Coyote

A couple of Sundays ago we noticed a “dog” we didn’t recognize out in the field by our house.  I thought it might be a coyote so we got the binoculars and took a look.  Sure enough it was a coyote hunting field mice. So I ran downstairs and got my camera to get some …

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Sylvan Lake Wildlife

Saturday I wanted to do some hiking and some photography.  So I borrowed a friends 4runner and headed up to Sylvan Lake State Park outside of Eagle Co.  It was rained on and off for the first few hours I was there.  Not too hard just a slight rain.  Because of this I walked along …

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Lunar Eclipse April 2014

“Blood Moon” 12:49am MDT Monday night and early Tuesday morning the 14th and 15th we witnessed the first Lunar Eclipse of four over the next year and a half. I have never photographed an eclipse before so I was excited to have this opportunity.  I was unfortunately thinking the eclipse started an hour later than …

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Waterfowl at the Lower KNWR

I had so many photographs from the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge I decided to break them into several posts.  This one obviously is of the waterfowl we saw at the refuge. ISO 400, 420mm, f/5.6, 1/1250 sec My son Christian and I arrived over at the refuge at about 10am last Saturday.  Along the …

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American Bald Eagle

I’ve been working on the 500+ photographs I took this past Saturday over at the Lower Klamath National Wildlife area.  After I had edited the shots of this bald eagle I had to stop and share. ISO 400, 420mm, f/5.6, 1/1600 sec Christian and I were driving around the Tulelake auto tour when we came …

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Yreka Soccer 2014

ISO 3200, 300mm, f/4.0, 1/250 sec (settings for all of the shots) My son Tyler is on the Yreka Boys Varsity Soccer team again this year.  I’ve had the pleasure of seeing several of their games this year.  Thursday, February 6th, was senior night because it was the last home game for this season.  Unfortunately …

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New Years Day 2014

ISO 400, 420mm, f/6.3, 1/2000sec I wanted to start the new year off right so obviously either a road bike ride or a photo shoot was necessary.  I just purchased the Nikon TC-14EII teleconverter, in fact it arrived the day before on the 31st of December,  and was anxious to try it out on my …

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Greenhorn Park Raptors and Friends

ISO 400, 300mm, f/6.3, 1/1600sec ISO 400, 300mm, f/6.3, 1/1600sec My original intent when I headed over to Greenhorn Park this afternoon was to take some photographs of the snow landscapes.  I took a few scenery photographs with my 24-120mm lens when I suddenly noticed a bald eagle flying around the lake. ISO 100, 24mm, f/4.0, …

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Shasta Valley Dusk

ISO 2000, 300mm, f/4.0, 1/1600sec Tuesday afternoon I was supposed to referee the Yreka High School boys and girls soccer games.  Unfortunately at the last-minute their games were rescheduled.  I thought I would make use of the time by heading out to the wildlife refuge to see if the raptors were arriving yet. ISO 2000, …

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Lower Klamath NWR Part 2

Here are the rest of the photographs from my photography trip over to the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge on Labor Day.  I love these Blue Herons.  They are difficult to photograph because of their shy nature.  It’s impossible to get close to them with out them flying off. Nice photograph of the north face of …

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