Monday (04-January-2016) — California

Gone to See the World. Semester at Sea Spring 2016 Voyage on the MV World Odyssey. Day 0: San Diego, California.

Brown Pelican on a Post Along the Harbor in San Diego, California. Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 264 mm, f/5.6, 1/320 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic, and Photoshop CC.

Pelican on a Post Along the Harbor in San Diego, California. Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 264 mm, f/5.6, 1/320 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic, and Photoshop CC. (David J Mathre)
Pelican on a Post Along the Harbor in San Diego, California. Nikon 1 V3 camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 264 mm, f/5.6, 1/320 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic, and Photoshop CC. (David J Mathre)

Five-Years Ago (05-June-2010) — Bonaire

Gone to See the Caribbean Islands. Semester at Sea Spring 2010 Enrichment Voyage on the MV Explorer. Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop with Michael Mariant. Day 10: Kralendijk, Bonaire.

Brown Pelican preening along the cruise ship passenger dock in Kralendijk, Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 240 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec).

Brown Pelican Preening in Kralendijk Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 240 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)
Brown Pelican Preening in Kralendijk Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 240 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)

Four-Years Ago (05-June-2010) — Bonaire

Gone to See the Caribbean Islands. Semester at Sea Spring 2010 Enrichment Voyage on the MV Explorer. Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop with Michael Mariant. Day 10: Kralendijk, Bonaire.

Brown Pelican preening and scratching in Kralendijk Bonaire. Images taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 70-300 mm VR lens.

Brown Pelican Preening in Kralendijk Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)
Brown Pelican Preening in Kralendijk Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 300 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)
Brown Pelican With an Itch in Kralendijk Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 250 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)
Brown Pelican With an Itch in Kralendijk Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 250 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)
Brown Pelican Preening in Kralendijk Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 240 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)
Brown Pelican Preening in Kralendijk Bonaire. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 200, 240 mm, f/5.6, 1/640 sec). (David J Mathre)

Wednesday (05-February-2014) — Florida

Gone to See America 2014 Road Trip Day 5. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Pair of Brown Pelicans, one flying the other floating in the water. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 100, 600 mm, f/4, 1/1600 sec).

Pair of Brown Pelicans, One Flying the Other Floating in the Water. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 100, 600 mm, f/4, 1/1600 sec). (David J Mathre)
Pair of Brown Pelicans, One Flying the Other Floating in the Water. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 600 mm f/4 VR lens (ISO 100, 600 mm, f/4, 1/1600 sec). (David J Mathre)