Laser Focus

March 31, 2015 - After watching this mountain lion leap and run, I was very happy to be using a telephoto lens for this shot
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At the Beginning

March 31, 2015 - The start of the day in pink & gray.
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Dashing

March 30, 2015 - This blue dasher was zigging and zagging so fast, capturing the shot took quite a bit of luck -- and patience.
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Here's Lookin' at You

March 30, 2015 - Proving once again that not only can you not outrun a mountain lion, you cannot jump higher or out-climb it. If you expe...
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High Five

March 29, 2015 - Never know when you're going to need to be ready for the hunt. Don't want to miss the opportunity to sharpen the claws;...
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The Race Is On

March 28, 2015 - This race could be an update from the old one between the "tortoise and the hare". I have no idea who won this time. You...
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Husky Trio

March 27, 2015 - A friend has three rescue huskies-- two Alaskans and a Siberian -- each of which has a very unique personality and diffe...
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Fun Time

March 27, 2015 - After running, chasing, leaping, and general cavorting, this big cat decided it was time to cool off.
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All By Myself

March 26, 2015 - It's better to stand alone than to be in a crowd being blown in the wrong direction.
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Jump Start

March 26, 2015 - A running jump leading into liftoff. Not the most graceful takeoff, but it worked.
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Peek-a-Boo

March 25, 2015 - Timing was tough tonight. The clouds were rolling by very quickly and capturing the full moon was almost impossible,
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Ready to Strike

March 25, 2015 - Must admit, I was very happy there was glass between this guy and me as he was getting agitated. Reminded me of the day...
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Morning Warning

March 24, 2015 - Could be an interesting day weather-wise.
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Flocking Flamingos

March 24, 2015 - It would have been easier to go to Busch Gardens in Orlando to photograph Flamingos, but I've never been known to do thi...
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Here Kitty, Kitty

March 23, 2015 - Not exactly your domesticated pet cat.
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Fishing for Piranha

March 23, 2015 - Cruising along the Amazon river there are chance encounters with the local people living off the land and the water. We...
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Shades of Gray

March 22, 2015 - Okay, so there's a little pink too.
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Monte Carlo Coastline

March 22, 2015 - Looking at the magnificent buildings and the mega yachts, one can only imagine the cost per square foot. We did put down...
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Lazy "Daze"

March 21, 2015 - Just wandering around; nothing specific in mind. Just another great day in retirement.
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Cannonball

March 20, 2015 - Not exactly a grade 10 dive, but exciting nevertheless.
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Skewered

March 20, 2015 - I 'm not sure about the "early bird", but this green heron proved that the "patient bird" gets its reward.
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Poised for Action

March 20, 2015 - This green heron stood absolutely still for over ten minutes with one strike, skewered its breakfast, proving once again...
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Walking Tall

March 19, 2015 - Boy was this "big guy" providing us with the opportunity to capture some great moments at the "DDD Game Farm" in Montana...
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Any Day Now

March 19, 2015 - I found this female crane nesting last Saturday. A fellow photographer told me he had been watching this crane for almos...
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I'm the Alpha

March 18, 2015 - After watching these coyote pups frolic for about 1/2 an hour, it became obvious who was the Alpha. Sorry guys, the fema...
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Green Heron

March 18, 2015 - This green heron appeared to be just strutting his "stuff". In reality his was getting in position to spear his breakfas...
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Mt. Stromboli

March 17, 2015 - Just thinking about Mt. Stromboli has helped me decide on dinner tonight. You guessed it, we're going to Nino's to have...
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Alaskan Panorama

March 17, 2015 - Left my wife in town and started wandering around in Alaska -- just me and my camera.. Before I knew it two hours had go...
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Youngster

March 16, 2015 - Almost missed this shot; it was like camouflage.
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Shake It!

March 16, 2015 - You've seen your dog do it; in fact you've probably enjoyed the shower from your dog. Well, it runs deep in their spirit...
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Waterlilies in Waiting

March 15, 2015 - Another experiment with a new camera and a big lens.
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Misty Morn

March 15, 2015 - Great forecast for the day. Arrived at the park before it opened and began the trek in 50 degree weather. At the first s...
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Jump Start

March 14, 2015 - This bird jumped up as I was walking above it on a berm. Don't know who was more startled, but it was a good opportunity...
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Foggy Bottom

March 14, 2015 - Out and about in dry weather for a change. As always, I did manage to get my feet wet. Guess that's my photo curse.
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Passing Storm

March 13, 2015 - This moment aptly describes the last 3 months of my life -- stormy, but worth waiting for it to pass.
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Hemerocallis (daylilies)

March 13, 2015 - It's true. They only last one day so you'd better be there at the right time.
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What Was That

March 12, 2015 - Was it a bird, a plane or maybe "Superman"!
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Hotel Danieli

March 12, 2015 - The first construction on this site was completed at the end of the 14th century. At that time it was one of the "Most p...
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Soap Gets in Your Eyes

March 11, 2015 - I haven't a clue what was going on when I captured this shot. I was too busy capturing the moment and totally missed eve...
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Masquerade Masks

March 11, 2015 - There is no end to the variety and colorfulness of these Venetian face masks.
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Frosted

March 10, 2015 - Fortunately, it was not freezing at ground level this morning. In fact, due to the unusually warm days in July when I vi...
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Untold Stories

March 10, 2015 - Overwhelming
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Baby Badger

March 09, 2015 - Looks cute doesn't it. Just wait until it enters adulthood and grows an attitude
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Imagination

March 09, 2015 - The beauty of black & white photography is that you can make this waterlily any color you want. Just use your imaginatio...
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Schooling Baitfish

March 08, 2015 - No, I have not taken up scuba diving. This was taken under a glass walkway in an aquarium. Close enough for me to get a...
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The Odd Couple

March 07, 2015 - Could have been Florida in the winter, but this shot was taken in Michigan in the summer.
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Hide & Seek

March 06, 2015 - This big cats eyesight is far superior to ours, so he'll see you long before you'll see him. If that's not enough of an...
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Almost

March 06, 2015 - The scent of the hyacinth arrives even before the flower is in full bloom which makes it beautiful in both regards. Bett...
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My What Big Feet...

March 05, 2015 - Every time I see a new puppy I check the feet to see how big that cute little pup is going to be. I also have fun with p...
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Movement & Motion

March 05, 2015 - The baitfish were in close thanks to an onshore wind, and these young pelicans were taking advantage of the easy meal....
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Stepping Out

March 04, 2015 - This ibis was having a great time prancing around and cooling off. Sunny and 80+ today.
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Done Fishing

March 04, 2015 - At rest after a hard day on the water.
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Terns

March 04, 2015 - These terns didn't know whether to turn into or out of the wind, so they just stood there thinking about it.
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Thank You, Thank You & Thank You

March 03, 2015 - I still can't quite believe that I received 3 ribbons out of 6 entries. It was only a year ago, I couldn't get by the ju...
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Storm in the Making

March 03, 2015 - When the day begins with towering cumulus clouds this early in the morning, you know you are in for some major thunderst...
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A Day at the Beach

March 02, 2015 - Third outing/exercise session of the day for Hooch and his friends. That's Rufus in the middle and Barkley aka "The Big...
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Sneaking Up

March 02, 2015 - This looks like a perfect ambush in the making. Glad I was in a boat even though the sides were only about a foot and a...
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Sanderlings

March 01, 2015 - These little birds are found on the beach running ahead of the incoming waves. They are real interesting to watch as it...
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