Sneaking Up on a Great Blue Heron

I tried to sneak up on a Great Blue Heron at Beaver Lake in Asheville, NC. Next time I’ll keep my mouth shut. I think that’s what scared it off.

First Coopers Hawk This Year

While filming for ten minutes in my yard, I saw the first coopers hawk I’ve seen in a year. So cool. I can’t help but think of the chickens that have been introduced to the neighborhood ecology. I’m sure that hawk can’t help but think of them, too. The gear: Apple iPhone 4, iMovie app, [...]

10 Min Nature Hunt in My Front Yard

I’m still cranking in my “Daily Wild” project. 3 more days to go. It’s not too exciting folks, but here is another shot at making a nature video a day. The iPhone is a pretty decent companion. The shots came out better than they appear on the small screen. Why not shoot this on the [...]

Dogwoods at Beaver Lake, Asheville, NC

Dogwoods at Beaver Lake, Asheville, NC Gear: iPhone 4, iMovie mobile app I shot and edited this on my mobile phone. Pretty crazy! Some day soon, it will be no big deal. I did not upload this version from the phone, however. It’s only a 30 MB file, but the iPhone won’t upload in HD. [...]

Crabapple Spring and Fall

My Second “Daily Wild” post, Crabapple Spring and Fall The gear: Canon T2i (550D), 70-200 L, Final Cut Pro, Compressor