Pre Moonrise at Bob Herman Wildlife Preserve

2012 Week #18

The big news this weekend was the Super Moon. Well, the Super Moon wasn’t so super. It was beautiful, but because it was so dark the photos were not worthy. It’s a shame the sunset before the moon rose, otherwise I could have gotten some excellent photos. Luckily I snapped a couple of other photos […]

Fun with Photography (ISO)

Here’s is another installment from my travel photography course at Matador U. This time the assignment is practicing with ISO. I’ll be honest. I don’t mess with ISO much. I often forget to adjust it and if I have a tripod on hand I don’t find many opportunities to change ISO. Today I have an […]

Musk Ox

Nothing Screams Earth Week like Taxidermy

Actually taxidermy probably speaks anti Earth Week, but let me explain. Wednesday night I signed in to Twitter and found out that the #FriFotos theme was Earth Week, which starts Sunday.  I was stumped.  A few thoughts crossed my mind, but nothing excited me.  I thought about taking photos of an old globe I had, […]

Turtles on Log

Wildlife in Downtown Bellevue – The Mercer Slough

I didn’t go hiking this weekend, unless you count another failed attempt to get a sunrise photos, but I did run into the office to get a file and that turned into quite an adventure. It started out nearly disastrous.  I’ll never go into the office without my cell phone and I’ll never use the elevator on […]

Foggy Road

Bob Herman Wildlife Preserve at Thomas’ Eddy

As I mentioned in this week’s Photos of the Week post, I attempted to capture the sunrise again in Snohomish, Washington.  Although the fog, decided that was not going to happen, I still want to share my photos and some information about the Bob Herman Wildlife Park at Thomas’ Eddy.  I’m told this park has […]