Finca El Girasol, Guanica, Puerto Rico

Recently a friend from the photo club I belong to, posted some of the most spectacular photos of the sunflower field at Matthiessen State Park in Oglesby, Illinois, that I have ever seen. The field was bursting with these tall, beautiful sunflower blooms, what almost seemed to me like they were growing in unison.  Really […]

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Birds of a Feather: Belted Kingfisher

Oh, those days when I tell myself  ‘I am going hiking without the company of my heavy long lens’ turns out to be the day I wish I had gone hiking with my heavy long lens. Hopefully, I will be able lucky enough to spot this Kingfisher the next time I visit Taltree Arboretum and […]

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Birds of A Feather: American Goldfinch (I Think?!)

So many birds, so little time. I am by any means an Ornithologist a.k.a. Birdologist, I simply enjoy discovering them with the help of my camera.  We all know common types of birds like robins, sparrows and cardinals, but when I am trying to identify birds not so commonly known to me, I typically refer […]

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Spring Awakening: The Chicago Botanic Garden – Orchid Show 2017

For weeks I had been anxiously waiting to visit the Chicago Botanic Garden’s  annual orchid show for the first time ever and finally was able to make it out to Glencoe, Illinois last weekend. I had made arrangements with my friend and fellow photographer enthusiast, Tamara, for a super early start to our day (I find […]

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“Unofficial” Starve Rock Photography Club: February 26, 2017

Yet another beautiful February day in the Midwest for our monthly photo club meet at Starve Rock State Park. Boy!…am I sore today, but as always, a fun time (even with the little spill I took in the mud on our way to St. Louis Canyon.) This month we hiked to the Aurora Canyon first […]

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Spring’s Color Fest: Gibbs Gardens| Ball Ground, Georgia

With the arrival of Spring almost here, I thought it would be a good time to post some of my photographs of spring blooms to remind us of what is waiting for us just around the corner. The first time I visited Gibbs Gardens in Ball Ground, Georgia it was at the tale end of […]

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