One-Year Ago (21-December-2014) — Falkland Islands

Gone to See Antarctica 2014/2015. Hurtigruten Christmas Voyage on the MS Fram. Day 6: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands.

Male Kelp Goose on the beach at Carcass Island. One of the remote Falkland Islands where we were able to go ashore. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 18-56 mm lens (ISO 100, 56 mm, f/5.6, 1/4000 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic and Photoshop CC.

Male Kelp Goose. Carcass Island - Falkland Islands. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 18-56 mm lens (ISO 100, 56 mm, f/5.6, 1/4000 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic and Photoshop CC. (David J Mathre)
Male Kelp Goose. Carcass Island – Falkland Islands. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 18-56 mm lens (ISO 100, 56 mm, f/5.6, 1/4000 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic and Photoshop CC. (David J Mathre)

Mother Kelp Goose and Her Six Gosling’s. The mother was teaching the gosling’s to drink fresh melt water draining to the sea. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 18-56 mm lens (ISO 100, 56 mm, f/5.6, 1/3200 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic and Photoshop CC.

Mother Kelp Goose and Her Six Gosiing's. Carcass Island - Falkland Islands. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 18-56 mm lens (ISO 100, 56 mm, f/5.6, 1/3200 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic and Photoshop CC. (David J Mathre)
Mother Kelp Goose and Her Six Gosling’s. Carcass Island – Falkland Islands. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 18-56 mm lens (ISO 100, 56 mm, f/5.6, 1/3200 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic and Photoshop CC. (David J Mathre)

Author: David Mathre

I am a scientist by training (Eckerd College, BSc; Caltech, Ph.D.). I worked for 27 years as a Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry developing processes to manufacture medicines for human and animal health. I now spend my time as a photographer and world traveler. My interests in photography include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, skyscapes, and seascapes. I have traveled to over 50 countries over the last 10 years, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on a home renovation project and expanding my wildflower garden/meadow.

3 thoughts on “One-Year Ago (21-December-2014) — Falkland Islands”

  1. +John Roach I do try to mix things up. Moma goose, who is a completely different color — dark brown was teaching her brood of goslings to drink fresh water from a small stream of melt water on the beach going into the ocean. Papa was making sure I didn't get too close. 

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