Argentos ~ 2019

Argentos - Lippizan Portrait

I took Argentos photo as he was heading out to perform last weekend. HeĀ  stands well over 15 hands and has enough weight to make ten quick pancakes!

Kiss My …oh, another Bird Rescue!

Bird 2

Here’s another little guy from the Bird Rescue at Madeira Beach Fl. I’m pretty sure she/he was telling me that the tail feathers are kaput! Of course the other possibility is that he/she was politely telling me to kiss off!….:)

Portrait ~ (Experiment)

DC Portrait

Great…just what the world needs, another shameless selfie! But, practice makes perfect (not that I’m there by any means) and finding a willing model to sit whilst I fiddle about with a myriad of camera settings, and not to mention finding the right light, well you get the rationale. Besides, some of the worlds greatest artists did selfies…a lot of Rembrandt’s portrait paintings were of (gasp) himself. To his credit…at least he had better hats! Lol!

Ok, Maybe I’m a bit self conscience. It is what it is…! That being said, I’ve been working on some different portrait styles using endless layering and blend modes in photo shop, however, to date my subjects have been mostly birds. For the most part I’m pretty happy with my Jekyll & Hyde experimenting on myself. Its so difficult to try and find ones own style. Lord knows I’ve been trying for years. Maybe this is it…we’ll see. Only time will reveal the monster, or the corpse!! ~ Dave

Heckle & Jeckle ~ 2019

Heckle & Jeckle ~ 2019

I shot these two lovely gents (or ladies) at the bird sanctuary on Madeira Beach Fl. My grandson was with me at the time and he was both mesmerized and terrified. Fortunately, for us, the buzzards just finished dining on a few discarded hamburgers & fries!