High on Photography…

Animals

desert crossing …

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… well, for an ant, anyway.


foaming at the mouth …

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… well, actually, from the rear of a spittlebug, Google tells me.


Trouble & Bessie

Trouble the Cattle Dog has a new squeaky toy. Appropriately enough, it’s a cow.

Trouble the Blue Heeler with new best friend Bessie the squeaky cow

Trouble the Blue Heeler with new best friend Bessie the squeaky cow


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China: Panda

Panda, eating bamboo (but I repeat myself)


chipmunk diner …

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… in the woods at my university.


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China: Red Panda

Red Panda at Chongqing Zoo


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Harris Hawk in Flight

Harris Hawk in Flight with cocked head

I love the little cock of his head, as though he’s checking out what I’m doing down here.


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Barn Owl

Barn Owl coming to trainer, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum


Harris Hawk Dominance

Harris Hawks competing for a perch as dominance contest

Harris Hawks hunt in family groups. Generally the lead female is the alpha, but the new lead male is trying to establish his place, and is pushing her off the top perch on a Saguaro cactus. Shot at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum’s twice-daily Raptor Free Flight.


Santa Claus, RIP

Go tell the kids – Santa ain’t coming this year.

Who murdered Santa Claus?

Who murdered Santa Claus?


Dog. On a Rug.

Meet Trouble

Meet Trouble


hosting a guest …

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… a meadow demonstration project near my university,.


contemplating the leap …

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Tillie

My neighbor’s Shih-Tzu is a therapy dog out at the hospital and they’re doing a set of note cards featuring the best-looking in the pack. He asked me if I’d take some shots to see if they can get her in the collection. First crack at dog photography, so bear with me.

Tillie the Bronco Fan

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More from Carcassone Castle

As promised, here are the pictures from my Nikon D7200.  Again, I played with all of them in photoshop a bit, just to sharpen things up or make colors pop.  Nothing major.  Some of these didn’t turn out half bad.  The first one is of Dame Carcas.  She greets you at the front gate.

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Pony Express Monument

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Sidney, Nebraska – statue honoring the Pony Express. Artist – Peter M. Fillerup of Wild West Designs


more sheep …

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… bighorn sheep chillin’ in Badlands National Park.


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Pasturelands


siesta …

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… for six bighorn sheep in Badlands National Park.


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Buck


don’t bug me …

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