Fun Friday: Got Milk?




When visiting the Badlands NP in summer, I always enjoy finding the Bighorn Sheep, particularly the young lambs. At this time of the year, the ewes are trying to wean the lambs from nursing … but the youngs ones find it is easier to nurse than graze! When the ewes won’t allow nursing, the lambs […]

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Foraging in Early Morning Light




Another post from my recent kayak outing to a local Missouri Conservation Area. Shortly after the sun was up, I caught some movement out of the corner of my eye. Turning my attention to that area, I soon saw a large Common Raccoon emerge from the heavy greenery along the edge of the lake. As […]

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Got My Eyes On You!




A few days off and I’m now back to bloggin’ :o) First, I want to welcome any new blog readers that I may have picked up over this past weekend’s “Art in the Park” art festival in Columbia, Missouri. I had a great show in Columbia, meeting many wonderful, nature-loving folks, and selling lots of […]

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A Salute to Our National Mammal




While I was on the road recently, it was announced that we now have a “National Mammal”, the American Bison. As I participate in art shows and festivals throughout the Midwest, I constantly find that the American Bison tends to be a popular choice of my show clients.  In a salute to this wonderful animal, […]

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Fun Friday: Canon or Nikon?




The age-old question: Which is better, Canon or Nikon? Well, this cow moose seemed to be investigating. While photographing moose at Sandy Stream Pond (in Baxter State Park, Maine), this cow moose calmly walked over to my camera setup (Canon 1D Mark 2 camera + Canon 500mm f/4 lens, on tripod), sniffed the end of […]

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Au Natural, So Much Nicer…




… than seeing them on a coat or jacket! I don’t get to see these shy little guys very often, but I cherish each time I am honored to spend some time with a mink! Today’s post comes from one such encounter, in 2007. I was camped out along a bend in the creek, when […]

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Moose Potpourri




Today’s post completes the Maine moose trip photos from 2006 (except for another possible “Fun Friday” post). This post contains a few “miscellaneous” photos of the moose, captured at Sandy Stream Pond in Baxter State Park: A cow moose drinking from the pond: A bull moose exiting the woods … you can often spot the […]

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“Fun Friday: Splish-Splash …”




… I was takin’ a bath!” Following this past week’s theme, today’s post also comes my 2006 photo trip to Baxter State Park (Maine) to photograph moose in the fall colors. As mammals often do, this cow moose decided to shake off the water after lifting her head out of the water while foraging for […]

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Cow and Calf Moose




Today’s post features some cow and calf moose that I captured in 2006 at Sandy Stream Pond in Baxter State Park (Maine). In this first image, a cow and her calf are walking at the pond’s edge: A couple of minutes later, mom decided to cross the pond. With a little reluctance, the calf finally […]

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Bull Moose




Yesterday’s post (“Early Morning at Sandy Stream Pond”) featured some landscapes captured at Baxter State Park’s Sandy Stream Pond (Maine) in 2006. Today’s post features some of the bull moose that feed on the aquatic plants of Sandy Stream Pond: A couple of young bull moose also showed up at the pond: In my next […]

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