I'm an avid nature-watcher--and living in one of the best cities in Canada for
nature-watching! I love hiking through Ottawa's diverse greenspace, stopping
along the way to study birds, beasts, insects, wildflowers, and whatever else
catches my eye. This blog is my way of sharing that love, in both pictures and
stories. Since I'm foremost a birder, birds are often the subjects of my
photos, although in late summer I may switch focus to insects.
I'm a hobby photographer. After many happy years with a Nikon D40, I finally
wore the shutter out, and now own a Nikon D3200. My lens is a Nikon 70-300mm
VR, and I use it handheld. Since I prefer to combine nature photography with
long hikes, a tripod doesn't hold much appeal for me.
I also upload my best photos to a photo gallery
sometimes with accompanying computer wallpapers. Unless otherwise noted, all
photos are released under a
, which means you may reuse them for non-commercial
purposes, but should credit me when doing so. See
page on the gallery site for more
FAQ (Frequently Asked Question)
Q: Why "Home For A Day"?
A: The short answer is that I have never felt at ease or at home in the world,
but the beauty of nature is what finally convinced me that I could at least
call it "home for a day."