• Kip’s Comments 4-19-18

      A Surprise or Two in a Surprise Over the past few days I have received phone calls, text messages, and Facebook messages telling me about an exceptionally large collection of American white pelicans and double-crested cormorants on a borrow pit/lake not too far away. Saints Lake is located adjacent to a major highway with …

  • Kip’s Comments 4-18-18

      Muted Adverse weather like we had today created numerous opportunities for unusual photographic compositions. The challenges were multiple – low light levels, very little contrast for my autofocus system to work with, soft colors, and the physical challenges a photographer faces when on the water during a snowstorm.      I was not sure …

  • Kip’s Comments 4-17-18

      On The Water – Parts 1 and 2 Part 1 – Today’s work schedule began very early, allowing me ample time to go paddling this afternoon at Sweet Marsh. No matter where a person looks at the marsh right now, you see wildlife. Much of the animal activity is waterfowl-based, but the egrets and …

  • Kip’s Comments 4-16-18

      Story Tellers I would be surprised to learn that most people do what I do when I see a large number of turkey vultures in one area. Some may find the gatherings interesting and move on. When possible, I do my best to find the “attraction” for the vultures. The birds do not realize …