Morning Stillness

Early in the morning there is a stillness that proceeds the activities of the day. Image captured at Oscar Scherer State Park, Florida, USA.
Tree in early morning light

Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Sony E PZ 16-50 mm f3.5-5.6 OSS lens, focal length 31 mm, ISO 200, 1/160 sec at f/8.0. Processed using Lightroom CC2015, and Photomatix Pro 5.0.

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Orange Backed Troupial

Now this is a flash of color on a bright day, Orange and black with a bright yellow eye the Orange Backed Troupial is exciting to watch. Image captured while visiting Brazil in September 2016.
Bird - Orange Backed Troupial

Image Captured with a Nikon D7200 Camera, Sigma 150-600 mm f/5.0-6.3 lens, focal Length 600 mm, ISO 4000, 1/1000 sec at f/6.3. Processed using Lightroom CC2015.

Rusty-backed Antwren (Female)

This is a Rusty-backed Antwren female that we observed and photographed while visiting Brazil in September 2016.
Rusty-backed Antwren (Female)

Image Captured with a Nikon D7200 Camera, Sigma 150-600 mm f/5.0-6.3 lens, focal Length 600 mm, ISO 1100, 1/1000 sec at f/6.3. Processed using Lightroom CC2015 and Photoshop CC2015.5.

Rusty-backed Antwren (Male)

This is a Rusty-backed Antwren male that we observed and photographed while visiting Brazil in September 2016.
Rusty-backed Antwren (Male)

Image Captured with a Nikon D7200 Camera, Sigma 150-600 mm f/5.0-6.3 lens, focal Length 600 mm, ISO 800, 1/1000 sec at f/6.3. Processed using Lightroom CC2015 and Photoshop CC2015.5.

Who is there

The Ocelot is checking on us as it climbs the tree in search of more food. Image captured while in Brazil using a flashlight and sitting in a blind.
Ocelot standing on a limb looking at you
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 120 mm, ISO 6400, 1/250 sec at f/6.3, hand held. Processed using Lightroom CC2015, Photoshop CC2015.5, and Topaz Labs DeNoise 6.

Ocelot Looking for Food

While in Brazil we had the opportunity to spend some time photographing an Ocelot that would come to a blind for food. It was very dark and the light from a flashlight was used to provide sufficient light to focus the camera and capture the image.
Ocelot
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 93.9 mm, ISO 6400, 1/320 sec at f/6.3, hand held. Processed using Lightroom CC2015, Photoshop CC2015.5, and Topaz Labs DeNoise 6.

Ocelot Approaching

Walking a dark trail, it would be very surprising to see this image as you scanned the sides with a flashlight. Image captured while in Brazil.
Ocelot Approaching
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 143.1 mm, ISO 6400, 1/250 sec at f/6.3, hand held. Processed using Lightroom CC2015, Photoshop CC2015.5, and Topaz Labs DeNoise 6.