Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Nana's Art Workshop















Camera Note. Olympus Pen-F with M.Zuiko 12 mm f/2.0

Friday, June 8, 2018

Carla Bosch Demonstrates at the Huntington Beach Art League





















































Carla graciously donated one of her paintings
 for our lottery won by 
Jean Erstling. 


Carla pictured with HBAL's Vice President Jane Ice.
Jane is responsible for scheduling demonstrators
 for our monthly meetings.





















Thank you Carla!




Camera note. Olympus Pen-F with M.Zuiko 12-40 mm f/2.8 pro and EM1 Mk2 with M.Zuiko 40-150 mm f/2.8 pro

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Annie at Walgrove Elementary School


Amazing Cast





Here's our Maddie



...Ryan



... and Sammy




Kelly Todd has been Walgrove's Musical Theater Director and ends her tenure with Annie. 









Monday, May 14, 2018

South Florida with High Lonesome Bird Tours


Celebrated Judy’s birthday with a trip to South Florida. She hoped to pick up at least 21 “life” birds for her American Birding Association list. Her expectation was exceeded thanks to our magnificent tour leaders Stephan Lorenz and Claudia Cavazos.



South Florida specialties on our target list.

Snail Kite

Shiny Cowbird

Mangrove Cuckoo

Gray Kingbird

White-crowned Pigeon

Short-tailed Hawk

Florida Scrub-Jay



"Countable exotics" in the greater Miami area.  


Red-whiskered Bulbul

Spot-breasted Oriole

White-winged Parakeets

Gray-headed Swamphen

Egyptian Goose

Nanday Parakeets


And more...

Least Bittern

Wood Storke

Anhinga

Brown-headed Nuthatch

Bachman's Sparrow

American Redstart

Bald Eagle

Black Vultures

Limpkin

White Ibis 

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Spoonbill

Red-shouldered Hawk

Crested Caracara

Red-cockaded Woodpeckers

Bobwhite

Black-bellied Plover 

Bridled Terns

Black Noddy (center) and Brown Noddies

Brown Boobies

American Flamingo

Stephan
Judy (left) and Claudia (second on right)



Recorded 180 species




Camera Note. Olympus OMD EM1 Mk 2 with M.Zuiko 300 mm f/4.0 (plus 1/4 TC)
and iPhone 6s. Last photo courtesy of Claudia and her iPhone SE.