A fluffy phoebe, looking like it had been dragged backwards through a bush.
A different look at another common gull.
Finding ways to enjoy gulls that don’t require strong identification skills.
Getting fast-moving lizards to stand still long enough for the shot is a minor triumph.
Another “who’s lookin’ at who moment” in Australia.
Coming to terms with the limitations of my camera (and of me!) in bird photography doesn’t mean giving up entirely.
Considering the joys of low expectations in life, travel, birding, and photography.
OK, enough with the black and white photography. On our first island landing in the Galapagos, we saw these colourful beasties. On the black lava, they stood out like, well, a Sally Lightfoot Crab, I guess. They might have evolved a coloration that would allow them to, you know, blend …
Reflecting on the joys of digital versus film as it relates to encouraging taking chances with a picture, and the wonders of being more lucky than good.