Tag Archive: nature

African Birds: White-fronted bee-eater

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Surprisingly I found myself drawn, photographically, more to the birds of Africa than the big game animals… perhaps it had something to do with the vibrant colors…   This is the White-fronted bee-eater… Continue reading

African Flora – Frangipani – Plumeria

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During our tenure in Bahrain and Oman we have had various Frangipani/Plumeria trees on or near our homes. We have enjoyed the fragrance and beauty of the flowers… BUT these blossoms we found… Continue reading

Southern Rock Agama Lizard

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“Baxter” or is it”Bentley”

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  Baxter (or Bentley depending on who saw him first) was/is a feral cat at Peaceful Cove Resort where we were care taking the winter of 2011-2012. An handsome fellow who would approach… Continue reading

Lone Eagle

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  Other than cropping and fine tuning the brightness and contrast, no other Photoshop “magic” was applied to this image. To me it almost appears to be a drawing rather than a photograph.… Continue reading

Grasses on the bay.

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This image was actually a MISTAKE. I was checking out the  speed and f-stop settings and accidentally snapped a pic. Something about the picture intrigued me… so applying the ‘dry brush’ artistic filter… Continue reading

Trees

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I found the curves of the trunks and branches of these trees interesting.