Tag Archives: Charleston

Pelican, Quick Fly By

Eagles, Hawks, and Vultures fly high, and glide, using the thermals in the air. Pelicans do the same thing. Except rather than soar up high, they almost touch the surface of the water.

Pelican, Quick Fly By - click to enlarge
Pelican, Quick Fly By – click to enlarge

I was slightly above this bird as he flew at surface level right past me. The colors in the background here is the different shades of sun on the water.

Juvenile Bald Eagle

On our way to large marshes we cut through a wildlife management area. And almost went right past this Eagle sitting on the ground. If he hadn’t flown up this pine we would never have seen him.

Juvenile Bald Eagle - click to enlarge
Juvenile Bald Eagle – click to enlarge

It takes about 5 years for an Eagle to mature, and then get the characteristic white head and tail.

Juvenile Bald Eagle - click to enlarge
Juvenile Bald Eagle – click to enlarge

This bird is only just now getting a few adult feathers.

Juvenile Bald Eagle - click to enlarge
Juvenile Bald Eagle – click to enlarge
Juvenile Bald Eagle - click to enlarge
Juvenile Bald Eagle – click to enlarge

The ACE Basin area in South Carolina has a number of Bald Eagles in residence.

Soft Color, Reflections

One of the most photographed spots in Charleston.

Yesterday to capture this simple image meant standing in this spot and waiting… for ever… until no one was in the shot.

Soft Color, Reflections - click to enlarge
Soft Color, Reflections – click to enlarge

Photographers come from all over the US to shoot here, I left after an hour. I’ll wait until they go home.

From A Walk Around Town, Charleston

Some random… random set of images, random set of Charleston, South Carolina.

From A Walk Around Town, Charleston - click to enlarge
From A Walk Around Town, Charleston – click to enlarge
From A Walk Around Town, Charleston - click to enlarge
From A Walk Around Town, Charleston – click to enlarge

The architecture here is more diverse than you would think. The trick is to walk a short distance the French Quarter.

From A Walk Around Town, Charleston - click to enlarge
From A Walk Around Town, Charleston – click to enlarge

Click, or double tap, and image below to view the gallery.