Photo Of The Day – Corals In The Caribbean

Title: Corals In The Caribbean Location: San Blas Islands, Panama, Central America (9°30’39” N 78°37’10” W) Description: I love the ocean and being beneath the waves. Exploring, seeing all kinds of things we never see above the waves and realizing there is a whole world just below the surface. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Bright Crabs Of Panama

Title: Bright Crabs Of Panama Location: Isla Bartolomé, Pearl Island, Gulf of Panama, Panama, Central America (8°39’2″ N 79°2’6″ W) Description: Also known as the Sally Lightfoot crab or red crab or Grapsus grapsus, these bright crabs are common up and down the Pacific Coast of the Americas. And yet, this Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Brown-Footed Booby And The Safari Voyager

Title: Brown-Footed Booby And The Safari Voyager Location: Isla Pachequilla, Pearl Island, Gulf of Panama, Panama, Central America (8°40’18” N 79°3’55” W) Description: I am just back from an amazing trip to Panama with UnCruise Adventures and have a ton of images to go through. The trip was an assignment Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Mercer Island From The Sky

Quick and simple today: Mercer Island From The Sky I’m excited to be heading back to Alaska in August to host another photography cruise with UnCruise Adventures! If you would like to join me on this cruise and learn photography in some of the most spellbinding scenery Alaska Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Bhutan Rural Life Details

Title: Bhutan Rural Life Details Location: Bhutan, Asia Description: Details are important to notice when visiting any foreign place. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 10-22mm ISO 320 Focal Length 10mm Aperture f/3.5 Shutter Speed 1/500 Altitude unknown Photograph Copyright 2017 Peter West Carey. Image Available For Commercial Licensing (email). Prints of Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Fly Like An Eagle + 3 More

Title: Fly Like An Eagle Location: Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, USA, North America Description: I could watch bald eagles all day long. And sometimes in Glacier Bay, you get a chance to. Camera Canon 7D Mark II Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 500 Focal Length 300mm Aperture f/5.6 Shutter Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – African Cats, The Big Ones

Title: African Cats, The Big Ones Location: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Africa Description: After watching a couple of episodes of Tales By Light on Netflix last night, I was inspired to go back through my old Africa photos. I thought I had a shot of a Cheetah on a Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Margerie Glacier + 3 More

Title: Margerie Glacier Location: Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, USA, North America Description: I’m excited to be heading back to Alaska in August to host another photography cruise with UnCruise Adventures! If you would like to join me on this cruise and learn photography in some of the most spellbinding Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Mt. Rainier On Approach

Title: Mt. Rainier On Approach Location: Mount Rainier, Washington, USA, North America Description: Such a beautiful site from the skies. Camera Canon 7D Mark II Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 100 Focal Length 28mm Aperture f/3.5 Shutter Speed 1/1600 Altitude Not exactly sure Photograph Copyright 2017 Peter West Carey. Image Available Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Night Time On The Columbia + 2 More

Title: Night Time On The Columbia Location: Columbia River, Oregon/Washington, USA, North America Description: Sailing the Columbia River with UnCruise was an unforgettable experience. Best of all, when everyone went to their cabins after a long day of exploration on and off the boat, I had the beautiful colors of Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Santa Barbara Beach Time

Title: Santa Barbara Beach Time Location: Santa Barbara, California, USA, North America Description: When the waves are crashing, I love sitting on a beach to watch. Camera Canon 7D Mark II Lens Canon EF 28-300mm L ISO 100 Focal Length 300mm Aperture f/7.1 Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec Altitude Sea Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Aerial Panorama Of Big Four Mountain And The Stillaguamish River Valley

Title: Aerial Panorama Of Big Four Mountain And The Stillaguamish River Valley Location: Big Four Ice Caves, Washington, USA, North America (48°3’9″ N 121°31’14” W) Description: This one is best viewed large, so click on the photo for a 3600 pixel wide version. If you’d like a print, email Continue Reading →

Photo Of The day – Sunset Over The San Fernando Valley

Title: Sunset Over The San Fernando Valley Location: Los Angeles, California, USA, North America Description: Experiments in using the HDR functions on my DJI Phantom 4. Camera  DJI Phantom 4 Lens Standard ISO 112 (how this is computed, I know not) Focal Length 3.61mm Aperture f/2.8 Shutter Speed 1/50 Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Mani Stones On The Trail

Title: Mani Stones On The Trail Location: Namche Bazaar, Solukhumbu, Nepal, Asia (27°48’14” N 86°42’24” E) Description: Written on the rocks, over and over, Om Mani Padme Hum. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon EF 28-300mm L ISO 320 Focal Length 300mm Aperture f/5.6 Shutter Speed 1/1600 sec Altitude 11,502′ Photograph Continue Reading →

Video Of The Day – The Stillaguamish Valley From Above

I spent a fair amount of time in the woods last week shooting aerial stock video. Sometimes it’s boring stuff and sometimes the locations are amazing. This is shot right next to the cliffs of Big Four Ice Caves along the Stillaguamish River. Shot in 4K and best Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kilauea Lighthouse and the Big Blue

Title: Kilauea Lighthouse and the Big Blue Location: Kilauea Lighthouse and Wildlife Refuge, Kauai, Hawaii, USA (22°13’40” N 159°24’4″ W) Description: I would love to fly a drone here for some beautiful perspectives on this lighthouse, but the large amount of nesting birds in the area prohibits that. The Continue Reading →

Video Of The Day – Reach For The Sun

Just a little fun today with plants, the sun and the time lapse feature of the iPhone. If the video doesn’t show for you, go to https://vimeo.com/218171126. It is only 19 seconds long and was a quick experiment after noticing my step-daughter’s plants wanting to soak in the sun. Continue Reading →

Video Of The Day – Flying Over Mt. Bachelor and Three Sisters, Oregon

Short and simple today. If you can’t see the video, click here to go to Vimeo. Just a serene flight over Central Oregon.

