Fun Friday: Plump Little Doggie

While in the Badlands, I came upon one of many prairie dog towns. As the day progressed, and temperatures rose into the 20’s, Black-tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) began to appear. This little guy looks like he is getting plenty to eat! In reality, his coat was bristled out and furnishing him some warmth in […]

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A Golden Opportunity

… to see a Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), that is. On the first of my 2 days in Badlands NP in late October, I was afforded the opportunity to see and photograph a Golden Eagle. I’ve seen a couple of goldens before … one in Yellowstone NP and a juvenile just outside Big Bend NP […]

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A Badlands Sunset

My short, 2-day photography stop in the Badlands NP (South Dakota) was too short for me … I have been in love with this place for several years now and it always seems that each trip there is not enough time! Today’s post includes some HDR images of the Badlands landscapes, just before and during […]

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The Big, Bad Badlands

On the way home from my recent Colorado photography trip, I decided to stop by the Badlands NP in South Dakota. This park also has a herd of Bighorn Sheep that I wanted to photograph. But I also photographed several other wildlife species and some landscapes of the wonderful scenery of the Badlands. Over the […]

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2014 Nature Calendar Now Available

Just in time for the holidays, I now have my 2014 Nature Calendars available for purchase on my website. The theme for this year’s calendar is “Our National Parks”, and contains images from 6 of our best known National Parks. Here are a few images from the calendar: Calendar Cover, “Oxbow Bend (Grand Teton NP) […]

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Fun Friday: Jumping For Joy

(This post originally published in 2011, following a photo trip to South Dakota to photograph 3 herds of rescued wild horses) Today’s “Fun Friday” post comes from close to my heart. Just a week ago, we were among 3 different herds of rescued wild horses, enjoying their company and photographing them in the beautiful rolling […]

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“Fun Friday: Well, Ain’t That a Kick in the Head!”

Another Friday, another “Fun Friday” post! This image was taken during my late spring trip to South Dakota to photograph the wild horse herds on the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation. The expression on the horse being kicked says it all!         Online-Photography-Classes.com  

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Where the Antelope Play

During our recent trip to photograph the wild horses of South Dakota (posted a couple of weeks ago), we decided at the end of the trip to make a short excursion to Custer State Park. I had never visited this area, but had heard much about it. After a brief day and a half there, […]

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The Blues

After the recent adventures with the wild horses of South Dakota, we decided to drive to Custer State Park before driving home. This was a new shooting location for me, so I wasn’t sure what we would find. One of the many photo opps we encountered was a pair of nesting Mountain Bluebirds (Sialia currucoides). […]

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“Let’s Play Doctor (Part 3)”

Today’s Post, “Part 3” is the final post of this recent experience. In “Part 1” we discovered the newborn Gila herd foal and it’s first life-experiences. In “Part 2” we saw the little guy struggling to stand and the mistreatment he received from another Gila herd member. In “Part 3”, it all comes together and […]

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