Of all the birds that visit my backyard, I find myself most mesmerized by the cardinals. Between seed snacks from the feeder, this guy was hanging out in the snow watching the world go by. I still struggle to get a nice, clear, high-definition shot of a cardinal, but this photograph is at least better […]

The Northern Cardinal is so well-loved that it has been named the official bird of seven states.  I have been stalking female cardinals all spring.  While I know I still have so much to learn as a photographer, here were three shots that were decent enough to share.  What do you think?  Do you have […]

At long last, I’ve managed to capture a halfway decent shot of a cardinal.  I know this won’t be the best photo of a cardinal you’ve ever seen, but I’m so excited to start with this shot.  I’m not sure if it’s the same bird, or not, but a male cardinal has been spending an […]

While daddy cardinal chilled on the deck railing, momma cardinal climbed up on the rooftop of the bird feeder and posed for pictures.

It’s been fun watching the cardinals pair up for spring.  It looks like the male brings the female bits of food some of the time. I  just hope to be able to find nests of eggs to (carefully) photograph soon! On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  The Winery SF One Thing, […]