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B&W Eagle Wingspan

February 02, 2021 - Here is another, previously unedited, eagle image from the archives taken from 2016. Check out this full wing extension.
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Dreaming of Eagle Flyovers

February 01, 2021 - I'm really missing seeing these beautiful eagles on the Mississippi River. I decided to dig through my archives to edit...
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Bald Eagle at Sunset on the Mackinaw

January 28, 2021 - When I took this image I didn't think it would turn out. I tried to expose for the eagle while still preserving the suns...
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Perched Eagle in a Winter Scene on the Mackinaw River

January 24, 2021 - Taken last week (1-17-21) during the snowfall on the Mackinaw River. Simple black and white of a beautiful and serene sc...
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Central Illinois Eagle

January 22, 2021 - I was able to escape for a little camera time this evening after school. I decided to venture out to the Mackinaw River...
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Songs of Summer by a Song Sparrow

August 29, 2020 - Beautiful morning, beautiful colors, and a beautiful song. I'm going to miss summer.
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Finding Light in the Shadows

August 28, 2020 - Sometimes the image is found in the shadows. Look for the light in all places...it is there if you look.
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Monarch on a Milkweed

August 27, 2020 - Monarchs and Milkweed - they just go together.
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King of the Field

August 25, 2020 - I loved watching this male gold finch in the sunflower field. There were many birds around but this gold finch sure seem...
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Sneaky Coyote on the Banks of the Mackinaw

August 21, 2020 - As I was photographing the sunflowers atop the bluff along the Mackinaw River, I peeked over the side and spotted this c...
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Hummingbird and Butterfly- Sharing is Caring

August 20, 2020 - How about this cute photo of a ruby-throated hummingbird and a monarch butterfly sharing a single milkweed bloom. It was...
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Sunflower Dew

August 16, 2020 - Make sure to zoom in on this one. There was a thick layer of morning dew when I took this image along with a blanket of...
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Patrolling the Sunflower Field

August 15, 2020 - Another image of the indigo bunting I shared from yesterday as he was hopping around in this sunflower field. Again, I f...
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Indigo Bunting on a Sunflower

August 14, 2020 - I went out yesterday morning with the intention of taking some landscape images, but this beautiful little bird made me...
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Sunflowers at Sunrise

August 13, 2020 - This morning was absolutely beautiful. It was a crisp 64 degrees, dew covering everything, a slight fog hovering over so...
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1st Day of Summer

June 20, 2020 - My daughter and I made a short drive today to check on the status of some future photography locations and, while out, I...
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Moon Over Manhattan1

November 20, 2019 - I felt lucky to get this next series of images. It isn't too often that you get an opportunity to photograph New York fr...
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Piercing the Mississippi Mist

January 20, 2018 - Here is a bald eagle sailing just above the Mississippi River among the mist looking for the opportunity to fish. I will...
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Flight Before Sundown

December 27, 2017 - I love the dramatic lighting as the late sun was setting on this eagle flying over the Mississippi from last winter (Jan...
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B&W Eagle Pose

December 24, 2017 - From last season, this eagle provided a unique pose as he flew over. Once again, I really like this one in black and whi...
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Eagle with a Fish for Dinner

December 23, 2017 - This image was taken last winter of an eagle with a perfect size catch for a much needed meal. I can't wait to get back...
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Simply Beautiful Bald Eagle

December 18, 2017 - This was taken last January and I can't wait to get back to the Mississippi River this winter once the weather gets cold...
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Looking for Trout in Colorado

July 29, 2015 - I love fishing and wouldn't mind trying to do more fly fishing in the future. This Colorado mountain stream makes for a...
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Iconic American Bald Eagle

January 09, 2015 - As if to show off its mighty wingspan, this eagle spread its wings as if to say, "check me out". Facebook Purchase
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Bald Eagle Carryout

January 08, 2015 - I will never get tired of seeing this...a bird of this size and power diving down to snag a fish with such elegance and...
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The Incredible American Bald Eagle

January 07, 2015 - I've wanted this pose for awhile now. I've had it in my mind and this is pretty close to what I was hoping for. I love w...
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Mighty Fishers

January 06, 2015 - This bald eagle flew by and angled his wings as if it wanted to show off its catch for me. Facebook Purchase
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Eagle Flying Low

