I found theses cute little chicks wandering close to a beach in Kauai and took several pictures of them. The image was cropped to remove some distracting background.  I’ve thought it would make for a fun Easter card.   The chicks had little flicks of dirt on their feathers which was removed using the Spot Healing Brush Tool in Photoshop. Red was popped up a bit in mid-tones. Click here to see an original non modified picture with small twigs on the right hand birds head and little bits of dirt on the feathers like to see it.  The modified has saturation enhanced and I used the burnRead More →

These tiny little bitty hummingbirds hatched directly over my barbecue one season.  I couldn’t bring myself to remove them so there was no use of the barbecue so it sat there, idle.. cold and neglected for at least several months. It was such a pleasure to watch momma bird bring them their meals and feed them several times a day.  We were able to watch from right inside my home from a big kitchen window.  These pictures were taken outside with me perched on a chair and I was surprised that the mom let me get so close without freaking out. To view the pictures in larger sizeRead More →