Monday, January 29, 2007

Luke!.............................. Lion at US National Zoo +video

Luke is one of the National Zoo's new Lions. He's such a playful little bugger...

Here are a couple more photos and a video:




Sunday, January 28, 2007

Butterstick - 1/27/2007 with Video

Butterstick - 1/27/2007
Originally uploaded by Nikographer [Jon].
So, I've recently added a camera that does video to my bag. It's a small Nikon point and shoot, with video and VR (S7c).

Here's a video of Tai Shan and Mei Xiang from 1/27/2007:


Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Emotion, Color and Movement

Cooper's Checks me out
Originally uploaded by Nikographer [Jon].

Sunrise @ Blackwater, w/ Moon

Movement, I like blur for that, but not always:
Soyono gets a bit fed up with the cubs

I've come to realize that the things that catch my eye, the photos that stand out are the ones that contain one or more of the following: emotion, movement and color.

I've been getting more and more in to podcasts on photography, the latest of which is "the candid frame". There's some really great stuff to listen to there.


Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Made it back to Blackwater and it was great. There were Bald Eagles, Great Blue Herons, Hawks, Ducks, While Pelicans, and much more...

GBH pre-sunrise:
The Early Bird Gets The Fish

Here Comes the Magic (pre-sunrise):
Here comes the magic

Thousands of Red-Winged Blackbirds!
A few Red-Winged Blackbirds! @ Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Maryland

A pair of mature Bald Eagles in a tree watching the sunrise...
a GOOD morning

About 20 White Pelicans:
White Pelicans @ Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Maryland