Tag: Nature

Fishing Cat

The Fishing Cat from the National Zoo. Fishing cats are found in Southeast Asia, fishing cats range from about 25 pounds for males to about 15 pounds for females. Head and body length is 25 to 34 inches.

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A Cloudy Sunday Morning

It was a cloudy Sunday morning. I’ve been up since 6am, it’s now 6:45 and still cannot decide if I’m going to go out to ride my bike or to run. I finally decided to go for a bike ride, I went to this lake nearby, it’s nice there in the morning. Fresh air, quite, […]

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Close up of a Fly

This photo was taken one morning while I was hiking in the forest. The fly was on top of the leaf and wasn’t moving so I took the opportunity and tried to get close as much as I can. I was using my EF 85mm F/1.8 at that time with the Pro Optic Budget Auto […]

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Hover Fly

I took this photo while walking in the woods, it took me sometime to find a good subject. Then I saw this dandelions on the side of the trail. As I moved into a crouching position, this little fella came and the rest is history. We’re both happy we found our subject. He had a […]

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Bird In Focus

This is one of my favorite photo from the 2013 Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo walk that was held Oct 5, 2013. Here’s another picture I shot from the photo walk that was chosen by our photo walk leader as the best photo and submitted for the contest.

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Flower Close-up

I love to take pictures of flowers, I don’t know, I guess, it relaxes me whenever I see them. I’ve notice that every time I set out to photograph bugs/insects, I always ended up with more photos of flowers than bugs. This is probably a good thing right, a study shows that flowers can reduced depression […]

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Dragonfly

 Download Hi-Res | Buy Print You can also see all my Nature Close-Up Collection here. Gear: Canon EOS 60D 18 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD (Body Only) Tamron AF 180mm F/3.5 Di SP  Macro Lens  

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The Busy Bee

Shot with the Olympus PEN E-PL1 and the Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm F/4.0-5.6 R Zoom Lens. Shot at 150mm, 1/1250, F/5.6, ISO 1000, Shutter Speed Priority. Please click here to buy a print of this photo. You can also see all my Nature and Wildlife Photos here. Gear: OLYMPUS 12.3 Megapixel E-PL1 Pen Camera Olympus M. 40-150mm […]

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Bald Eagle

This was shot last year during the 2013 Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo walk that was held Oct 5, 2013. Here’s another picture I shot from the photo walk that was chosen by our photo walk leader as the best photo and submitted for the contest. Please click here to buy a print of this photo. […]

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Infrared Landscape in Black and White

If I remember it right, I made this photo July of 2013. This was made with my Full Spectrum OLYMPUS 12.3 Megapixel E-PL1 Pen Camera with the version 1 Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN -Micro 4/3 , I also have the Hoya 58mm RM-72 Infrared Filter. — Please click here to buy a print of […]

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Up Close with Daisies : Macro

When I see Daisies, I get really excited because I know spring is just around the corner. After weeks of freezing winter storm it’s nice to think that we’re almost nearing the end of winter. To buy a print, please click here. To see my nature close-up photo collection available in print, please click here. […]

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The Yellow Flower

This one was from my lightroom archives.  If I remember it right, this was taken like a year ago.  

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Mandrill – My Favorite Shot at the 2013 Scott Kelby WorldWide PhotoWalk

Of all the photos I shot, this is my favorite. I’m just fascinated by this monkey. Mandrills spend most of their time on the ground of the rainforest. When threatened, they go up into the trees. Primary predators are humans and leopards. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 7DExposure ProgramShutter PriorityExposure Time1/640F Number2.8ISO500Focal Length200mmMetering ModePattern

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The Butterfly HDR Effect

  Another hot day in the forest, another picture.  Yes it was hot that day, I remember finishing up my gatorade even before I got home. Well, I got a few good shots and it’s all worth it. I don’t usually bring along my monopod when walking in the woods, simply because I don’t want […]

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The Bee in The Forest

I love the forest, I love to go on long walks into the woods, I don’t know, just being there refreshes me, it makes me happy. It makes me forget that busy stressful world I’m in. So if I feel I want to hit my reset button, I go into the forest.

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Up Close with a Butterfly

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Infrared HDR Panorama With my PEN E-PL1 Full Spectrum

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Trees, Another Infrared Photo

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Stacking the Stink Bug

Here’s another photo done with the help of focus stacking. I took more than 7 shots of this bug, and use 4 out of those 7. This was shot using my Canon EOS 60D, Tamron 180mm F/3.5, ISO320, F/8, 1/250. If you need help with focus stacking, you can read the short post I wrote […]

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Stacking Dandelions to Get a Dandelion

It came pretty good. I took 8 frames and pick 4 to use for focus stacking. I shot this handheld, turning the focus ring on each shot to focus to a portion of the dandelion head.

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