Category : Midway Atoll

Great Frigatebird, Midway Atoll

A juvenile Great Frigatebird displays its distinctive plumage.

White Tern, Midway Atoll

The White Tern (Gygis alba rothschildiis) is among the most beautiful of the seabirds nesting and breeding on Midway Atoll.

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End of life, Midway Atoll.

Midway Atoll, the grim reality of life and death in nature.   A victim of the 2011 Pacific tsunami, an albatross lies dead and decomposing.

White Terns, Midway Atoll.

A pair of white terns perch on a branch, Midway Atoll.   An example of the beauty of toned black and white photography.

Running for take off

The Albatross is graceful once in the air,  and its flight appears effortless,  but getting airborne is a different matter.

Laysan Albatross, photo, photo-art, illustration.

At what point does a photo become art? At what point does a photo become an illustration? A deliberately overexposed image was the basis for a piece of art

Laysan Albatross, pan and blur.

Pan and Blur Photography explained.  A Laysan Albatross skims by a setting wave on Midway Atoll.

Hawaiian Monk Seal, Midway Atoll.

An endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal rests on the sand, Midway Atoll.  A long telephoto lens made it possible to get pleasing pictures without approaching too close

Black-footed Albatross, Midway Atoll

The importance of editing in digital photography. A sequence of photos reveals one winning image among the discards!