Little Horned Buck at the Ramsey Canyon Park near Tucson Arizona posed for several pictures just like a model.  It was amazing to see so many young wildlife basking in the cool morning sun in late December.  This little lopsided horned buck was giving himself a quick morning spit bath.  If you are able to get to this area the photo opportunities abound as the wildlife feels very safe in the Canyon Park and seem to just go on for several poses.  The only challenge was trying to find them in full sunlight and they tended to sleep in shaded areas.Read More →

This little knobby kneed fawn just stood their looking at me as I took a number of pictures of him. This is by far one of my favorites of all those taken. It looked like he had just started walking and wasn’t quite sure footed yet. The little knees were twisted inward and he had his little tongue hanging out like he was say na..na.. just try and get me. Here are the before and after images. By using Photoshop the fawn color was brightened and the grass was also modified so that there was more depth to both. Before I got so involved with cookingRead More →

This image was one of my first attempts at creating what is called a compilation using Photoshop. It’s done by combining multiple images with layers and masking.  It took many hours and is of at least 5 separate photos taken during the early fall season as we drove along an Idaho highway or while visiting with friends in the Idaho Panhandle. The sky is an image that probably did not occur in Idaho but I liked the heavy clouds and deep blue sky.  I think it’s probably from the Caribbean. When altering the sky, it was important to keep in mind that there would be shadowingRead More →