Some of my favorite Macro photos!
Bald Eagle – Broomfield Open Space
This is one of my all-time favorite photos that I have taken. There are often one, or two Bald Eagles that nest down in the open space in Broomfield, Colorado, near my house. I run past them all of the time, but never have a camera ready. Then, the few times I go down there with a camera, they are gone. Finally, last week, I got lucky and had my 5D3 and my 100-400mm lens with me, on a clear, bluebird-sky day, and this beautiful specimen posed for me for at least 20 minutes. I must have been only about…
Hummingbird in St. Elmo, Colorado
We visited St. Elmo, Colorado this past weekend, which is a ghost town up past Mt. Princeton. For a ghost town, though, there was certainly a lot of activity. The general store is open and a lot of ATV traffic. It was nice, though, to see about 6 hummingbirds hanging around the outside of the store. It was barely raining so I was concerned about getting my camera wet, but went for it anyways. These little suckers don’t stay still for long, so getting a decent shot is not easy. This one, though, I thought turned out really…
Slack Roper – Ouray Ice Festival 2011
One of my favorite pics from the Ouray Ice Festival, Ouray Colorado 2011 These Slack Ropers fascinate me – I see them practice at Wash Park in Denver about 2 feet from the ground, but this gal was about 200 feet off the ground – amazing balance! Photo by David Besnette.