Hey, these are my nuts!


Chipmunk

F/5.6, 1/160, ISO 800.

There’s no case too big, no case too small
When you need help just call
Ch-ch-ch-Chip ‘n Dale
Rescue Rangers!

I found Chip stuffing his face but Dale was nowhere in sight. ( And I needed help )  :)

Interesting Fact: A chipmunk’s cheeks can expand to three times the size of its head and they have pouches in their cheeks where they hold their food until they get back to store it in their burrows ( http://www.pets4homes.co.uk/pet-advice/fun-interesting-facts-about-chipmunks.html )

This City Means Business!


NYC speed

F/22.0, 0.8, ISO 100.

New York City knows one speed and it is Fast Forward. ( well sometimes you see cab drivers going in reverse ) HaHa. Let me change that, this city speed is mostly forward. :)

 

Interesting Fact:  New York City has more people than 39 of the 50 states in the U.S. ( http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/60-facts-that-will-make-nyc-feel-like-a-whole-new-place )

Be Very Very Quiet, I’m Hunting!


Great Blue Heron

F/5.6, 1/160, ISO 800.

Hey you, photography man, stay still.  I have been waiting for this fish all day and I am not going to let you mess this up for me.

 

Great Blue Heron1

F/5.6, 1/160, ISO 800.

FINALLY GOT WHAT I WAS WAITING FOR !!!!

 

Interesting Fact:  Great Blue Herons can hunt day and night thanks to a high percentage of rod-type photoreceptors in their eyes that improve their night vision. (  http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/great_blue_heron/lifehistory )

 

 

Trick or Brains…


walking dead

F/4.5, 1/250, ISO 110.

Did Hollywood walk of fame turn into walking dead?  Barely got out of there alive . HAPPY HALLOWEEN EVERY UNDEAD BODY !!!!

walking dead hollywood

F/5.0, 1/100, ISO 400

 

Interesting Fact: Halloween was inspired by the Irish Celtic festival Samhain, which celebrates the end of the harvest season. The tradition spread to other parts of the world after the Irish fled their country following the potato famine. ( http://www.ibtimes.com/halloween-facts-2014-10-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-all-hallows-eve-1713337 )

I Know A Place Where The Grass Is Really Green, Warm, Wet And Wild. There Must Be Something In The Water- A Sea Lion!


california sea lion 2

F/9.0, 1/320, ISO 100.

California Sea Lions have a great life. They eat, sleep, swim, have fun, and sunbath. If it wasn’t for the sharks-it would be a perfect life.

This particular California sea lion looks like he is posing for a dating website with this quote: ” I enjoy swimming, eating, company of others and sunbathing. So Pick Me! “

Interesting Fact:  The California sea lion is a sleek animal, faster than any other sea lion or seal. These eared seals top out at speeds of some 25 miles (40 kilometers) an hour. ( http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/california-sea-lion/ )

Precious Moments last forever!


The Look

F/4.5, 1/1000, ISO 250.
The perfect moment of my friend and his daughter frozen in time.

 

Interesting Fact: When someone is having a bad day, pay them a compliment with a smile. The double-duty mood boosting effect will turn their day around for sure. ( http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/11-facts-about-smiling.html )