12-26-12 Taking Flight

I should know what kind of bird this is. But I don’t. I’m not really equipped for bird photography but this guy was pretty close to me when he/she took flight. Added 2-2-12: Jim Klinger tells me this bird is a Great Blue Heron. Since he took the time to identify my bird, you should…

07-29-12 Wing Span

I’m not really equipped to photograph birds in flight – I need a much bigger lens. But, When twelve big bird started circling the trees not too far from the Spring Creek marina, I decided (being pushed by my wife) that I needed to try to photograph one. This one came pretty much overhead, though…

Puffin

I don’t do much wild life photography, mainly because it seems to take too much patience. It also helps if you have a really big lens, and I don’t. But sometimes I get lucky as in this photo. We were visiting our son Jon in Sitka, Alaska and he had taken us in the company…

07-20-09 The Bald (But Wounded) Eagle

Here’s another one from the Raptor Center we visited in Sitka, Alaska. I don’t know the story on this beautiful bird aside from the fact that he/she is a survivor who now has a permanent home showing off to photographers and other visitors. For the tech geeks, I should mention that this photo is about…