• Kip’s Comments 5-5-21

      For That Guy Yesterday I shared thoughts about a friend who gives me a hard time as I chase wildlife with my camera. (His comments are in good spirit.) Perhaps one of his favorite species to joke about is the red-winged blackbird. Due to limited photography options today, I pursued the red-winged blackbirds just …

  • Kip’s Comments 5-4-21

      Secretly Wishing? For the first time in more than a year I am attending in-person training with counterparts from across the state. One of my cohorts gives me an incredible amount of grief (in good spirits) about my passion for nature photography. One breath he will be asking if I photographed a snail migration …

  • Kip’s Comments 5-3-21

      Moisture Enhanced Colors During my time outdoors today I was fortunate to look for birds as it was raining lightly. While the moisture posed issues for my equipment, it also enhanced the colors I was looking for. Drab colors had more of a glow and normally bright colors really looked nice. When this yellow …

  • Kip’s Comments 5-2-21

      Right Place, Right Time, Unless You were the Squirrel This morning my nephew and I were driving across the Cedar River when I spotted an adult bald eagle standing in the water. Based on past experiences, I feared the eagle was in trouble and I would be spending the afternoon rescuing the bird, ill …