Dragonfly

This Eight Spotted Skimmer let me get somewhat close. The f/4 aperture allowed the eyes only to be focused. Is the dragonfly coming or going? 1/2000 sec Time for rest Helicopter or Dragonfly

Nautical fun

Enjoying the day on the water. Looks easy! Puget Sound and Seattle viewed from Alki Beach, many people enjoying the water. Cruise ship ready sail. Transportation to and from Seattle and Bremerton, WA… Continue reading

Mushroom Day

If you can identify any of these mushrooms…great, please leave a reply. All mushrooms shot in Western Washington state. Thanks Twist and shine. 100/2.8 macro @ f/8, 2 sec, ISO-200, Center weighted meter… Continue reading

Flora

Spot free ladybug, unusual to see. Looks harmless, but is the Tyrannosaurus Rex of the bug world. Used in many gardens for bug control. Dahlia’s and bee’s…perfect match! Used a flash for some… Continue reading

Live Action…Stopped

Experimenting with the shutter at high speed. 43/1.9 @ f/2, 1/1000, ISO-1250, spot meter 300/4 @ f/4, 1/1250, ISO-250 Hottest drummer in the land. 100/2.8 @ 1/800, ISO-200 Overhead view? Optical illusion 50/2.8… Continue reading

Birds

Anna Hummingbird America Robin Flying Chocolate Lab Rock Pigeon Northern Flicker Blackbird Western Bluebird Seagull

Snow Raven

Captured this Raven in a white-out at Hurricane Ridge, Olympic Mountains, WA. The Raven seldom flapped his wings as he glided through the wind and snow. Its amazing how they adapt to their… Continue reading

Simple

Moonshine

Found an old pier pylon and streetlight to border the moon. 100/2.8 @ f/11, 2.5sec, ISO-100, spot meter Got lucky with the clouds, makes it a little mysterious. 100/2.8 @ f/8, 1/10sec, ISO-100,… Continue reading

Floaters

Captured these right around twilight, used a strobe and noticed the background almost gone. I used lightroom and underexposed the background to make them float. Camera set to spot meter the rim in… Continue reading