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Juvenile Playing in the Water

December 02, 2021 - A dreamy image of a juvenile bald eagle going for a fish...or maybe just splashing in a puddle like many kids like to do...
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Lesser Yellowlegs Looking for a Sunset Snack

August 31, 2021 - The beautiful light and reflection make this image really pop. I love how the eye is reflected just above the water line...
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Solitary Sandpiper

August 31, 2021 - I managed to capture this pretty Solitary Sandpiper as it flew by low above the water. I love that it showed off those b...
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Lesser Yellowlegs Liftoff

August 30, 2021 - I was thankful to capture this moment of a lesser yellowlegs taking off from the water. It all happens so quickly and ma...
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The Next Step of a Lesser Yellowlegs

August 24, 2021 - It is amazing watching shore birds work shallow ponds and puddles. I sat for hours watching these lesser yellowlegs movi...
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Check Out those Yellowlegs

August 24, 2021 - Just a couple of Dowitchers checking out the Yellowlegs strolling by.
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Preening Short-billed Dowitcher

August 23, 2021 - I got this pretty cool angle of the short-billed dowitcher preening itself. What great balance!
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Wading Short-billed Dowitcher

August 22, 2021 - Just enjoy the beauty of this wading Short-billed Dowitcher as you end the weekend and gear up for a new week. I know it...
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Flock of Foraging Shore Birds in Evening Light

August 22, 2021 - The last bit of light illuminated these beautiful shore birds as they foraged for food. I believe these are short-billed...
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Shore Birds on the Move

August 22, 2021 - Every now and then the shore birds would take flight and make a loop around the field puddle and reposition. I'm not a g...
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Lesser Yellowleg in B&W

August 21, 2021 - The reflections on the standing water in this rural field were amazing last night and the light was perfect. Perfect for...
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Common Mergansers on the Move

March 03, 2021 - Beautiful male and female common mergansers on the move, low over the water. When these water fowl decide to take off, I...
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Tufted Titmouse Bath Time-4

February 28, 2021 - How cute is this tufted titmouse bathing in a puddle along the trail? It was enjoying the ice cold bath and then would s...
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Winter Creek Bed

January 08, 2021 - The water levels at Dawson Lake were already very low so when the ice and snow storm hit, it created this beautiful scen...
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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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Beauty in the Shadows

July 02, 2020 - Under the lily pads and shadows, there is a bright, blooming lily.
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Happy Little Water Lily

July 01, 2020 - This sweet little water lily found the dapple light refreshing enough to bloom and provide a little afternoon brilliance...
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Swamp Sparrow Reflection

April 20, 2020 - Swamp sparrow checking out the water and giving me a nice chance to get a reflection images. Such a handsome little bird...
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American Coot Pair

April 11, 2020 - I finally got a decent image of the eye of an American Coot as he looked back into the even sun. Not the easiest bird to...
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A Beautiful Scaup

April 04, 2020 - I love the colors and markings of this Scaup. I don't know if it is a Greater or Lesser Scaup, so if anyone knows let me...
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American Coots on the Run

April 03, 2020 - Unfortunately many of these water fowl are easily spooked as was the case with these American Coots. As soon as I turned...
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Gull vs Double-crested Cormorant Series 1

April 02, 2020 - I love this interaction between the Ring-billed Gull vs the Double-crested Cormorant while catching a fish. It is so ama...
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Mine

April 02, 2020 - This was a fun interaction to capture. I was getting images of Red-breasted Merganser and Cormorants as they were fishin...
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A Blue-winged Teal Pair

March 31, 2020 - Enjoy this image of a beautiful blue-winged teal pair. There were several on this particular evening and usually the sta...
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Stump Reflection

March 28, 2020 - Here is something a bit different...more along the line of fine art. I was watching for waterfowl and noticed this beaut...
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Belted Kingfisher Making Off with His Fish

March 23, 2020 - I knew a belted kingfisher was near based on his call and seeing flashes of blue darting among the trees along the water...
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Cute Northern Shoveler Couple

March 22, 2020 - I got a really great angle on this northern shoveler couple for a nice reflection as they swam by. It was a challenge be...
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Ring-Billed Gull Fishing

February 23, 2020 - As I drove around Dawson Lake at Moraine View State Park today, I couldn't help but noticed the numbers of Ring-Billed G...
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Enjoying the Sea

July 13, 2018 - Hearing the waves crashing and gulls calling, seeing forever as the water meets the pink and blue sky, feeling the warm...
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Pretty Morning on Tybee

July 07, 2018 - A long exposure landscape of the pier on Tybee Island Beach at Sunrise.
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Eagle Fishing in Black and White (Dramatic Edit)

February 02, 2018 - I love the drama and action of this image but with the overcast skies, I struggled with the original image. As soon as I...
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American Water Lily

July 30, 2015 - On one of our trips into Denver, we took in the Denver Botanic Garden. We had to leave a bit early due to a popup storm...
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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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On Top of the World

August 04, 2014 - - On Top of the World - The Illorado crew took on the mighty Arkansas River that runs through the beautiful Colorado mo...
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Time on the Beach

June 16, 2014 - So I took several photos of Faith on the beach this weekend and some are quite humorous, but I thought I'd post this pro...
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Lake Michigan

August 14, 2013 - I've never seen Lake Michigan like I saw it from the Sears Tower. It was breathtaking for sure. The amazing part is that...
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Swimmer

June 24, 2013 - Look who enjoys the water! I never thought boxers were much for swimming but you can't keep Faith out of the lake when w...
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Wait For Us

January 14, 2013 - Geese Running Off Into the Sunset...so romantic. I love the colors of this image. You have the vibrant reflection of the...
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