I love country landscapes combined with country sunsets.
I am experimenting with a little different style.
I was photographing for our local wagon train waiting for them to appear around a corner for a special shot when this young lady landed close to where I was standing. I took a chance and hoped the wagon train would hold off long enough for me to get some shots of her. I was lucky.
This young eagle took off from his perch in a dead tree offering me the chance to photograph him in flight while his parents watched from a short distance away. They are not common in this area, but are slowly making a comeback and I feel privileged every time I see one, which is not often.
This guy was hidden in some reeds on a local pond. A small member of the Heron family, they are about 24″ tall and sit like a statue not moving for long periods of time so they blend into their surroundings. The have long crown feathers that are about half the length of their body but unfortunately are not visible in this photo. Enjoy.
How many little creepy little party-goers can you find? Hint: there are five
This pair of Ravens have lived on my property for 10 or 15 years. Every year after mating, they bring their young around for me to meet. They are highly intelligent birds with extraordinary memories.
Found this beautiful young lady flitting about the town of Mariposa, Ca
He joined me for lunch one day.