Our first day started off the morning with a program that included meeting, the mentors, Bob Smith and Layne Kennedy, who presented a short program about their work and photography style. The mentors then presented a camera settings question-and-answer session.
|Northern Shoveler - female preening|
Suddenly, out of the weeds came a huge flock of Night-Herons, Ducks, and a few Roseate Spoonbills. Other than a Turkey Vulture flying overhead. We did not see any cause for the huge flight of birds.
|American White Pelican|
|Rosette Spoonbills landing in the marsh grass|
|Black-crowned Night-Heron - juvenile|
|These people had traveled down from Massachusetts for a sunny weekend of fishing|
|Fishing off the Pier|
|Flower blur out of the camera with rear curtain flash|