Loon Family Album

There are hundreds (thousands?) of freshwater lakes in Nova Scotia. We're fortunate to live on one of them - Frederick Lake in Hubley. There's a pair of Common Loons that breed here every summer. Most years they have at least one chick, sometimes two. This was a two-chick summer. I was able to get a…Read more Loon Family Album

Grand Pré

Grand Pré is a regular stop on any photo trip to the Annapolis Valley. It stands as a monument to the Acadian people who originally settled the land in the 1600's but were subsequently expelled by the British. The beautiful landscaping, the iconic brick church, the statue of Evangeline - all are compelling photographic subjects.…Read more Grand Pré

Aerial Ballet

A couple of weeks ago, I witness an amazing ballet (battle?) in the sky over Grand Pre, Nova Scotia. A bald eagle was being harassed by a redwing blackbird, presumably because he had a nest nearby. At one point the little fellow even plucked a downy feather from the eagle's rump! It's challenging photographing birds…Read more Aerial Ballet