Saturday, May 29, 2010
My May Newsletter is now available online at http://www.tomhaxbyphotos.com/Newsletter/May_2010_Newsletter.htm
Thursday, May 20, 2010
I have been planting native wildflowers in my yard for a few years now. Some are doing quite well. Who needs to mow grass when you can grow flowers? Of course they become models for my camera when they look their best. This columbine was just outside of my back door. The dark background was part the dark area under my deck and part a few tweaks in Photoshop©.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
If it weren't for some excess vegetation I would really like the image of a tricolor heron at the Pickney Wildlife Refuge in South Carolina. Quite an amazing place. Next up is a green heron. Beautiful bird striking a good pose for the camera. The last is a great egret carrying a stick for a nest building project.
Friday, May 7, 2010
Went to the Pickney Wildlife Refuge on the South Carolina coast yesterday. There were so many birds and one gator. The gator kinda startled me as I did not see it at first and it was close to the trail. Kinda makes you nervous being about 25 feet away from an alligator. Many of the birds were nesting and some had young birds. Unfortunately, I could not get a photo of the young birds.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Saturday, May 1, 2010
Thanks to our NANPA leader, Bill Lea, our group at Cataloochee Cove in the Smokies captured this image. I have even learned a couple of new techniques. One more Smokies shoot tomorrow morning. With our leader Donna Eaton, we found some amazing trilliums, and with Bell Campbell we found the painted trillum to be posted later. Some light does not faze me any more.