All posts filed under: Nature

Prairie Dogs

While in Badlands National Park last week we saw the prairie dogs in the natural environment for the first time (vs.in the zoo). They are such a cute creature! As it turned out we came across prairie dog towns not only in Badlands NP but […]

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More Hummingbirds

It’s a challenge to capture nice fast-moving hummingbird images. Of course, sharpness is the utmost essential criteria but the gesture of the bird and the simplicity of the background are important as well.  I decided to take up the challenge again this morning and ended […]

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Hummingbirds

I took some hummingbird images last week using my Nikon D600 camera with 28-300mm lens. However, I was not 100% satisfied what I got because I had to crop so much and tended to lose the fine resolution.  I decided to go back and using […]

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A Beautiful Morning for Bird Photography

It was a cool and pleasant morning yesterday. I decided to show a good photo friend about where I took the previous goldfinches and indigo buntings images at McKee Beshers sunflower field last week. We got lucky again to capture a couple of indigo buntings […]

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Birds at Sunflower Field

I don’t remember I ever visited McKee Beshers sunflower field so many times in the past years. My first two times were strictly for sunflower shots but the last three times in the past two weeks were for birds especially goldfinches and Indigo Bunting. I […]

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Golden Finches

Sunflower seeds are maturing that attract lots of birds especially golden finches.  Taking advantage of cool and pleasant morning yesterday, I went back to McKee Beshers sunflower field to photograph some of these beautiful golden finches. Instead of using tripod last time, I decided to […]

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Dragonflies III

July is always the good time to photograph dragonflies near the water, such as Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens and Lilypons Water Gardens. Over the years I have taken many of them and here are a few to share with you.      

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Lotuses and Dragonflies

I went back to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens yesterday morning. To beat the heat, I started early at 7 and finished shooting at 9 when the heat started to build up (it reached almost 100 degree in the afternoon). I used my Nikon D600 camera with […]

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