Photo Of The Day – Black Vultures Of Panama

Title: Black Vultures Of Panama Location: Portobela, Panama, Central America (9°33’19” N 79°39’20” W) Description: Guarding the ramparts of a 150 year old Spanish fort along the Caribbean Coast, these black vultures are beautiful. I can understand why most people are not fond of vultures, what with all the eating-dead-things Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – All The Coral

Title: All The Coral Location: Pearl Island, Panama, Central America Description: A beach full of them. Camera Canon 7D Mark II Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 100 Focal Length 28mm Aperture f/9 Shutter Speed 1/320 Altitude Sea Level Photograph Copyright 2017 Peter West Carey. Image Available For Commercial Licensing (email). Prints Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Boobies In Panama

Title: Boobies In Panama Location: Pearl Island, Panama, Central America Description: Yes, it is a hopelessly obvious click-bait title. Forgive me. Booby jokes, while on an ornithology themed cruise, never get old. Nor are the participants too old. Here we have three different species. Up above is the Brown Booby. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – A Sampling Of Flowers From Panama

Title: A Sampling Of Flowers From Panama Location: Panama, Central America Description: Everyone loves flowers. I hope you enjoy this sampling from Panama. Do you have any names to put with the images? Camera Canon 7D Mark II Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO Various Focal Length Various Aperture Various Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Sailing The San Blas Islands In A Cayuco

Title: The Safari Voyager Cruising The Pearl Islands At Night Location: San Blas Islands, Panama, Central America (9°34’59” N 78°40’52” W) Description: Locomotion in the San Blas Islands of Panama has changed little for the Guna Yala people. Natives of the North Coast who evaded Spanish conquest, many still use cayucos Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Oystercatcher And The Crab

Title: Oystercatcher And The Crab Location: Pearl Islands, Panama, Central America Camera Canon 7D Mark II Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 2000 Focal Length 175mm Aperture f/9 Shutter Speed 1/600 Altitude Sea Level Photograph Copyright 2017 Peter West Carey. Image Available For Commercial Licensing (email). Prints of this image are Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Safari Voyager Cruising The Pearl Islands At Night

Title: The Safari Voyager Cruising The Pearl Islands At Night Location: Pearl Islands, Panama, Central America Description: Night photos on a ship are tricky, but often worth it. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 10-22mm ISO 1000 Focal Length 10mm Aperture f/3.5 Shutter Speed 30 seconds Altitude Sea Level Photograph Copyright Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Morning In The Caribbean

Title: Morning In The Caribbean Location: San Blas Islands, Panama, Central America (8°39’1″ N 79°2’6″ W) Description: Our first morning in Panama held some wonderful cloud beauty. Shot while on assignment with UnCruise Adventures. Camera Canon 7D Mark II Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 100 Focal Length 28mm Aperture f/6.3 Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Night Heron Hunting

Title: Night Heron Hunting Location: Isla Bartolomé, Panama, Central America (8°39’1″ N 79°2’6″ W) Description: This night heron escaped my view the first time I passed by. It was only when I was tracking a butterfly that I noticed him/her oh so still. Shot while on assignment with UnCruise Adventures. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Massive Ships Dropping Down The Panama Canal

Title: Massive Ships Dropping Down The Panama Canal Location: Gatun Locks, Colón, Colón Province, Panama, Central America (9°17’39” N 79°55’14” W) Description: I’ve been on the 8 or so locks on the Columbia and Snake Rivers through Washington and Oregon, but it still amazes and baffles me that such large Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Potrobelo Windows

Title: Potrobelo Windows Location: Portobelo, Colón Province, Panama, Central America (9°33’14” N 79°39’20” W) Description: Portobelo is no place a large cruise ship can go while touring the Caribbean Coast of Panama, but it is perfectly accessible to the smaller skiffs of the UnCruise Adventures’ Safari Voyager. We spent a Continue Reading →

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 →