Central Valley California
The Central Valley California includes landscape, nature and wildlife pictures from Atwater, Merced, Los Banos, Hornitos, and Gustine.
After I decided to switch from a landscape photographer to a wildlife-wanabe-photographer, I stopped to watch a bunch of White-faced Ibis’ eat and occasionally dance. I’m pretty sure it wasn’t dancing, but either a territory dispute or finding a mate. I probably spent about 10 minutes watching a photographing them. Most of them went to
I can never get close enough to photograph the Sandhill Cranes, especially because a 300mm lens and 1.4 tele-converter just doesn’t have the reach. Got lucky to get these two flying overhead…
As my daughter and I were looking for some Burrowing Owls I came across this sunset scene. I didn’t want to get out and set up my tripod, mainly because we were there for wildlife, and not landscape photography. I took this one picture from the window of the van and moved on.