October 09, 2007

Weekend Pictures

Some photographs from our morning at the Slide Rock Apple Festival in Oak Creek Canyon, near Sedona. An apple festival with a surprising lack of apples. Lots of cool wildlife, though.

Lesser Goldfinch
(Texas "black-backed" plumage...which is a little strange since this variety is normally not found west of New Mexico)

A water-skimming swarm of insects. No idea what they actually are.

Ornate Tree Lizard
Urosaurus ornatus

American Dipper
(I was experimenting with exposures, trying to capture details when my subject is in the shade)

1 comment:

JANINE said...

Looks like you are having fun with the new camera! I LIKE YOUR LITTLE NAME ON THE BOTTOM OF EACH PHOTO! DOES IT SAY SONJA WHEN SHE TAKES A PICTURE? WHEN ARE YA GONNA TRY TO MAKE SOME $$ WITH YOUR PICTURES LIKE YA TALKED ABOUT? I BET YOU COULD DO IT VERY EASILY, YOUR PHOTOS ARE AWESOME!!
;o)