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Adventures In Photography

Taking pictures is one of the crazy joys in life.  

“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.”  – Dorothea Lange

Cattle Egrets in Allen?  What?

Cattle Egrets in Allen? What?

Cattle Egrets in Allen?  That seems crazy!  The other day, I was walking around this beautiful little neighborhood lake, trying to get some pictures of a Great Egret and some wood ducks swimming and hunting in this local pond.  I noticed some strange sounds coming...

Caution – Watch for Snakes…

Caution – Watch for Snakes…

Snakes!  Eeeeeek!  As most of you know, hiking and taking photos on my hikes is one of my favorite things to do in my free time.  Recently, however, since Spring has sprung, my hikes have taken on a new feel.  A creepy, crawly, uncomfortable feel...  If you are one of...

Lens Flare!  What?  Can I Get Rid of It?

Lens Flare! What? Can I Get Rid of It?

Lens flare? What? Who knew? I was out at a local conservation area in my neighborhood recently with my Canon 5D Mark IV with my 70-200 zoom lens attached.  I was out hiking around looking specifically for birds, but the area around me was so beautiful, that I decided...

The Day I Dropped My Canon 5D Mark IV

The Day I Dropped My Canon 5D Mark IV

Yes...I dropped my Canon 5D Mark IV.  Just typing out those words hurts my heart!  I had just come back from a nice, long, relaxing day at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge with Midnight, my camera.  (Yes...my camera has a name.  That should...