Enjoying Siesta Key Beach sunset

We, myself and my family, are so lucky to live just minutes from one of the best beaches in the US, Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota, FL.   I love taking sunset images.  I like it even more when there are a few clouds to add the little extra to the image. Nothing tonight but […]

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Watching a Bald Eagle family…

I spent the morning watching this family of bald eagles. I watched as the male left to get food. And I watched as the female sat above and in front of the next protecting the baby.   Can’t wait to get images of the baby flying.  Stay tuned…

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Bald (Eagle) is Beautiful

I found this proud bald eagle not far from my home in Sarasota, FL. He is keeping a watchful eye out while his nest with a couple babies is close by. I love the look and feeling of this image.  Any thoughts? Taken with Canon 70D with Canon 100-400mm II L.

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New Spring TV series on NBC starring Turtles & Gator

Here’s a photo for NBC’s new spring TV show- 9 Turtles & a Gator. Airing Tues night after Dateline NBC, lol   I was so surprised that so many turtles were lying around the gator. Like they were old friends.  They laid out together almost everyday this week.   The title sounds like the movie- […]

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What’s for dinner?

I found this Osprey Hawk nest on top of a street lamp post. Just as I was taking a few images, dad returns home with dinner. Taken with Canon 70D + Canon 100-400mm II L lens.

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Osprey visits with breakfast

The local Osprey hawk came by this morning with breakfast (a fish). He/she likes to sit on the edge of the roof outside our bedroom. I wish it wasn’t so cloudy.  This would’ve looked great against a blue sky showing off the feathers. Image was taken with Canon 70D and Canon 100-400mm L II zoom.

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More Canon lens testing, gator roar…with HDR effect

Doing more testing of my new lens, Canon 100-400mm L II, and loving it. Here is a gator that visits a few times aweek in the cancel behind our condo. I love the texture and detail this lens gets.  Very sharp. Where have you been all my life?  Lol. I’ve added an HDR effect to […]

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Testing my new Canon lens on nature…

I just received my new lens, Canon 100-400mm L II.  These were my first shots. I went out behind our condo and there was a lot of activity today.  Birds and gator.  I kept my eye on the gator as I was photographing the birds.  I didn’t want to be surprised.  Anyway, I’m happy so […]

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Red-shouldered Hawk

We had a visitor this past weekend. A full grown red-shouldered hawk.  He/she hung out for a few minutes. Gave me enough time to shoot a few frames.

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