sur·prise: noun: an unexpected or astonishing event, fact, or thing verb: cause (someone) to feel mild astonishment or shock synonyms: astonishment, amazement, incredulity, wonder One reason I like photography is because it often pleasantly surprises me. If you do a search on this blog (https://edrosack.com/?s=surprise). you’ll find I’ve used the word many times. Today I have … Continue reading Photography Surprises
When I wrote about Father Crowley Overlook a couple weeks ago, I realized I had several promising Death Valley images in my archives that I’d never processed. A trip like that can be overwhelming, and dealing with so many photos takes time and effort. I suppose back then I picked out ones I thought were … Continue reading A nice surprise
It’s been awhile since I’ve been to Viera Wetlands, or actually since I’ve done any bird photography at all – so yesterday (8/28/10) I visited with the Photography Interest Group to see what’s going on.
Jim Boland sent out his latest email newsletter last Thursday and it made me want to visit the refuge again. The last time I’d been was a while ago and before Hurricane Ian. I charged up my batteries and left early on Friday morning to explore. There are still some road closures over there (see … Continue reading Merritt Island NWR – 11/4/22
Since I hadn’t gone through my photos from that morning in Sanford, Florida, I used an iPhone image I like from under the bridge at Wayside Park for last week’s blog post. I’ve processed the others now and have several more that I’m partial to. This is on the old bridge that you could see … Continue reading More from Wayside Park
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C. Clarke The wizards at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology have cast some potent spells with the latest update to their free Merlin Bird ID app. I’ve had it on my iPhone for ages (it’s also available for Android). But I got used to the iBird … Continue reading Bird Sound Wizardry
Have you ever had one of those photography outings? The kind where you’re not sure any of the photos will be worth the effort? Where it feels like you’re just going through the motions? Hindsight: Perception of the significance and nature of events after they have occurred. https://www.thefreedictionary.com/hindsight I hadn’t been to Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge since March. The weather forecast when I got up … Continue reading A Marvelous Morning After All
Here’s one more post to finish up with photos from our road trip. These are all from time we spent at and near the new Central Florida Photo Ops field office in Nashville, Tennessee. I’d never heard of the Parthenon in Nashville’s Centennial Park before MK took us there. It was originally built for Tennessee’s … Continue reading Tennessee – May 2021
I’d heard some reports of American White Pelicans visiting Lake Davis in downtown Orlando. When MK confirmed they were there, we agreed to meet last Tuesday morning for a walk and a look-see.
Here’s a portrait of a young Wood Stork in Parrish Park, Titusville from a few weeks ago. I think these birds are interesting and I like the sharp focus and the blurred background isolating the subject. A portrait of a stork as a young bird You don’t often see these in urban settings and I’d … Continue reading Lucky