Photo Of The Day – Mystery Bug

Title: Mystery Bg Location: Tambopata, Rio Madre del Dios, Peru, South America Description: If you have any idea what bug this is, please let me know. And how does a bug get stripes like that any way? Nature is awesome. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon EF 10-22mm ISO 800 Focal Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Peruvian Fruit Bats

Title: Peruvian Fruit Bats Location: Lago Sandoval, Madre de Dios Region, Peru, South America Description: Kinda scary looking, but not really. ———————- Camera Canon 5D Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 500 Focal Length 300 Aperture f/5.6 Shutter Speed 1/40 Altitude 620′ For a while I am going to Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Alaska Rainforest Floor

 Title: Alaska Rainforest Floor Location: Bartlett Cove, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska, USA, North America (58°27’26” N  135°51’54” W) Description: Walking the shores of Glacier Bay National Park and getting down low brings into view a whole other world of plants. The canopy and sky overhead are reflected Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Rainbow Eucalyptus Tree Bark

Title: Rainbow Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus deglupta) Tree Bark Location: The Big Island, Hawaii, USA (19°42’27” N  155°56’48” W) Description: What I love about digital photography is it makes the process of memory easier. In this case, I thought the photo represented here was taken in Australia. It’s an eucalyptus Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Red-Eyed Tree Frog

Title: Red-Eyed Tree Frog (Agalychnis callidryas) Location: Costa Rica, Central America Description: One of the more obviously named amphibians, red-eye tree frogs blend remarkably well with their background when their radiant eyes are closed. Camera Canon 10D (look it up 🙂 ) Lens Canon 28-135mm EF Shutter Speed 1/250 Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Green

Green is a good, all-purpose, calming color and I can use some calm today. Continuing with my series to explore the world I have photographed through color, I present to you, the color Green. Hint: Click on images for much larger versions with shooting information and a slideshow. Continue Reading →

Touring Hawaii Via Helicopter

Taking off in a helicopter is unlike any commercial airline flight you have ever experienced. As forward thrust is not needed, there is no ‘pinned to your seat’ feeling. Your seat simply starts lifting into the air with what feels like effortless will despite the roar of the Continue Reading →

View On The Forest Floor In An Alaska Rainforest

What’s lurking on the floor of an Alaskan rainforest? Plenty! For my daughter, girlfriend and I, cruising with InnerSea Discoveries in Alaska’s Inside Passage this last summer allowed more than one opportunity to take a small skiff ashore and wander in pristine temperate rainforest. Not only that, I Continue Reading →

Why I’m Glad I Went Back To Machu Picchu

I’ll admit I’m lucky. The good kind of lucky. I have bad luck too, but it seems last year was a time for plenty of good luck. Actually, I tend not to think of luck in terms of good and bad, because that would dictate I know the Continue Reading →

Ants Marching [VIDEO]

These videos have fast moving action, suspense and a cliff-hanger ending! It’s leafcutter ants at work and that’s it. I hung out with these dudettes for a few hours while filming some stop motion video of them in action. It’s simply amazing to me how well organized and Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Ants Marching

Title: Ants Marching Location: Tambopata River, Peru Description: Today’s Photo Of The Day is actually a video made up of 182 individual images. Taken with a Canon 7D and Canon EF 10-22mm lens and Induro PHQ3 tripod head that I’m testing out for review. The images were shot Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Boating On Lago Sandoval – Peru

Title: Boating On Lago Sandoval Location: Rio Madre de Dios, Peru Settings ISO 50 Focal Length 28mm Shutter Speed 1/125 Aperture f/8 Exp Comp -1/3 Camera Canon EOS 5D Lens Canon 28-300mm L The sky in this image was originally just about blown out so I wanted to Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Not Quite Hidden Macaw – Peru

  Title: Not Quite Hidden Macaw Location: Rio Madre De Dios, Peru Settings ISO 400 Focal Length 300mm Shutter Speed 1/320 Aperture f/6.3 Exp Comp -1/3 Camera Canon EOS 5D Lens Canon 28-300mm L This image first caught my attention because of what was not in it.  I Continue Reading →

Peru Adventuring – Relaxing In The Jungle

Welcome to Day 10 on Peter’s Peru Adventure. Day 9 can be found here and all previous entries can be found here.  To get updates sent to you via email, subscribe here :Note: I took no pictures this day so I recycled some pictures from previous days for Continue Reading →

Photo of the Day – Mirror Macaws

Title: Mirror Macaws Location: Madre del Dios River, TImbopata, Peru Photograph Copyright Peter Carey   (Click on photo to purchase prints or canvas reproductions) If you’d like to subscribe to just the Photo of the Day images and not the whole blog, you can click a link below: Continue Reading →

Photo of the Day – Color in the Trees

Title: Color in the Trees Location: Madre del Dios, Timbopata, Peru Photograph Copyright Peter Carey   (Click on photo to purchase prints or canvas reproductions) If you’d like to subscribe to just the Photo of the Day images and not the whole blog, you can click a link Continue Reading →

Peru Adventuring – High Up In The Trees, Low Down With The Monkeys

This is a daily dispatch from Day 4 of Peter’s Peru Adventure.  Day 3 can be found here.  For the other posts, click on ‘Peru’ up top under Categories. It’s my first full day at Inkaterra, starting early around 5:45am (they trick you by saying they’ll wake you Continue Reading →