Spring in the Boreal Forest

When out after dark on a regular basis, the chances that you’ve heard the call of a Northern Saw-Whet Owl are pretty good. I’ve listened to these elusive owls for years. Of course I didn’t always know what that beep-beep-beep sound was, coming from the woods, but with time and a bit of reading, I learned. It wasn’t until this spring,…

Winter Pups

As the snow continues to fall in northern Minnesota, I carry out my quest to photograph the ambassador wolf pups, Grayson (left) and Axel at the International Wolf Center as often as possible. Now that the pups are well established in the exhibition pack with the other male wolves, the majority of the images are made through the glass. A couple tweaks…

Minnesota Moose

A couple of weeks ago I spotted a bull moose out in the field. Quickly grabbing the camera I made a few images while hand holding the 300mm lens. He didn’t seem bothered, so I quietly started setting up the tripod and attached the 500mm to hopefully get a better view of this nice looking bull. He was easily over a…

Third Time’s a Charm

See a wolf on the side of the road, pull over, grab camera, roll down window, another car pulls up behind me and the wolf takes off… See the same wolf a little farther down the road walking along a gravel driveway, pull over, turn off truck, grab keys, accidentally hit the panic button, wolf takes off… Really? Get out…