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Long Necks

Egrets and Herons... I just can't look away. 


It was all the heron's fault, really.

The great blue heron drew me back into photography when I needed it the most. A couple years ago, I was recovering from a fractured spine after a paragliding accident. I couldn't do any "fun stuff" like that for at least 6 months. One morning while I was sitting on the front deck thinking about all the things I wanted to be doing, a great blue heron glided in to land in the marsh a couple hundred yards away.



I probably was jealous of the bird for a moment, wishing I could be flying. But as I watched I started to realize how patient herons are, how long they sit still just waiting for their moment: cool as a cucumber, but quick as an arrow. It was time to stop feeling sorry for myself, and recognize everything that was right in front of me.





That summer, and ever since I've seen so many herons and their egret cousins, and the more I reflect on them, the more I realize that these …

Product Shoot - Paramotor Parts
The assignment was fairly basic and straightforward. I had been asked to take some catalog style …

The Coast, The Sea, & the Marshes of Maine
I take the sea for granted. I know that I do.


I dream of mountains and canyons that make me look up…

Home
Do people just luck out when they make a great image? Do they just happen to be in a beautiful spo…

Washington, USA
For the State who has everything:




Last month I was lucky enough to get a chance to travel to Washing…

Dreams of Adventure
The vintage toy airplane pictured here was a gift that my husband, Dave received when he was a chi…

Something Sinister about Apples
The plan was to put together some Valentine's Day themed stock images. I started out with the c…

Turquoise Serenity
I love this. Not in a look-at-my-photo-I'm-so-awesome sort of way. I just love the simplicity.…

Amber Storm. St. Hilaire du Touvet, France
This image was taken in St. Hilaire du Touvet, France. It looks across the valley to the mountain…

Wagasa - Japanese Parasol
This Japanese parasol was given to me when I was a very little girl. When I was born, we lived in …

Diana's Baths, Bartlett New Hampshire
These cascading falls and pools of water in the White Mountains of New Hampshire are known as &quo…

Toluca Navada, Mexico
This is the inside of the crater atop Toluca Navada, a 15,354 foot volcano in central Mexico. Ther…

Inch Abbey - DownPatrick, N. Ireland
My husband's family is from Northern Ireland, and many of his relatives still live there. This…