Monthly Archives: March 2021

What the……

A week ago I was able to post still having the classic editor as an option. Today I go in to try and get a post ready and BAM!!! I am stuck in block editor purgatory without a single warning … Continue reading

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I spy with my compound eye…

Sony A7R3 – 90mm macro – 1/500 – f3.5 – ISO200 – Julia Heliconian/Julia Butterfly Teri 📷

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Wildlife Photography Practice

This week I attended an online Wildlife Photography Conference that I found to be very informative.  One of the classes was about practicing photographing animals at the zoo first before heading out into the wild.  In a nutshell the instructor … Continue reading

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Lion, no tigers and bears…

Oh my!  The tigers were napping behind a tree with no vantage point for a photo.  A somewhat positive thing you can say for zoos (besides protecting and in some instances re-establishing some endangered species) is that you can get … Continue reading

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Let’s go to the zoo

I grew up visiting the St. Louis Zoo; Marlin Perkins and Wild Kingdom television and all.  I’ve also visited the National Zoo in Washington, D.C, but after awhile I didn’t like visiting zoos as I felt “sorry” for the animals.  … Continue reading

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Shift Change

Bald eagles are powerful birds that can weight near fourteen pounds with a wingspan of eight feet; this being the female.  The males are smaller with a weight of around eight pounds and wingspan of six feet.  Large birds no … Continue reading

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Eagle Eyes

Another image of one of the eagles.  I’m not even sure how to tell them apart; both birds were equally spectacular to see and the sound the wings made upon take off? Wow! They always look so serious and a … Continue reading

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Eagle Time

We have a rather famous pair of eagles that have nested year after year in one particular spot along the Olentangy River here in Ohio.  There nest is in a location that provides an excellent view for photographers and bird … Continue reading

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What goes down – goes back up

Snowy decided to walk past the pole she had “slipped” from (although from the yellow eye she was giving us she may have been saying she meant to do that) to size up the suitability of perching on the adjoining … Continue reading

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Whoops!

This is how the prior photo of Snowy walking in the grass started.  As you recall from this image, she was doing her yoga stretches and then things went a bit wibbly wobbly. I’m assuming it was a misstep or … Continue reading

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