American Alligator

A Morning at Pickney Island National Wildlife Refuge

It was way back in April when my wife and I visited Pickney Island National Wildlife Refuge at Hilton Head, South Carolina. I shot almost 400 frames that morning and spent the next several weeks culling, processing, culling, processing, to get down to the several posted to my Website. Meeting an American Alligator Back in … Continue reading A Morning at Pickney Island National Wildlife Refuge

Dog Beach Del Mar, CA

Favorite Images of 2018: A Look Back

The end of each year, or the beginning, is a good time to look back at the year that was. It is a time to think about what went well, where improvement can be made, and consider what impact you want to make in the year ahead. During 2018 we traveled to South Carolina, California, … Continue reading Favorite Images of 2018: A Look Back

Carolina Wren

Carolina Wren Survives Crash with Window

Thump! Dog barking... Repeated thumps with movement on the back porch. Sunday afternoon football on television interrupted. Went out to the back porch to see what the commotion was and saw a Carolina Wren flying around the screened porch in search of an escape. I did my best to assist. Unsuccessfully. Quiet. Where did the … Continue reading Carolina Wren Survives Crash with Window

Whimbrel at Del Mar Beach

Walking on the Beach in Del Mar

We were vacationing in Del Mar, California last month, enjoying walks on the beach everyday and a few travels around San Diego. We spent one day in Pasadena to see the latest show our son was working on. Even though there were a few other things we did, this year our vacation was really about … Continue reading Walking on the Beach in Del Mar

Bluebird with mealworm

Productivity: Getting Things Done by Focusing

An interesting title coming from a photographer. It came about because that is exactly what I have been doing the past couple days. Focusing... ...which has resulted in... Productivity. Focus Right now I'm taking a break to write this from a bunch of processing of images in my backlog. As I plodded along in my … Continue reading Productivity: Getting Things Done by Focusing

Bluebird fledglings

Bluebird Teaches a Lesson on Life Outside the Box

When we moved into our house last August there was already a Bluebird nesting box in the backyard. As spring approached, we bought some bird feeders, some birdseed and dried meal worms, and enjoyed watching as a variety of birds visited our yard. We enjoyed visits from thrushes, finches, sparrows, woodpeckers, wrens, cardinals, blackbirds, robins, … Continue reading Bluebird Teaches a Lesson on Life Outside the Box