Monday, September 27, 2010

Been out of the loop

Gentle Reader,

Sincerest of all apologies for the lack of updates recently. Our ISP appears to have disappeared and we were on dial-up for a couple of weeks. We are hooked up again with another ISP but are still having teething problems... Hopefully I can get the worked out so things can get back to normal...


Monday, September 13, 2010

Pano bookends

Pano, Sep 13, 2010 - morning

Panorama taken on the morning walk with the dogs.

The American Goldfinches are really enjoying the feeders. I have captured a photo of about 16 of them on the two feeders - unfortunately it was blurry so not worth posting. This photo shows 6 females and one male. We think they are getting fattened up before their migration flight.

Taz still carrying his trophy rock catch!

Pano - Sep 13, 2010 sunset

This is a cool photo - it shows the sunset, a huge cloud, and rain on the horizon at the right.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Beautiful Day!

Pano - September 10, 2010

A beautiful late summer day! I thought it was so neat how the clouds were almost glowing because they were backlit by the sun.

Friday, September 03, 2010

Golden Eagle

We often see a pair of Golden Eagles soaring around here, taking advantage of the wind to wing their way around the sky. Although they are large birds, it is very difficult to get a good photo of them, but that doesn't mean I don't try. I have taken probably a hundred or more photos of the Golden Eagles this summer - this is a normal "good" photo. Note that this is a small cropped area of one photo, about 1/16 of the actualy photo - otherwise the bird would just show up as a speck.

This is a collage of some of the cropped photos. You can see that the birds are generally a bit fuzzy and indistinct because they are really too far away to get a good image.

But wow - this was a lucky shot!!! You can actually see some of the golden brown colouration of the feathers in this photo. I was chuffed to bits about this one!!!