Now that Spring is fully underway, many animals are plentiful and active near the canyon, especially the deer. Here are nine recent pictures from the cams. Happy Sunday and please enjoy!
The Sun comes up so early these days, and the Moon and Jupiter are close by. Today I was able to photograph a fifth moon of Jupiter, something that I haven’t seen before. Please enjoy these two pictures from 0500 this morning!
I took a clear picture of Jupiter and its four moons at dawn yesterday, and wanted to share five favorites of these distant planets. Jupiter is ~525M mi/ 845M km away, and Saturn is ~800M mi/1.3B km distant. Please enjoy!
Here are six photos taken during the waxing, full, and waning moon these last four nights, including dawn today. Please enjoy!
Happy Tuesday! Here is a small collection of recent beauty borrowed from nature – Four photographs. Please enjoy!
We had a cloudburst which is very unusual this time of year. Here are five of my favorites from the evening. Please enjoy!
I always take my camera with me down to the pond. Here are seven favorites from yesterday. Please enjoy!
My gamecam captured the first daytime picture of a gray fox I have seen, going for a drink at Nance Pond on May 20th. It is rare for them to venture out during the day. Enjoy!
This sequence of four photos is from yesterday morning, from the gamecam in the side yard. This young buck is around the property often. Enjoy!
At least two large weather systems are converging over our area, making for an endless show. Here are eight favorites of mine. The first four are from last evening, and the second four are from this morning. Enjoy!
To honor my Norwegian roots, I am celebrating today, May 17th, the national day of Norway. My paternal grandmother was from Norway. Please enjoy this photo of a meteor from last night, as Norway’s holiday had already begun:
While I was outside taking pictures of the clouds just now, three vultures began flying through the yard and close overhead. Here is a good picture of one of them. it was a brief bit of magic:
Here are four photos from this morning. Enjoy!
I awoke around three this morning and saw that the sky was clear, so a good time to take 30s. time exposures of the Milky Way. Here are my favorite four. In the last photo, the faint vertical track of a satellite can be seen heading northeast. Please enjoy!
These are scenes near Schwerin Castle (completed 973 AD) except the last one. Please enjoy these seven images:
We walked downtown, and also visited the Royal Museum. Here are six favorites of mine:
A small flock has moved into the pond perimeter this Spring. Here are three of my favorite pictures from today. Enjoy!
Happy Saturday, all!
From my gamecams this morning. The deer are coming close to the house now. Here are three pictures. Enjoy!
Another brief travelogue – Please enjoy these seven photos!
Here are seven pictures from my visit, each with a caption. Most are of the island, as that is where my family lived from 1969 to 1972. When our family arrived large demonstrations had just ended – in favor of Mao Tse Tung’s Cultural Revolution. This time the large demonstrations began the day after IContinue reading “Hong Kong 2019”
This looks very much like late afternoon, until you notice the stars, and that the lights are on.
It was early morning during our visit and we were the first group to arrive, so I had the angels to myself.
From a visit last year, the week before the pandemic shut the world down. It was cold, though quite scenic too.
Here is a striking personification of natural curiosity and focus by a turkey vulture, as it spotted me, and came over for a visit while I was down at the pond yesterday. The wingspan of these birds is about six feet, or just under two meters. Since coming to Paradise I have felt a kinshipContinue reading “Turkey Vulture at Nance Pond”
I was down at Nance Pond behind the house and this one flew into a nearby tree. They are songbirds and this one was singing. Enjoy!
This one landed in the side yard and is taking off again. Enjoy!