Back To Brydon

Jul 03, 2018Category: Comments: 0
  It's always fun to go for a stroll and have a natural show put on by water dandies like brassy Hooded Mergansers, sly Cormorants, and laid back American Coots.   Well hello [image]  redhead.  She's a beauty and none of that fiery spark is from ...

Back To The Fifties - 2

Apr 05, 2018Category: Comments: 0
   I love looking through old albums and finding treasures like these. Creativity and fun sometimes went to stratospheric levels and I bet the laughing didn't stop. ツ  [image]    I'm not sure if the women primed their husbands and boyfriends ...

Practice Runs and Vacations

Dec 30, 2017Category: Comments: 0
  A few weeks ago, and a few before that as well, there were reports filtering through various news channels and groups of sky watchers, that flyers were making runs across the sky. Now, that's not a normal thing to hear or see, so investigators quietly ...

Santa Mug Shots

Dec 19, 2017Category: Comments: 0
 I don't take a lot of portraits, so this was a busy day of satisfying egos, getting the lighting right, and fitting everyone in according to their busy schedules. Let's just say some of the Santas thought they were more important than others, and when ...

Reindeer Reunion

Dec 19, 2017Category: Comments: 0
 Down a little-used path in a quiet snowy forest Reindeer gather for an uncommon reunion. There is talk that the key to getting an invitation is being part of Santa's crew, but the attendees wouldn't confirm anything. They were reluctant to invite anyone ...

It's off to Reifel again

Sep 05, 2017Category: Comments: 0
  Sometimes the opportunities are there to make big statements. Sometimes they're a little more subtle. With camera in hand, I'm pretty happy to catch either kind. [image]   It's amazing to think how fast the little wings must beat in order to get ...

It's Oh So Brydon

Aug 01, 2017Category: Comments: 0
  It would be wonderful to live on the banks of a local pond or waterway, so you could see the changing seasons unfold with the different cycles of the wildlife that haunts the area. We don't have that luxury, but at least we're not far from a local ...

A Sky Full Of Pelicans

Jul 19, 2017Category: Comments: 0
  You know you want a new camera or another lens when you're going on vacation and hope to find lots of reasons to take shots you won't get otherwise. You know you need one when you get there and prove yourself right but don't have it. Yowch. [image] ...

Calgary Zoo - part 10

May 23, 2017Category: Comments: 0
 Without the zoo we wouldn't have a chance to see a lot of the critters that live in far flung areas of the world, or even isolated regions nearby. And we certainly wouldn't be able to save some of the more rare animals that are diminishing because of ...

Calgary Zoo - part 9

May 10, 2017Category: Comments: 0
 There's nothing so special as a zoo on a sunny day. Some of the animals go about their days without paying heed to those peering at them, and others seem to give the same curious looks back that we give to them.   [image]   When a Meerkat (left) ...