Cherish is my favorite word, and I cherish the ability of turning the routine into a beautiful moment.
Nature creates in me, a spiritual and meditative time to bring peace, harmony and balance, into an otherwise ordinary day~
Mary Howell Cromer







Saturday, April 9, 2011

Timing Was Picture Perfect~

As an active birder, I am always, always on the look out for birds, even when I am driving...very slowly along country lanes in our county.  I was doing just that on Thursday and it was one of those sweet moments...a gorgeous Red-tailed Hawk was atop a utility pole.  I had just barely passed it by and pulled into a drive way.  I slowly got out of my car with the camera ready and was able to get some pretty darn good captures, even if I do say so myself...and I felt quite pleased with the results~








8 comments:

  1. Wow magnifica regina !!!
    Grazie della condivisione e buona giornata :)
    Myriam

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  2. oh Mary.....you don´tknow but your photos are very pretty and I like very much. Congrats
    Nice day
    Grace Olsson

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  3. Yes, you said it Mary, some great captures. Sounds like you drive like me, one eye on the road and one on the sky.

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  4. Great post. Never leave your camera at home because that is when you will something unbelievable. Great pictures as usual.

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  5. Wow yes excellent weather conditions for these magnificent pictures Mary. They are awesome!

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  6. I too keep an eye to the sky. Hawks so common on the edge of the highway. On a trip to yellowstone last year we returned through North Dakota. Spotted a Hawk on a fencepost. Stopped and took photos. It was a Swainson's Hawk. A hawk I had not seen before.Great photos. When I hear the screeching in the yard it is such a joy to look up and watch the show. Thanks for sharing.

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  7. ... pleased; you should be absolutely delighted Mary. These are excellent shot showing superb detail. Well done.

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