Category Archives: Animals

In Western Mongolia

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Mongolia 2014 I read that the dromedary camel looks as if it had been designed by a committee. But the Bactrian was designed by the hand of God. It is a beautiful creature…as beautiful as a horse and that is … Continue reading

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Golden Eagle

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Kazakhstan 2016 A Golden Eagle, eager to hunt, tries to fly from its perch on the hunter’s arm. Her tethered feet hold her captive.  The birds didn’t seem bothered by hanging upside down for a few seconds. The hunters are attentive … Continue reading

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Eliminating Backgrounds

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San Diego Wild Animal Park 2017 First you need to have a sharp shot and it isn’t that easy. Right after the bird takes flight is your best chance and here the crane’s foot is just barely touching the ground. … Continue reading

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Rearing Horse with Rider

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Almaty, Kazakhstan 2016 This looks like fun, but is dangerous. The horse can fall over backward and crush his rider. It’s one of those things that you shouldn’t try at home. I flattened the contrast and muted the colors to … Continue reading

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Portrait of Two Giraffes

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U.S.A. 2017 San Diego Wild Animal Park I am pleased if I can get a shot of two or more somethings in a pleasing pose. I was lucky on this day when the shorter giraffe began to rub its head … Continue reading

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Portrait of an African Bull Elephant

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San Diego, CA: Wild Animal Park 2017 The elephants were happy in their enclosure. Anyone could see that. They weren’t rocking back and forth as elephants do when they feel captive. They were beautiful.

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Koi

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U.S.A  San Diego, CA 2017 I spent nearly a half hour shooting the koi as they swam about their pool at the Japanese Garden in Balboa Park. Their colors and the way their shimmering bodies formed different designs made it … Continue reading

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Perfect Light

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U.S.A. San Diego, CA 2107 We visited the San Diego Wild Animal Park for my birthday celebration. We took a ‘safari’ through the park’s 1,800 acres. It was a lot like an African Safari except animals weren’t hunting each other. … Continue reading

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Zoo Adventure

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San Diego, CA 2017 I took a few minutes in the aviary to practice with my new tele-extenders. Don’t know the name of these birds but I love their pose. The angle of their body corresponds with the tree trunk in … Continue reading

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Bagan: Monk at Play

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Bagan, Burma 2011 I wanted a shot of bullock carts racing along the dusty plains but the monsoons had barely ended and the ground was too wet. We compromised with bullock carts driving down a picturesque road. Luckily, we had … Continue reading

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