Photo Of The Day – FedEx & UPS

Title: FedEx & UPS Location: Burbank Airport, Burbank, California, USA, North America Description: I wonder if they have unloading races? I see this shot from my plane window often and have always wanted to capture it, but never had my camera out at the right time. While not the sharpest version, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Almost The Whole Bay Area Panorama

Title: Almost The Whole Bay Area Panorama Location: San Francisco Bay, California, USA, North America Description: I missed the South Bay but captured more of the North Bay. I know this will make some happy and some sad and I wish I could have got it all. It’s not often Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Above The Red Rocks

Title: Above The Red Rocks Location: Red Rock canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada, USA, North America (36°9’40” N 115°26’50” W) Description: Drone use in the canyon is blissfully not restricted and I even spotted three other drones in the area. I know, it’s annoying and I try to keep mine Continue Reading →

Video Of The Day – Flight Of The Fat Bumblebee

Short and sweet today; an industrious bumblebee goes about his day. Remember when I mentioned the Sony RX-100 V the other day? It does some great slow motion. Watch as he holds on to the flower until his wings have enough speed to keep his portly little body Continue Reading →

Video Of The Day – Yosemite Hi-Definition Flyover

If you can’t see the video below, you will need to click here to be taken to a web browser version. It’s worth the click! Title: Yosemite Hi-Definition Flyover Location: 38,000′ over California, USA, North America Description: I am loving the compact and powerful Sony RX-100 V camera I recently acquired Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Busy Day In Port

Title: Busy Day In Port Location: Seattle, Washington, USA, North America Description: Lots going on in this shot of the Port of Seattle. You multiple cranes, two Coast Guard vessels (USCGC Bertholf (WMSL-750) and USCGC Mellon (WHEC-717) ), Washington State Ferries M/V Chimacum, Century Link Field where the Sounders and Seahawks play and Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – New Camera Experimentation

Title: New Camera Experimentation Location: Los Angeles, California, USA, North America Description: A client requested some video be shot at 500 or 1000 frames per second in at least 1080p (HD) format so I started looking for a suitable camera and lens combination to fit the bill. After a couple Continue Reading →

Video Of The Day – Red Rocks Canyon National Conservation Area Flying

If you can’t see the videos, click here to be taken to the website. Title: Red Rocks Canyon National Conservation Area Flying Location:  Red Rocks Canyon National Conservation Area Nevada, USA, North America Description: Competing with the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area for longest title in the National Continue Reading →

Photo Gallery Of The Day – Algodones Dunes At Sunset

Title: Algodones Dunes At Sunset Location: Algodones Dunes, California, USA, North America Description: If you only see one image, you will need to click here to check out all 11 photos on the web. I love that modern photography is free of some limits on presentation. I like to experiment Continue Reading →

Photo Gallery Of The Day – Nepali Still Life

Title: Nepali Still Life Location: All over Nepal Description: If you can’t see the images, click on the title text above to be taken to the website. Or click here. Various and random images of still life from Nepal. Some small, some large. Photograph Copyright 2017 Peter West Carey. Image Available Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – An Ele-gant Portrait

Title: An Ele-gant Portrait Location: Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania, Africa Description: I’m sure it is national pun day somewhere in the world. Camera Canon EOS 7D Lens Canon EF 28-300mm L ISO 320 Focal Length 300mm Aperture f/5.6 Shutter Speed 1/320 sec Altitude unknown Photograph Copyright 2017 Peter West Carey. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kathmandu Sunset #5

Title: Kathmandu Sunset #5 Location: Dharahara Tower, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia (27°42’2.02″N  85°18’42.86″E) Description: Destroyed in the earthquake of 2015, Dharahara Tower was the tallest building in Kathmandu at the time. It had survived a number of previous earthquakes (one of which removed two stories at its top) but ultimately fell Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Griffith Observatory And Hollywood Sign At Sunset +5 More

Title: Griffith Observatory And Hollywood Sign At Sunset Location: Los Angeles, California, USA, North America (34°7’6″ N 118°18’1″ W) Description: Both a tourist attraction and a constant draw for locals, the Griffith Observatory allows for amazing views of the city and surrounding hills. On this night there were a number Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Sailing Into The Evening

Title: Sailing Into The Evening Location: Clinton, Washington, USA, North America (47°58’30” N 122°21’6″ W) Description: Such a calm evening today with Three Fingers Mountains in the background. sailing Photograph Copyright 2017 Peter West Carey. Image Available For Commercial Licensing (email). Prints of this image are available here if you want Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kittitas At Dock

Title: Kittitas At Dock Location: Clinton, Washington, USA, North America (47°58’30” N 122°21’6″ W) Description: It was a good day to fly the drone. Camera DJI Phantom 4 Lens 3.6mm ISO 100 Focal Length 3.6mm Aperture f/2.8 Shutter Speed 1/170 sec Altitude 50′ Photograph Copyright 2017 Peter West Carey. Image Available For Continue Reading →