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Near-Miss

December 17, 2017 - A mere 3 seconds of shooting captured a male Northern Cardinal landing, exiting, and just missing the oncoming Red-belli...
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Northern Cardinal Pair

December 11, 2017 - I have never seen this Northern Cardinal pair close enough to photograph them together in the same frame. When one is on...
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Solar Eclipse

August 22, 2017 - There was 65-70 percent coverage of the solar eclipse here in Connecticut. My impromptu attempt at a photo involved over...
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Western Lowland Gorilla

August 21, 2017 - The Congo Gorilla Forest is one of my favorite exhibits at the Bronx Zoo in New York. It can be a “hit or miss” viewing...
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Yaquina Head

August 01, 2017 - One of my favorite places in the world is Yaquina Head Natural Outstanding Area in Newport, Oregon. The lighthouse is Or...
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Harbor Seals

July 31, 2017 - Harbor seals lay on near-shore rocks at Yaquina Head Natural Outstanding Area in Newport, Oregon.
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Barn Swallow Chick

July 08, 2017 - A barn swallow chick waits to be fed in a mud nest built against some wooden barn beams.
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Watchful

June 26, 2017 - The earlier I hit the hiking trails, the more wildlife I see. It is definitely worth the effort!
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Eastern Chipmunk

June 20, 2017 - I was observing some bullfrogs in a nearby pond when I turned around and saw this adorable eastern chipmunk perched on a...
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Early Morning Visitor

June 09, 2017 - An early morning visitor enjoyed a stroll around the yard before heading back into the woods.
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Crowned Eagle

June 04, 2017 - This African crowned eagle was one of many birds on display at the annual Birds of Prey Day event at Green Chimneys in B...
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Half-Moon

June 03, 2017 - Perfect evening for a family night out on in the yard taking photos of the moon. (5D Mark IV, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L I...
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Turkey Vulture

April 15, 2017 - This turkey vulture resides at the Green Chimneys Wildlife and Rehabilitation Center in Brewster, New York. I frequently...
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Pileated Woodpecker

March 07, 2017 - This morning I heard a soft hammering sound coming from one of our large front yard trees. I looked up and saw what I be...
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Raven

February 19, 2017 - This raven is one of the non-releasable birds of prey at the Audubon Sharon Center in Sharon, Connecticut.
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Shooting in Harsh, Bright Light

February 07, 2017 - A recent trip to the farm unfortunately coincided with the harshest part of the day lighting-wise. It’s challenging to t...
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Splash of Color

January 28, 2017 - A splash of color in an otherwise colorless landscape.
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Late Autumn Snow

December 11, 2016 - Freshly fallen snow mixes with brightly colored leaves during a late Autumn winter storm.
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The Fading Colors of Autumn

November 07, 2016 - A tranquil view from Kent Falls State Park on a rainy autumn day. It is past peak and the autumn colors have begun to fa...
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"Approaching the Light"

October 21, 2016 - A magical entrance awaits a few steps right before arriving at Parks Pond at Tarrywile in Danbury, Connecticut.
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Solo Autumn Tree

October 18, 2016 - A burst of colorful foliage outshines the surrounding pine trees at Tarrywile Park in Danbury, Connecticut.
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Autumn Warmth

October 12, 2016 - Birds basking in the sun on a warm autumn day at Tarrywile Park in Danbury, Connecticut.
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Housatonic River

October 11, 2016 - Pictured here is the Housatonic River near Bulls Bridge in Kent, Connecticut.
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Autumn in New England

October 10, 2016 - Peak foliage has just begun in Litchfield County, Connecticut.
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Squantz Pond

October 09, 2016 - Squantz Pond in New Fairfield, Connecticut is named after Chief Squantz, a leader of the Schaghticoke tribe.
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Bulls Bridge

October 08, 2016 - Today's excursion brought me to Bulls Bridge, a wooden covered bridge that hovers above the Housatonic River in Kent, Co...
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A Demoiselle Crane

June 01, 2016 - One of two demoiselle cranes that reside at Green Chimneys Wildlife Center in Brewster, New York.
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Is it Spring yet?

April 05, 2016 - An early spring snow storm caught everyone off guard including the neighborhood birds who had been up until recently enj...
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Peaceful

December 25, 2015 - Christmas Day brought usually warm, spring-like temperatures. I traded my winter slippers for hiking boots and enjoyed a...
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Esperanza

December 20, 2015 - Fishermen boats dot the shores of coastal Esperanza, a small seaside village on the south side of Vieques, Puerto Rico....
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Gentle Stretch

November 09, 2015 - One of my favorite photos from today’s farm visit: a mute swan, completely unfazed by the noise and chaos of nearby gees...
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Content

September 20, 2015 - This adorable sheep can be found at Heckscher Farm in Stamford, Connecticut. It is part of the Stamford Museum and Natur...
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Horned Puffin

August 19, 2015 - This horned puffin lives in captivity at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport. According to the aquarium's website, the...
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Oregon Coast Sunset

August 16, 2015 - Watching the sun set from Bella Beach, a quaint beach community in Depoe Bay, Oregon.
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Amber Snail

August 01, 2015 - Pictured here is a common amber snail that came home with us unexpectedly after a playdate near a pond. Little did we kn...
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Pond Beauty

June 27, 2014 - "Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished." -Lao Tzu
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Red-ruffed Lemur

May 28, 2014 - One of my favorite animals to visit and photograph at the Bronx Zoo: a red-ruffed lemur.
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Bleeding Heart

May 27, 2014 - I stumbled upon this single bleeding heart flower quietly tucked away in a friend’s backyard.
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Colors of Spring

May 04, 2014 - Cherry Blossoms in full bloom
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Lonely Rock

May 02, 2014 - One of the smaller structures on Cannon Beach at Haystack Rock in Oregon.
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Habanera English Daisies

April 13, 2014 - My first flower purchase of the season: Habanera English Daisies
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Image Featured on Pashadelic

March 23, 2014 - Thank you Pashadelic for featuring my photo "Watchful" on their Facebook Page. Be sure to check out this up-and-comin...
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Photo Featured in Landscape Photography Magazine

March 19, 2014 - A big thank you to Landscape Photography Magazine for featuring my image "Water and Rock" in their Showcase section....
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Fragile Beauty

March 07, 2014 - This frame was shot through the glass of the jellyfish exhibit at the Maritime Aquarium. Aquariums are tricky environ...
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Robin at Rest

March 03, 2014 - The cats and I were bird watching the other day and had our eyes (and camera) focused on this cute fella taking a short...
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Golden Mums

September 24, 2013 - Freshly Watered Golden Mums
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