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My FISH!

Osprey with his fish perched on a branch.

My FISH!

My FISH!

Crowded in the Nest

The mother and her two young great blue herons share the nest.

Crowded in the Nest

Crowded in the Nest

Young Herons are Growing in the Rookery

The nests in the heron rookery are getting crowded these days as the young heron start to grow.

Young Herons in Rookery

Young Herons in Rookery

Great Blue Heron Rookery

Here are a number of great blue herons in the rookery.

Great Blue Heron Rookery

Great Blue Heron Rookery

First Snow of Winter!

Here is a photo of the first snowfall this winter!  A good one!

First Snow of Winter

First Snow of Winter

Surprise! Spring Snow!

The snow has returned once more for this year.  I woke to a winter wonderland of snow covering virtual everything.

Spring Snow on the trees

Spring Snow on the trees

Spring Snow Everywhere 

Spring Snow Everywhere 

Spring Snow on the Bird Feeder

Spring Snow on the Bird Feeder

Bucks in the Snow

Here are three photographs of whitetail buck deer standing in the snow in the forest.  They are all aware of my presence and are keeping a close eye on me.  These photographs where taken with my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a Sigma 150-600 mm lens set at 300 to 500 mm.  The shutter speed was set to 1/800 second, the aperture was set to F6.3 and the ISO ranged from 2500 to 4000 depending on the light available.  All shoots where taken early in the morning, just after sun rise.

Buck in the Snow 1

Buck in the Snow 1

Buck in the Snow 2

Buck in the Snow 2

Buck in the Snow 3

Buck in the Snow 3

Winter Snow & Ice!

Early on a winter's morning the snow and ice clings tightly to the branches of the trees.  This photograph was take with my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a 400 mm lens.  The shutter speed was set to 1/1000 second, the aperture was set at f6.3 and the ISO was 100.

Winter Shnow & Ice

Winter Shnow & Ice

Winter Buck 2

I found a new buck on Old Quarry trial today.  He was there with a number of other does and young deer.  This photography was taken with my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a 400 mm lens. The shutter speed was seat at 1/400 second, the aperture was set at F5.6 and the ISO was set at 2000 in the low morning light.

Buck in the Forest

Buck in the Forest


Winter Farm!

A cold winter day on the farm taken outside of Ottawa.  This photograph was taken with my Canon REBEL T2i camera and a 50 mm lens.  The shutter speed was set to 1/640 second, the aperture was set to F8 and the ISO was set to 100.

Winter Farm

Winter Farm

Hey! Who's That?

Two young white-tail deer in the winter forest.  Deer tend to gather is herds of 10 to 30 or more in the winter for protection and search for food in a group. This photograph was taken with a my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a 400 mm lens. The shutter speed was set at 1/160 second, the aperture was set at f6.3 and the ISO 800.

Two Young Whitetail Deer

Two Young Whitetail Deer