Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Clouds and Dunes

Clouds and Dunes - RX10, ~55mm, f/4, 1/1600s, ISO 320.

Rolling clouds over dessert dunes in Namibia.

Monday, May 30, 2016

In the Mist

In the Mist - 5Dsr, 100-400 @ 135mm, f/7.1, 1/80s, ISO 100.

An image from a foggy afternoon near my house earlier this year.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Other Worldly Sunset

Other Worldly Sunset - 645Z, 28-45 @ 34mm, f/20, 5s, ISO 100.
The combination of sun, dense fog and waves made this sunset feel unlike any other I’d photographed.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Fiery Coastal Sunrise

Fiery Coastal Sunrise - Leica S007, 30-90 @ 33mm, f/11, 1.5s, ISO 100.

This was from earlier in the year, but it reminds me that I need to get out to the coast and hike around.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Black-browed Albatross Portrait

Black-browed Albatross Portrait - 5D3, 560mm, f/6.3, 1/1000s, ISO 400.

Getting up close to a colony of Black-browed Albatross is an incredible (and very noisy) experience.  One interesting fact about these birds is that they can live up to 70 years.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Steeple Jason Panorama

Steeple Jason Panorama - 5D3, 70-200 @ 70mm, f/6.3, 1/125s, ISO 100.

Steeple Jason is a small island in the Falklands and is home to one of the largest Black-browed Albatross colonies in the world.

Laundry Day

Laundry Day - 5D3, 24-70 @ 70mm, f/5.6, 1/160s, ISO 100.

It was laundry day at this place on the island of Burano.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Posing Gentoo

Posing Gentoo - 5D3, 400mm, f/4, 1/1250s, ISO 400.

A Gentoo Penguin poses for a quick shot at Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Heeland Coos

Heeland Coos - LX100, ~28mm, f/6.3, 1/250s, ISO 200.

These guys look kind of like a cross of a sheep dog and a cow and overtime I see a photo of them I can’t help but laugh.  They’re also a lot feistier than your traditional cow, especially when they excited by food.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Snarl

Snarl - 645Z, 150mm, f/2.8, 1/250s, ISO 1000.

May seem menacing but this was nothing more than a yawn.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Penguin Posse

Penguin Posse - 5D3, 24-70 @ 41mm, f/9, 1/80s, ISO 400.

A whole gaggle of Penguins make their way across this beach at Right Whale bay, though but the looks of it doesn’t look like agree on which direction to head in.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Elephant at Sunset

Elephant at Sunset - D800e, 70-200 @ 70mm, f/5, 1/200s, ISO 720.

A beautiful Okavango sunset and a majestic elephant, would be a great way to end any day.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Climbing the Ridge

Climbing the Ridge - A7II, 70-200 @ 153mm, f/5.6, 1/1250s, ISO 160.

A train of Bison slowly eat their way up the low ridge.  Not a bad life under the Grand Teton.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Life on an Outcropping

Life on an Outcropping - 645Z, 80-160 @ 143mm, f/11, 1/50s, ISO 100.

Even on this rocky outcropping these trees have survived for years.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Life Among the Charred Forest

Life Among the Charred Forest - Leica S006, 30-90 @ 30mm, f/19, 1/180s, ISO 400.

Grasses and flowers grow among the charred remains from the tourist/backpacker started fire.  There have been 3 major such fires in Torres del Paine in the last 30 years with the most recent being in 2011/2012.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Moraine Lake Log Jam

Moraine Lake Log Jam - Fuji xe-1, 14mm, f/8, 1/750s, ISO 200.

A pile of logs at Moraine Lake in Banff National Park.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Road to the Towers

Road to the Towers - Leica S006, 30-90 @ 30mm, f/8, 1/180s, ISO 100.

That is the sole road which upon its termination lets you hike up to the towers of Torres de Paine.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Sun through storm clouds

Sun through storm clouds - D800e, 35mm, f/11, ISO 100.

I made this image to test the HDR blending feature that was added in Lightroom last January.  I went through my HDR phase about 6 or 7 years ago so it took me a little while to try it out.  It works well and gives you very natural looking results.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Flow Field

Flow Field - 645Z, 28-45 @ 28mm, f/16, 1/8s, ISO 100.

The short lines formed by the waves on this Bandon beach rushing in remind me of a vector field.  At heart I am still a graphics nerd.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Dozing Penguins

Dozing Penguins - 5D3, 560mm, f/5.6, 1/1000s.

Its been a long day for these guys so they’re catching a quick nap.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Croc in the River

Croc in the River - D800e, 70-200 @ 200mm, f/5.6, 1/2500s, ISO 3600.

A crocodile patrols a stream on the Okavango.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Horsing Around

Horsing Around - 1D4, 500mm, f/5.6, 1/2500s, ISO 400.

See, told you Zebras were clowns.

Monday, May 09, 2016

Toothy Grin

Toothy Grin - 1D4, 500mm, f/7.1, 1/1250s, ISO 400.

Zebras are clowns.

Sunday, May 08, 2016

Happy Mother's Day

Gotta Follow Mom - 1DX, 480mm, f/5.6, 1/1250s, ISO 400.

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there and their babies.

Cranes at Dusk

Cranes at Dusk - 1Ds3, 500mm, f/9, 1/1250s, ISO 200.

A groups of Sandhill Cranes hang out in one of the pools near Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge.

Saturday, May 07, 2016

A Storm and a Rainbow

A Storm and a Rainbow - 1Ds3, 70-200 @ 70mm, f/6.3, 1/400s, ISO 400.

A storm in the distance, a rainbow and some Acacia trees.  Just a regular afternoon in the Serengeti.

Friday, May 06, 2016

Look Out

Looking Out - D800e, 70-200 @ 70mm, f/4, 1/1600s, ISO 400.

A Leopard on the look out perched high on a tree.

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Glacier

Glacier - D810, 70-200 @ 200mm, f/8, 1/200s, ISO 64.

One of the many glaciers on the mountains in Torres del Paine National Park.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Colony

Colony - 5D3, 24-70 @ 70mm, f/7.1, 1/200s, ISO 100.

The King Penguin colony at Right Whale Bay extends all the way up the hills.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

New Mexico Dawn

New Mexico Dawn - 5D2, 24-105 @ 24mm, f/10, 1/40s, ISO 400.

First light at the Crane Pools just outside of Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge.

Monday, May 02, 2016

Intersection

Intersection - D810, 70-200 @ 70mm, f/6.3, 1/320s, ISO 100.

Sunday, May 01, 2016

White Walls of Carmona

White Walls of Carmona - Leica M9, 35mm, ~f/8, 1/750s, ISO 160.

Carmona is a charming little village near Sevilla, Spain.  It was a nice place to spend a morning to walk through and one of the distinctive things I remember was the brilliant white walls of many of the buildings.