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Something to Howl About!

It started with the hot air balloons taking off in the distance. This time of year is the peak balloon season in the desert - it just depends on the wind currents where they start. This is only about half...

“Hunting” for Wildlife

I'm having fun hiking with the AF-S Nikkor 300mm trying to hunt for wildlife. A lot of birds... But a few other critters as well.. Two Jackrabbits running away in the wash. Sometimes you take a picture that just makes...

Jackrabbit!

I see more rattlesnakes up close than jackrabbits when hiking, and almost am never able to get a photo. I did have a zoom lens, so I guess that helps. This guy came bounding quickly up behind me and paused...

Glamour Ssssssssshots!

It doesn't happen as often as many think, but if you are a frequent hiker in Arizona, you will likely encounter a rattlesnake from time to time - even on the most public of trails.  And as I am often...