I don’t know why but it’s exciting to photograph and see a whale’s tail. It’s fun to see them breach the water and then see their tail completely out of the water. It’s almost like they’re giving you a high five or saying bye.
It’s also cool to see them so close in the ocean. I don’t advocate pulling a boat up next to them; a good lens is what you need here. And I just happen to have one (thank you best boyfriend ever!). I captured the second photo here just as it was coming up out of the water. I’m not sure what all those bumps are but WOW, way cool!
Today my boss asked me if I would go back to Cabo. I thought about it for just a moment and replied “no.” It’s a big world out there with many more places to see! I challenge all of you to plan a trip this year to somewhere you’ve never been before. Whether it’s a place nearby or across the world – plan for it and then go!
Hello! I’m sorry I’ve been away for a while – I just got back from vacation / photo excursion to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. It was a wonderful trip with my beau! I got to try snorkeling (more on that later), I was up early to photograph the sunrise in the Sea of Cortez, went on a sunset cruise around the famous arches (photos to come), and we saw sea lions and this humpback whale.
I love photographing wildlife and nature. I’m happy outside with my camera. I was so excited with my beau spotted this whale. Soon after the captain also saw it and he got us a little closer. My 400mm lens did the rest of the work. Well, I did some work too – it was very windy and bumpy in the water and that lens weighs about 4.5 pounds so holding myself steady against the rail and photographing this magnificent beast was a challenge. But oh the benefits!
I’ll share more photos and my adventures with you this week. But for now, this will have to do! I’m a busy girl! However, life is so good!
Find something you’re passionate about and go after it!
I went in search of the eagles again today but all I saw were geese. It was good practice for when I do actually see eagles again though. I do need to get better. This new lens is performing great but I need to work on my focus and settings. Ugh.
But anyway, at least I got this one and it turned out halfway decent.
I’ve got a tough week coming up at work and home. There’s a lot of work and a lot of studying this week. Sometimes, like these geese, I really just want to fly away. But, that’s not a viable option. I must stay and tackle everything.
I wish all of you a great week! Hang in there, spring is just around the corner.