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“You are the only guardian of your own truth, so know your truth and protect it at all costs.” ― Gugu Mona This is an older photo which I find myself going back to from time to time. The photo was among the first I made with my then newly acquired 70-200 mm, f/2.8 lens. That lens has been my go-to lens ever since, despite it being quite heavy. It is just… Read More

“If you are made for flight, intended for it, you had better find a pursuer, fast. Otherwise, all that fleeing is going nowhere.” ― Dan Chiasson As I stood by the roadside, a large flock of birds suddenly lept to the air, spinning and weaving above the cornfield from which they had erupted. They flowed in the air like an apparition, then just as quickly, they descended and disappeared once more. All… Read More

“Laughing in the face of danger doesn’t negate the fear, it simply enables you to smile at it.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich I really wanted to title this “Get off my land!” but, “Alarm!” won out. This is very typical behaviour for male red winged blackbirds, especially during nesting season. They are very protective of their shoreline nests. The female will also join in with rapid chirps and tail fanning, but the male… Read More