Wildlife through my new Canon 5D Mark III

I wanted to restart my blogging with a shot from my new Canon 5D Mark III camera. I’ve had it for a couple of weeks and have already shot so much with it. The very first week out of the box I had a video shoot in Anaheim CA for the company where I warmed…

Birds Superb Gallery

Bird Superb, a gallery on Flickr. As I connect with other avian photographers around the world we tend to share each others pictures with our friends. In this Flickr Gallery you will ┬ásee 16 of the most beautiful bird pictures I’ve seen. Click the link and check out the gallery called Birds Superb. As superb…

Sunset over the Everglades

  Sunset over the Everglades – March, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. The Everglades begins just below the sugar cane fields in Palm Beach County and runs over a hundred miles to the south where it ends up in Florida Bay just below Everglades National Park. Many people think that the entire Florida Everglades is a…

Quaker Pair

Quaker Pair, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. I’ve been photographing Quaker Parrots in my home and in the wild since 1996 when we brought Stanley my first Quaker Parrot home from the store and I have enjoyed it so much. Stanley really gave me the inspiration to start taking a lot of bird pictures. Many years…

Canon SX1 IS – Migration to the Modern

In the 1940s and 1950’s my dad was a fine photographer using a 4×5 Graflex Speed Graphic to take scenic and family portraits. I remember he had a darkroom someplace in the house to process the film from those funny black holders but I was too young to go there so I didn’t get trained…

Smiling Glossy Ibis

Smiling Glossy Ibis, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. Here is my 10-10-10 contribution, a Glossy Ibis. I captured this shot in Green Cay, Palm Beach co. and rendered to a pencil drawing using Mediachance DAP2. I have included the full poster resolution so that you can check out the detailed pencil strokes. There are about 500,000…

Sandhill Chorus

[flickr video=5047567792 show_info=true w=600 h=341] Sandhill Chorus Originally uploaded by QuakerVille JO and I are in Central Florida for a couple days visiting her high school class group. One of the places we pass through is the Orlando to Kissimmee corridor where we usually see Sand hill Cranes. We stopped at a flock of about…

Paddeling

Paddeling, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. Florida Bay is just below the southern tip of Florida and is the where the Atlantic ocean meets the Gulf of Mexico. Where the mainland ends and the water begins is a beautiful and calm waterway between the Everglades National Park and many islands of various sizes that stretch from…

Afternoon Waves

Afternoon Waves, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. I love to watch the waves come in, especially when the sky has some personality. This is an afternoon sky over the Atlantic Ocean somewhere around Dania Beach, Florida. This is an Art Rendering of a HDRi shot of a peaceful beach scene.

Zebras in the Rain

Zebras in the Rain, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. Usually you want a nice, clear day when you go out taking pictures. In fact most of the time I check the weather channel, satellites, radar, weather bureau forecast and connect to local internet weather stations just before I go to a shoot. If I suspect that…