Category Archives: Photo Trips In The Wild

Photo Adventures in the Wild (birds in winter)

Haven’t had much time to get out taking photos of the wildlife and birds in and around my home range lately, but I did manage a couple of hours in the woods around my house at least.  I’m noticing lots … Continue reading

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Photo Adventures In The Wild (Yellowstone National Park)

We recently traveled farther afield for one of our photo adventures to explore the vast wildness of Yellowstone National Park.  It was amazing in so many ways… I will never be the same again.  I’m not ready to sell everything … Continue reading

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Photo Adventures In The Field

It’s been a while since I’ve shared some of my photo adventures and there have been several memorable trips out in the field this past summer.  Sometimes it’s right in the woods around my home and others happen a bit … Continue reading

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Spring Fling – The Birds Are Back!

Despite the unseemly arctic temperatures this past April (22 degrees and snow until late in the month), the birds are migrating back!!   Saw a flock of Ruby-crowned Kinglets trilling away in the trees along the brook and suddenly the trees … Continue reading

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Backyard Birding and Sketching

Winter is when the bird feeders can be hung around the yard again.  During the summer and fall months we have to take down and/or bring the feeders indoors, otherwise black bears raid them, causing all sorts of mayhem that’s … Continue reading

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Photo Adventures in the Wild

Here I was, going along in the woods, thinking I was being very quiet and stealthy when this grey squirrel spotted me and started chattering in alarm.  It soon returned to gathering pine cones, letting me get on with my … Continue reading

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Photo Adventures In The Wild (White Mountains, NH)

You never know what you might see when you venture out into nature.  I love those moments of surprise when you see something unexpected, like this fawn whose antics made me smile as well as providing some terrific photo opportunities.   … Continue reading

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Photo Adventures in the Field (Birds)

It’s always exciting to see, and then acquire, a good reference photo of a “life bird” sighting from which to create my artwork.  I’ve had several excellent photo “adventures” out in the field lately but seeing a Scarlet Tanager one … Continue reading

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Photo Trips and Field Work (painting birds & animals)

With the return of Spring, I love taking time out of the studio to get into the field for sketching and photographing reference materials.  There is nothing like being there to see and watch the many birds/animals, both large and … Continue reading

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April Photo Adventures In The Wild (waterfowl)

I know Spring has arrived when the Canada geese return to our pond.  While it is still covered with ice, it won’t be long now.  The ice is opening up along the edges and at the beaver dam where the … Continue reading

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