Category Archives: Wildlife

White Throated Sparrow

White Throated Sparrow Canon 30D, 70-200 f/4L, ISO: 200, aperture: f/5.0, shutter: 1/250, filter: no, tripod: no I was so excited to see my first White Throated Sparrow this spring and even happier to capture several nice photographs of this … Continue reading

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South Umpqua #2

South Umpqua River, Roseburg, Oregon Canon 30D, 17-40 f/4L, Tripod: yes, Filter: circular polarizer, Post: Lightroom 3 For the most part Oregon doesn’t have the spectacular fall colors like the northeast part of the country, but we do have areas … Continue reading

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Summer Lake, Oregon

Summer Lake Wildlife Area Canon 30D, 17-40 f/4L, ISO: 100, tripod: yes, filter: 2 stop soft edge graduated ND The Summer Lake Wildlife Area is a great birding area in south central Oregon.  The area is managed primarily for migratory waterfowl … Continue reading

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Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge

Antelope, Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge Canon 30D, 70-200 f/4L, ISO: 100, Aperture: f/6.3, shutter: 1/400, tripod: no Southeast and South Central Oregon are truly where the deer and antelope play.  Some of the most remote areas in the continental US are … Continue reading

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Macro photography

Butterfly, Victoria Butterfly Gardens, Vancouver Island Canon 30D, 60mm f/2.8 macro, ISO: 100, aperture: 2.8, shutter: 1/160 second, tripod: no, post: PS2 The Victoria Butterfly Gardens is a wonderful place to capture closeup images of plants, birds and of course, butterflies.  Many … Continue reading

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White Ibis

White Ibis, Wakulla Springs State Park, Florida Canon 30D, 70-200 f/4L, ISO: 200, aperture: f/4, shutter: 1/3200 While visiting Florida the White Ibis soon became my favorite bird … although the choice is difficult with so many species to choose from.  This … Continue reading

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Green Heron

Green Heron Canon 30D, 70-200 f/4L, ISO: 100, aperture: f/4, shutter: 1/200, focal length: 200mm, tripod: no, filter: no The Green Heron is a common species in wetland areas of North and Central America.  This photo was taken in a created … Continue reading

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American alligator

Canon 30D, 70-200 f/4L, ISO: 200, aperture: f/4, shutter: 1/640 The ‘jungle cruise’ at Wakulla Springs State Park is a must do when visiting the Florida panhandle.  Wildlife viewing and photographic opportunities abound from 30-foot long open sided boats that cruise along a 3 mile section of … Continue reading

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Oystercatcher

Oystercatcher preening Canon 30D, 70-200 f/4L, ISO: 200, Shutter: 1/1000, aperture: f/4 I have countless photos of birds on a stick, birds on a rock, birds on about anything.  By far, the most interesting shots are birds (or any wildlife, … Continue reading

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Backyard Wildlife

Ruby throated hummingbird Canon 30D, 70-200 f/4L Settings: ISO: 800, aperture: f/4, shutter: 1/320 sec Backyards offer a great place to hone your wildlife shooting skills.  A viewing blind can be easily set up and moved around as the need may be. … Continue reading

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