One-Year Ago (05-June-2014) — Shetland Islands

Gone to See Europe 2014. Day 5: Semester at Sea, Spring 2014 Enrichment Voyage. Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland.

Puffin and Pink Flowers at the Lighthouse in Lerwick, Scotland. Image taken with a Nikon Df camera and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 320, 300 mm, f/16, 1/250 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic, and Photoshop CC 2014.

Puffin and Pink Flowers at the Lighthouse in Lerwick, Scotland. Gone to See Europe -- Semester at Sea Spring 2014 Enrichment Voyage. Image taken with a Nikon Df Camera and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 320, 300 mm, f/16, 1/250 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic, and Photoshop CC 2014. (David J Mathre)
Puffin and Pink Flowers at the Lighthouse in Lerwick, Shetland Islands. Image taken with a Nikon Df Camera and 300 mm f/2.8 VR lens (ISO 320, 300 mm, f/16, 1/250 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Focus Magic, and Photoshop CC 2014. (David J Mathre)

Four-Years Ago (29-April-2011) — Mexico

Gone to See Central America and the Panama Canal. Semester at Sea Spring 2011 Enrichment Voyage on the MV Explorer. Ultimate Travel Photography Workshop II with Michael Mariant. Day 3: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Fisherman at Sunrise while at Anchor off Cabo San Lucas Mexico. Series of 12 images taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 70-300 mm VR lens. Raw images processed with Capture One Pro, (levels normalized -1.33 EV for exposure, cropped), Nik Define 2 (noise reduction), and converted to web with Photoshop CS5. Motion added by Google+ Auto Awesome

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)

Four-Years Ago (03-June-2010) — Trinidad

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 8: Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Blue Crowned Motmot at a Feeder. Asa Wright Nature Center, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 1600, 300 mm, f/5.6, 1/200 sec). Semester at Sea Spring 2010 Enrichment Voyage.

Blue Crowned Motmot at a Feeder. Asa Wright Nature Center, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 1600, 300 mm, f/5.6, 1/200 sec). Semester at Sea Spring 2010 Enrichment Voyage. (David J Mathre)
Blue Crowned Motmot at a Feeder. Asa Wright Nature Center, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and 70-300 mm VR lens (ISO 1600, 300 mm, f/5.6, 1/200 sec). Semester at Sea Spring 2010 Enrichment Voyage. (David J Mathre)