Sunday, January 24, 2016

Winter Storm Jonas, The Next Day

The snow stopped falling yesterday at dusk.  Its difficult to tell what the actual accumulation was for the snow drifted as it fell.  Today was a day of digging out while keeping an eye out for the occasional photo op to remember the storm by.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Winter Storm Jonas

 After much media fanfare winter storm Jonas arrived yesterday afternoon.  Snowing fell throughout the night and continued until dusk leaving about two feet of white powder in its wake.  The following are a few images I captured when I hiked to the farm today to feed the livestock.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Time For Feeder Birds

With the cold winds of January blowing the outdoor photo opportunities are somewhat limited.  However there is no time like the present to capture some close up shots of the hungry birds flocking to our feeders.   
Tufted Titmouse

 Dark-eyed Junco

Northern Cardinal Female

Oops, not a bird but in the feeder nontheless!

Saturday, January 02, 2016

One-bite Meal, Great Blue Heron

While spending Christmas with our Florida family my son Chad and I slipped out early one morning to visit the Viera Wetlands. After a decent morning of photograph and with the sun rising high into the sky we decided to drive one more lap around the dikes before calling it a day.  Moments later we spotted a great blue heron with a greater siren grasp securely in its bill.  Knowing there was little time to spare I braced the 600mm lens on the car door and quickly shot this sequence of the bird swallowing the huge meal.