Category Archives: life

Bison

We had read once that this park (where I found the owl) had bison and while birds (a particular duck which I will share later) was our primary objective who were we to turn down the opportunity to photograph some … Continue reading

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That’s enough photos for now

Talk to the claw… Teri 📷

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Tale of the Barred

We have been on a birding frenzy lately exploring areas of Ohio that we’ve never been to before.  We owe much of our spots to fellow birding friends and an app called eBird and Merlin bird ID. But there is … Continue reading

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Says who?

Says this Barred Owl we were fortunate to be led to by another couple who had seen it first on the park walking trail after they saw us with our cameras.  It was a great start to the exploration of … Continue reading

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Autumn Egret

Teri📷   Walk softly and carry a zoom lens.  

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Autumn Leaves on Shale

Autumn is one of my favorite seasons.  I enjoy it because it means the temperatures are cooling down and it’s time to start baking and making soups and stews again.  It’s also the last hurrah for beautiful colors in nature … Continue reading

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Another eagle and an announcement

We went to a different birding spot and while it was very chilly and windy (to the point even the birds were having a rough go of it) it was worthwhile because another adult bald eagle flew a bit closer … Continue reading

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What about catchlights

We’ve all heard about catchlights in human eyes being a goal when doing portraits; it makes the eyes more appealing and the person to look less like an inanimate doll (I read that somewhere just can’t recall where.)  But recently … Continue reading

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I want to fly like a seagull…

Sometimes not every good image is a perfect one.  In this case only one bird is completely in frame, the others are just partially in and only one is sharp.  This is what happens when you are working at trying … Continue reading

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A first for me

My first Bald Eagle that is!  Having connected with the local birding community, we were told by a couple of bird photographer friends to go to two areas in Ohio – Killdeer Plains Wildlife Area and Big Island Wildlife Area … Continue reading

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