Monthly Archives: July 2009

Monkeys!

These howler monkeys are in our backyard every day. They swing from tree to tree in search of food (they apparently eat leaves as seen in these pics) and, as I hear, travel through precisely the same route each time … Continue reading

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Which do you like better?

There are two sets below: the building and palm tree. They are each processed in a different way. Do you like 1 or 2 better? A or B better? (Clicking on them will bring out a bigger pop-up image) 1 … Continue reading

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My most recent pictures of Costa Rica

I’ve recently learned how to both photograph and process something called High dynamic range (or HDR) images and am LOVING it! It’s so much fun to turn what would normally be a pretty cool photo into something truly fantastic. I … Continue reading

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Casey and the tree frog

While I was plugging away on my computer inside Casey reminded me that we are in Costa Rica wilderness and cool things are happening all around us. Right outside our door she found this really cool tree frog. Here are … Continue reading

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I never get tired of the view from my balcony

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Road trip planning – Costa Rica style

Driving in Costa Rica can be challenging. One of the leading causes of death, apparently, is traffic accidents and after driving 658 kilometers over the weekend I can see how that is certainly possible. But check out the image included … Continue reading

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CNN: Costa Rica is the ‘happiest’ nation.

Costa Rica tops list of ‘happiest’ nations, according to a CNN report. After being here for only a few days I can see why. By the way, the picture included here is Casey being super-happy in Costa Rica yesterday at … Continue reading

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Samara – Day 1

This is my favorite image from my first full day in Costa Rica. It started with getting up early and checking out the beach just down the street from our house. This was taken right before I reached it for … Continue reading

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Samara, Costa Rica – first night

After a long day of constantly moving I’m finally at my new home for the next 5-6 weeks in Samara, Costa Rica. Here’s my first picture from the balcony of the house (30-second exposure) right after the sun set. I’ll … Continue reading

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Darden Family Reunion

I spent this last week with my family in Ruidoso, NM, at a family reunion. Below are the pictures from it. Family: if you would like to order any you should be able to but let me know if you … Continue reading

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