Photographing Birds at Bosque del Apache in New Mexico



Mary and I were at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge about a month ago to photograph snow geese and Sandhill cranes.  This was our second try here at bird photography.  Whether you are a birder or just a curious outdoors person, this place is a must.  Here is what you might see. Continue reading


Photographing the Temecula Balloon and Wine Festival

Evening Balloon Glow

A few weeks ago, Mary and I met our good friends and excellent photographers, Jack Graham and Greg Duncan in Temecula.  They were selling fine art photographic prints and photography workshops.  Mary and I were drinking Temecula wine and making photos of the balloons.  Here is what we saw. Continue reading

Photographing the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Detail from Balloons

Mary and I travelled to Albuquerque, New Mexico in October to see the world-famous Balloon Fiesta.  Though it runs for a full nine days, we attended two days on the last weekend.  The Balloon Fiesta is a world-renowned attraction and destination.  People from all over the world come to Albuquerque to celebrate ballooning.  We saw hundreds of balloons at the huge Balloon Fiesta Park that is the base for the balloon launches. Continue reading