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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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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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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Bird Heaven, Part 1




When I travel in 2018 to photograph in Florida, one of my destinations will likely be the Venice Rookery, where many different species of birds visit and nest. Here are a few images of Great Egrets I captured during my 2014 trip: I still need to research this location, to determine if the recent hurricane […]

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Giving Thanks!




It’s that time of the year for us all to think back over the year and remember all the blessings that have been bestowed upon us. Myself, it’s been a tough year at times, but I still have plenty to be thankful for! I’m posting this Thanksgiving Post to all my family, friends, and followers, […]

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Raven Fly-by




During one of my trips to the summit of Mount Evans, a small group of Ravens soared overhead. Here is my favorite image of one of the ravens as it made a close fly-by: I will be quite busy over the next 10 days, initiating a new and interesting photo project. It is likely that […]

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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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Bald Eagle Skills – Revisited




(Note: This post originally published in January 2010). I just returned home from my 2017 Perseids meteor shoot (posts on my trip to follow) and am now busy unloading the truck and preparing my photo equipment for the upcoming total solar eclipse (Monday, August 21), which I’ll shoot just a few miles from my home. […]

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