Awesome Color – The Rainbow Lorikeet

 A Rainbow Lorikeet shows off his color

My favorite creature to photograph this week is the Rainbow Lorikeet. They are an Australian native, so it’s not like you’ll find one in your backyard, but they are common in zoos. Often they are kept in walk-through enclosures like the one at Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, South Carolina. (more…)

Sheldon says: Trains are fun.

The Duke Power 0-4-0 switching locomotive

Spring looks like it’s finally here, time for some photo excursions. One place that’s always a great location is the North Carolina Transportation Museum. The focus here are the old trains and rolling stock that have been perfectly restored. Nothing like big and powerful steam or diesel locomotives when is comes to framing a shot. (more…)