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The Suitors

The Suitors is the final image included in the upcoming art exhibit at Magale Library, Centenary College, Shreveport, Louisiana.  The exhibit opens Friday, June 1st and continues throughout the summer months during regular hours (M-F 8-4:30).  A reception will be held on Saturday 23Jun from 2-5 PM. The exhibit features images taken on the Red […]

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Buck Fever

Buck Fever is what nature photography is all about.  You patiently wait in a camouflaged spot for hours, anticipating the chance to see a nice buck.  There are so many variables to consider.  If the wind is out of the south, the deer will be very wary.  The sun can make or break a good […]

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Lower Cane

Lower Cane is a scenic image included in the upcoming photo exhibit at Magale Library, Centenary College, Shreveport, Louisiana.  The exhibit runs from June 1st throughout the summer during regular library hours.  Sponsored by the Friends of Red River National Wildlife Refuge, a non-profit Friends support group, the exhibit features images taken at the Red […]

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The Shortcut

Why take the land route around the lake when you can take a shorter path in the water?  At least that is one explanation why these deer are in the water. The Shortcut was photographed on December 31, 2011 at the Red River National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters Unit in northwest Louisiana.  The time was after […]

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Southbound

Occasionally in the fall, on a crisp cool northwest Louisiana night you might wake up to a sound that just isn’t normal.  You can hear something, but just can’t make out what all that racket is or where it’s coming from.  Finally you stick your head outside and still can’t quite figure out that noise.  […]

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The Traveler

Monarchs are one of the most recognized butterflies in North America.  Always a joy to watch, the Monarch migrates thousands of miles each year.  But did you know that any one particular Monarch doesn’t live long enough to make the entire cycle.  So how do they know where to go?  That’s one of those mysteries […]

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Harrier Drone

Before the sun even rises above the horizon, the Northern Harrier is already out on the hunt.  The grassy fields at the Red River National Wildlife Refuge Bayou Pierre Unit 30 minutes south of Shreveport are an excellent hunting ground for these raptors.  Juvenile Northern Harriers can often be found during the fall and winter […]

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One Frosty Morning

One Frosty Morning in December 2011 this buck sporting a very nice rack emerged from the brush surrounding Lake Caroline at Red River National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters Unit in northwest Louisiana.  The deer cautiously strutted out into an open field coated with heavy frost from the chilly December night air.  About a hundred yards away, […]

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Spoonbill Gossip

Spoonbill Gossip is one of my favorite images.  These Roseate Spoonbills were part of a larger group photographed at the Red River National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters Unit in September 2011.  I had occasionally seen spoonbills flying overhead at Headquarters Unit, but this was the first time I had seen even one, let alone nearly a […]

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Summer Gold

Summer Gold features a female Dickcissel perched on a locust tree branch.  Dickcissels are common to northwest Louisiana during the spring, summer and fall.  They are seed eaters, as you might be able to infer from the shape of their beaks.  This image was taken in August 2011 at the Red River National Wildlife Refuge […]

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