Silhouettes

My favorite time to visit the Viera Wetlands is during December and January. In those two months, the great blue herons nest on top of the cabbage palms and create opportunities for stunning silhouettes against the rising sun. Some days you get a variety of colors over several minutes....

Sunrise Opportunities

This past winter, I had two mornings with quite a few sunrise opportunities that I was thrilled to capture. Normally I try to capture sunrise images as landscapes with something interesting in the composition. On these particular mornings, my goal was not to capture the sunrise, but to capture...

Hooded Mergansers

I thought I would take a break from the Oregon posts and tell a quick story about some Hooded Mergansers I shot at the Viera Wetlands in January. Hooded Mergansers are small ducks that have a really cool hood or crest on the top of their heads. They can...