, panoramic shot: Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark 3 body Canon 28-135mm IS […]

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Fun Friday: Downhill Slalom

Today’s “Fun Friday” post features a Bighorn Sheep ram that was climbing around the slopes of the Badlands, while the rest of the group was grazing on the tall prairie grasses at the bottom. Although “sure footed”, this ram had quite a ride to the bottom of the rock formation, when he was ready to […]

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