Blog: Words and images

Fall reflection


It’s Sunday, so it’s time for another photo of the week and the story behind the image.

Canada geese floating on a lake surrounded by fall colors from trees reflecting in the water makes for an attractive, tranquil photo. That’s why I shot this scene a few years ago. The early morning autumn sun was illuminating the trees across the lake, creating a very nice reflection. The position of the geese was perfect, resting on the transition from yellow reflections to red reflections.

Photographing zoos


This may sound odd, especially with all the wildlife photos I’ve captured through the years, but it’s more difficult for me to get quality photos at a zoo, the subject of my featured gallery for October, than it is in the wild.

It seems like it should be the other way around. After all, I know exactly where the animals are at a zoo. There are maps and signs showing where to find animals. Can't miss 'em. Just walk up to the pen and start shooting. …