Red-Eared Slider




On my last kayak trip, it was pretty chilly starting out early in the morning, with temperatures around 40F. After kayaking/photographing for 2-3 hours, the temperature had risen, but still quite chilly. Even so, I found a single Red-eared Slider that found a sunny location to sunbathe. On a typical outing, with temperatures warm, there […]

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My, What Big Claws You Have!




During my frequent kayak trips in my area, I almost always come across Red-eared Sliders (Chrysemys scripta elegans), either sunning on a downed log in the creek, or poking their heads out of the water to take a look at me. Normally, it is a bit difficult to approach them as they sun, but sitting […]

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A Snapping Personality




First, I’d like to thank everyone for the kind mentions, comments and “Follows” on Twitter and Facebook during my recent absence. I have just returned from an art show in Springfield, Missouri. Had lots of fun, but it got awfully hot … temperatures on Sunday reached 94F, with full sun … gee, I’m not really […]

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Colorful Critters




When leaving the boardwalk at Green Cay Wetlands, I photographed a rather colorful water turtle, the Florida Red-bellied turtle. First there was one: A juvenile turtle swam by, then joined the adult … then there were two: Photography Equipment Used: Canon 7D body Canon EF100mm-400mm, f/4.5 – f/5.6, IS lens, at 400mm Handheld, with IS […]

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Don’t Box Me In




Today’s post once again comes from the local prairie meadow. In the last couple of posts, I shared some Spiderwort & Bumblee images and some Pale Purple Coneflower images. Today’s post leaves the flora world and moves into the fauna realm. As I was leaving the meadow, I walked out of the meadow and down […]

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