We just got back from a wonderful 14-day Antarctica Cruise this week. The cruise started from Buenos Aires, Argentina, first sailed through the Patagonia region of Chile (Punta Arenas) and Argentina (Ushuaia) and then headed south toward Antarctica Península and cruised through South Shetland Islands […]
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Birds of Namibia
We took a 10-day trip to Namibia, Africa in 2017, besides touring the magnificent sand dunes in the Namib Naukluft National Park and along the Atlantic Coast, we also spent several days visiting Etosha National Park. I took a number of bird pictures and here […]
Birds of Kenya
I took a ten-day Kenya Safari in 2013, a wonderful trip to see all kinds of wildlife in Kenya including Big Five, elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos and rhinoceros, that I have posted here previously, As I recently went through some of the pictures I took […]
Autumn Colors on Skyline Drive of Shenandoah National Park
I took a day trip to Shenandoah National Park yesterday. The fall colors along the Skyline Drive were brilliant. However, the colors on some of the distant mountains have not fully developed yet – may be another week.
Tastes of Autumn in Frederick, Maryland
Autumn colors start to appear in Frederick, Maryland. I took some pictures at Catoctin Mountain Park yesterday. Full autumn colors probably two weeks away.
Sometimes the light may not be favorible for shooting the flowers, then, I look for the shadows to save my day of outing!
I visited Lilypons Gardens several days ago. Lotus flowers have all but gone so I focused on the lotus pods and seeds with some interesting composition results.
I have taken more pictures of hummingbirds visiting my feeder on the deck. I undestand hummingbird is the only kind of bird that can fly backward and I got two of them to share. The last three sequential images show the take off scene of […]
Butterflies at Brookside Gardens
Butterflies like sunny and hot day. It fit the conditions this morning as I walked around Brookside Gardens.
Water Lilies and Dragonflies
I took morning walk along Carroll Creek Linear Park in downtown Frederick in the past two days. Water lilies in different varieties and colors were in full bloom and there were many dragonflies flying around.
Dragonflies and Lotus Leaves at Lilypons
As the weather gets hot many dragonflies appear in the lotus ponds. It’s also fascinated to find some leaves with raindrops reflecting the morning sun.