January 05, 2015 - I loved capturing this low perspective of the bald eagle over the Mississippi River. It is an incredible site watching t...
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Eagle Flying in Perfect Light

January 04, 2015 - These are the moments I dream of...photographing the bald eagles flying into a warm evening sun. So many times you get a...
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A Snack to Go

January 03, 2015 - This eagle has just picked up a quick bite and will look up for a nice perch to enjoy the fresh meal. Facebook
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Sense the Power

January 02, 2015 - This is one of my favorite poses from my last visit to the Mississippi River. The wing position just inches above the wa...
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Like a Bullet

January 01, 2015 - Here is one more eagle image for today. When the eagles get some speed, it can be very difficult to track them with the...
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Skimming the Mississippi

January 01, 2015 - I have been wanting to get a lower angle image of the eagles flying over the river. I finally found a decent spot that a...
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Moon Eagle

December 31, 2014 - Yesterday the moon was visible in the bright blue sky above the Mississippi River and I kept thinking, "Wouldn't it be g...
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King of This Tree

December 30, 2014 - I wouldn't attempt to take this tree from this big boy (or girl), would you? These eagles have such a presence about the...
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Baldie in the Beautiful Blue

December 21, 2014 - This was from my first trip to the Mississippi River this year on Dec. 6th. I'm already looking forward to getting back...
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The Beauty of Soaring

December 13, 2014 - Just watching these eagles soaring with such ease is one of the most thrilling experiences for me as a nature photograph...
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Colorado Mountain Streams

August 04, 2014 - Nothing can quite capture or describe how amazing it was to sit along this beautiful mountain stream. Luckily I was able...
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Splash

February 10, 2014 - Capturing the moment the eagle hits the water...splash. Facebook
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Proud Juvenile Bald Eagle

January 30, 2014 - I have several more keeper images of juvenile bald eagle's this year. I know that some don't find them as beautiful as m...
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Smooth Flying

January 28, 2014 - The eagles fly close to the water, near rocks, through tree limbs and in close proximity to each other. It is quite incr...
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Soaring On Eagle's Wings

January 27, 2014 - I love the mood of this image. Anytime I capture warm and cool tones together in an image, I love the results. It makes...
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Juvenile Showing Good Form

January 25, 2014 - Watching the juvenile's fish can be entertaining. Their catch rate isn't always as high as the mature bald eagles. I saw...
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Once Endangered

January 18, 2014 - I really like this image. It represents nature, our planet, its beauty, and hope for its future. The sun had almost set...
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Magic on the Mississippi

January 11, 2014 - Title says it all...love the pose and light against the white snow. Pretty, pretty, pretty. Follow me on Facebook!...
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Drifting

January 07, 2014 - I'm really loving some of these images of the eagles flying over the snow. It gives a great, natural looking backdrop to...
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Eye on the Prize

January 06, 2014 - This may be a new personal favorite. Sharp focus, great light, good pose, and nice details. This one would make a cool p...
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American Bald Eagle Fishing Series

January 04, 2014 - The next 5 images are a series of a mature bald eagle fishing. I have seen this 1st hand numerous times but it never get...
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Fully Extended

January 29, 2013 - A Bald Eagle extending out to grab a shad he spotted in the late afternoon Sun on the Mississippi River. Not every shot...
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Lock and Dam 14

January 20, 2013 - In the next few weeks, I will be adding more images of the amazing bald eagles from the Mississippi River, specifically...
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Look Before Turning

January 18, 2013 - I have so many Bald Eagle images from my last trip to the Mississippi River, but the fun part is finding the various uni...
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Eagle in Lovely Light

January 08, 2013 - Good natural light can make the difference between a nice photo and a great photo. I would photograph these amazing bird...
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Lower the Landing Gear

January 07, 2013 - I like this image of this bald eagle doing a flyby with his talons lowered and ready to attack. Getting the face sharp w...
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Preparing to Dive

January 05, 2013 - These birds can spot a fish and spin and dive within seconds. It is an amazing thing to observe and a difficult thing to...
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Soaring

January 04, 2013 - What a fun and memorable time I had at Lock and Dam 14 while with my wife, kids, and parents. We all took in the beauty...
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