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One photo a day challenge: Day 100. I spent this morning at one of our local parks hoping to photograph migratory birds that tend to show up around this time of year each year. Unfortunately, the migratory birds did not make an appearance today. Hopefully I will see them soon. So, no migratory bird photos or observations. But a day outside enjoying some fresh air, nature, and watching some birds is still… Read More

One photo a day challenge: Day 93: Today I spent some time at one of our local parks looking for migratory birds to photograph. It is the time of year migratory birds start arriving in and moving through our area in New York. There is a local park right in my home town with a small lake that seems to be a regular stop over for many birds migrating up farther north…. Read More

One photo a day challenge: Day 86. Today was another great day to sit outside at home and watch the birds in the evening. Recently I noticed the arrival of Eastern Bluebirds to our yard. The Eastern Bluebirds have been checking out the Purple Martin house in our yard as they search for a nest site. The martin house usually ends up occupied by Tree Swallows, but some day I hope to… Read More

One photo a day challenge: Day 81. Another beautiful day for bird watching at home. Warm temperatures. Bright sunlight. And Plenty of bird activity. I started off todays post work day birding with a walk around the yard. I wanted to see if there are any bird happenings that I couldn’t observe from the deck. Mourning doves were perched high in a tree. The titmice and black-capped chickadees flitted about the grape… Read More

One phot a day challenge: Day 80. Today was a perfect day for birding. The weather was great. The sun was out. And the birds were active. One of the reasons we chose to live where we do is the access to nature it provides. We have a nice yard with woodlands surrounding us. And we have trees distributed across the yard for birds to move through. We have multiple bird feeders… Read More

One photo a day challenge: Day 79. The first day of spring was a beautiful day. Got out for a nice run. Checked a lot of things off the to do list. I saw that today was supposed to be nice weather. I tried to plan and be prepared. Seemed like it would be a good day to try to photograph some of the early spring birds that have been showing up… Read More

One photo a da y challenge: Day 72. Today I was able to get out and take photographs multiple times. I have not done that in quite some time. Went for a run with some friends early in the morning. I was able to take my camera with me. Photographed a little of the scenery around the Chemung River. Later I went outside in our yard to play with our dogs. And… Read More

One photo a day challenge: Day 64. Photography is about communication. But not just the communication that is represented in the photographs you share. It is also about the communication that happens when you are creating your photographs. It is about the people and places you interact with. The people you talk to. It is about how getting gout creating art connects us to other people and places. Today I went down… Read More

One photo a day challenge: Day 52. Today I really felt like I wanted to get outside. It was a beautiful day. Sunny. Relatively warm for the winter we have been having, especially lately. The goal was to go out and create some photography out in nature. Find interesting subjects. Take advantage of a beautiful day. Enjoy nature. Enjoy nature and hopefully come away with having created some beautiful images. I had… Read More

One photo a day challenge: Day 24. Today I had the opportunity to get back to one of the kinds of photography I really enjoy. The weather was decent. The sunlight was penetrating the cloud cover. And most importantly, there were birds. We filled our birdfeeders today. And I sat inside avoiding the cold. Watching the birds come and go from the feeders. I was paying attention to the light. The sun… Read More

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