Images, Thoughts on Travel, Equipment and Techniques that somehow relate to Nature & Wildlife Photography.

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Black and White

Yellowstone Church, IR Filter, B&W

Old Yellowstone Church, Colorado,  color converted to B & W  with addition of IR preset in Lightroom

Black and white photography allows us to catch a glimpse of something different, colors are replaced by shades and gradations, a million grays, pure whites, blacks and shadows so deep you can get lost in them. (more…)

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A Beautiful Vision

road through cloud forest

Road to Bellavista

Traveling across the Andes, I’m struck by several things, good roads, light traffic and the ever-changing landscape. Crossing Papallacta Pass, at around 14,000 feet in elevation was anti-climactic, I expected something more other than the road ceasing to climb and starting to wend its way down toward Quito.  We end up maybe an hour 45 minutes west of Quito at a unique eco-lodge, Bellavista. (more…)


Back up the River

Also known as guatusa in Ecuador, the Black Agouti is common in mature as well as disturbed montane forest and rainforest.

Also known as guatusa in Ecuador, the Black Agouti is common in mature as well as disturbed montane forest and rainforest.

Morning came without the sun, a dim awareness of nights end. The rain started early, slowly, almost like an afterthought.  (more…)


Owls

Fledged Great Horned Owl

Fledged Great Horned Owl

It was morning and I was out setting up my gear to photograph hummingbirds when I heard a strange sharp, growling bark. Certainly nothing that I could recognize, a Grey Fox maybe. (more…)


Red Tails

 

Red-tailed Hawk [Buteo jamaicensis]

The nest, exposed to the wind, rain and sun sits at eye level from the side of the hill. The moon and the stars of night watch over it. (more…)