Yucca flowers starting to bloom — The deer haven’t eaten them yet. Image taken with Nikon D4 camera and 200 mm f/2 VR lens (ISO 100, 200 mm, f/4, 1/125 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 8, Focus Magic, and Photoshop CC.
While taking the image a young deer walked up right next to me and then realized I was there. I may have to stay up all night to protect the flowers.
An early yellow prickly pear cactus flower. Image taken with Leica T camera and 55-135 mm lens (ISO 100, 135 mm, f/4.5, 1/250 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 8, Focus Magic, and Photoshop CC.
Gone to See Europe. Semester at Sea Spring 2013 Enrichment Voyage on the MV Explorer. Day 47: At Sea and Kiel Canal, Germany.
Sunrise on the Baltic Sea from the Deck of the MV Explorer. Image taken with a Nikon 1 V2 camera, FT1 adapter, and 80-400 mm VR II lens (ISO 800, 400 mm, f/8, 1/500 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 8 and Nik Color Efex, and Photoshop CC.