Thursday, February 19, 2009

Oh my, what have I done??

It's often the case that after snapping away on my camera around Denver, I will get a close look at the images weeks after and get this "hey, what is this?" type of feeling. Typical case, the image below. It's not a ghost walking the streets of Denver, it's just Fanni with a commuter rail on the background. 

More photos from that walk on a cold Denver afternoon are here.

Monday, February 16, 2009

Bosque del Apache

A couple weeks ago I took a trip trip to Bosque del Apache ("woods of the Apache") national wildlife refuge near Socorro, New Mexico.  Its lakes are the wintering grounds of thousands of birds, mostly ducks, snow geese and sandhill cranes. 

The sight and sound of the birds flying in in the evening to spend the night at the lakes is spectacular.  In the morning, slightly after sunrise, all the snow geese gathered at one side of the lake from where they all took off as one huge flock. 

A selection of more photographs from that trip is on flickr