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...

Yachats Oregon

We spent 4 nights in Yachats Oregon (pronouced Ya-Hots) as part of our vacation on the Oregon Coast. We rented a house from Yachats Village Rentals on the coast there last year and liked it so much that we returned this year with Mary and Skip. Yachats means “dark...

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...

New Life Birds

I haven’t had much time for blogging recently. That’s because I’ve been busy with photography and finding a few new “life birds”. Quite often, Florida is blessed with vagrants that show up in the state unexpectedly. We also will get migrant birds that for one reason or another decide...

Oregon Birds

I had hoped that I would have lots of opportunities to photograph Oregon birds and wildlife that we don’t see here in Florida. And for the most part, that was true. But I wasn’t able to take advantage of all these opportunities. If I had my landscape lens out,...