All About Birds

While I was preparing some of my Oregon posts recently, I kept referring back to the All About Birds website from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for links to the different species I was posting. During one of these searches, I came across an image of mine that I...

Oregon Coast

As our trip to Oregon began to wind down, I spent a second day trying to shoot as much of the Oregon coast as I could. I didn’t get to go to all the places I wanted to go, but I certainly enjoyed the areas I did visit and...

Haystack Rock

Our trip to the Oregon Coast continues with a morning at Haystack Rock. Haystack Rock is teaming with wildlife in July. The rock is filled with nesting birds including Western Gull, Brandt’s Cormorant, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Black Oystercatcher, Common Murre and Tufted Puffin. During my visit I was...

Ecola State Park

The day after we arrived in Cannon Beach, I woke up before sunrise to head up to Ecola State Park for some early morning photography. Ecola State Park is immediately north of Cannon Beach and easily accessible with lots of hiking trails. I wasn’t sure what I would find,...

Backyard Photography

It’s always nice to have a little time to do some backyard photography. With the Carolina Wren fledglings constantly looking for a meal, the opportunities are available. Now if I can just get them out of the shade and into the open spaces where I can have some natural...

The Magic of Wildlife Photography – A Morning With The Least Terns

As many of you know, I spend the vast majority of my spare time behind the camera enjoying what I call “the magic of wildlife photography”. As such, I am woefully behind in processing images that I have already taken. Case in point, today is September 3, 2012 and...