The azaleas are blooming which is problematic for my allergies but I really like the bright colors. We have white, pink, and red–I wish they would last all year. Of course, there are lots of critters taking advantage of the blooms. Here a couple of them. Taken with a macro lens, 105mm, f/7.1, 1/2000.
Category Archives: Animals
Night was quickly falling. We were eating dinner and someone looked out the back window and said, “Look!” When we turned around we saw a pair of kits looking up at us. I snagged the camera and got a couple of snaps. But the light was very low so there is some pixelation. I shot […]
We went on a short trip to Ohio. On the way we stopped at this place that had “wild” animals. There was a pair of lions romping around in their compound; playing like kittens. The female had a rake, she pranced around for quite a while but eventually got tired of that particular toy. She […]
This is a lame attempt, and my first, with HDR. I am thinkin’ I need to just stay with my day job. The shot is from a walk through on the grounds of the Jack Daniels Distillery. When we were there, I swear I saw more ducks than employees. They must have them underground or […]
I was in Alabama visiting last week and had my camera (surprise). We were out next to a lake on a beautiful but chilly day when this bird came walking by. Except we scared him. These are some shots as he begins the takeoff. He flew away only about a hundred yards but he was […]
Getting out of the car at home this afternoon, I heard that familiar “honk, honk, honk” and I don’t mean cars!! Rising from the lake and coming over the trees was yet another flock of geese. I quickly shot and did get a few. One I treated to an old grain black and white treatment, […]