Our old neighbors used to have a hummingbird feeder in their backyard. They moved away this year, but the birds are still looking around for food. During dinner this week we spotted this little guy around our lablab vine and snapped a few good pics of him.
A few weeks ago there was a not-so-common astronomical occurrence: a total Lunar Eclipse. The last one visible in North America was in December of 2011. I photographed that one with a basic point-and shoot camera. (I can’t find the pictures anymore; maybe they’re stuck on an old computer). For Christmas this year, I got an awesome DSLR! So this time around I was ready to take awesome pictures.