Nature Photography Michigan

iaustin on November 12th, 2016

Bevy of White-Tailed Deer – Michigan, Does & Fawns Odocoileus virginianus Deer Royalty – Young Bucks   Off in the Distance – Bevy of White-tailed Deer Off in the distance–a group of deer, on the northern passage of Jimme’, hidden deep within Kensington forest, I heard a soft rumbling noise. I was standing behind the trunk […]

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iaustin on December 7th, 2015

Michigan Osprey One Early Morning in Kensington MetroPark One of the biggest, badest set of menacing looking talons in all the land, has returned – Osprey in Michigan. The early morning air was crisp and chilly to my hands, and also it seemed to have an operational effect my camera equipment. There was a slight mist on the […]

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iaustin on December 3rd, 2015

Once Upon Another Eden “Down by the river” exists a group of mysterious clouds; these clouds are members of a larger galactic host. They are on an epic journey transversing countless galaxies over unmeasurable lengths of time; transcending multitudes of dimensions; drawing closer to their destination; the outer realms of “DayStar.” Their unsuspected intrusions into many domains incite […]

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iaustin on January 4th, 2015

Great Horned Owl – Michigan Bubo virginianus     Far back off the beaten path, in one of Michigan’s Metro Parks, I spotted a Great Horned Owl departing from its well concealed nest of 4 owlets. ThirdSon and the River’s Sky Saga   ———————————————————————————— Nature Photography by Ike Austin – Michigan National Graphic 2011-2014 Photography that is Therapy for […]

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iaustin on November 28th, 2014

Michigan Eastern Bluebird – Bird of Red, White, and Blue Sialia sialis   Framed by blue skies, and deep patriotic red, white, and blue colors; sitting colorfully looking out in serious contemplation, the Eastern Bluebird adorns the casual observer with a pleasing sight of beauty. Looking like a royal flag staked on a branch, high above the wetlands, found all across the state of […]

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iaustin on September 24th, 2014

Wood Duck – Michigan, Nature Photography Aix Sponsa   The question is answered…     Wood Ducks and Creation If Creation were racist—as all religions on Lower Earth secretly hope—the plumage of this Wood Duck would be all one solid color. Instead; there are colors of brown, beige, blue and teal, speckles of burgundy, red, […]

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iaustin on June 29th, 2014

Michigan Cedar Waxwing – Oil Dipped Wing Tips – Sitting on a Branch Bombycilla Cedrorum The most beautiful, handsome, colorful, mysterious, portrait, pose, of a Cedar Waxwing Michgan bird. Black masked eyepatch, autumn tinted bronze mantle, gradually, softly fades to grey. Master painted, oil dipped blood red, dapped on tips of secondary wings.  With brightest […]

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iaustin on March 5th, 2014

Of Ancient Days, I happened upon this being… Ancient of Days       Appearing in the forest of Jimme’ at the edge of the southern province, I happened on what I could best describe as the living ancient of days, the old one, the one who slowly… expressed itself…saying…”I am very, very old, and, […]

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iaustin on November 28th, 2013

Hummingbird Michigan – Smallest Fastest Bird Archilochus colubris Michigan Hummingbird is the teeny weeny, itsy bitsy, tinniest, miniaturist, pee wee of all birds. Yes, the Hummingbird is itty-bitty, minature tinny, littlest, smallish, pocket-sized, mico, mini of a birdie. Small But F-a-s-t! I Do Mean Fast! – The Hummingbird is fast. Hypersonic in fact. It’s a little […]

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iaustin on October 20th, 2013

  RedTailed Hawk – Michigan, the Noble   The Hawk, a Symbol of the Highest   A Nature Photography of RedTail Hawk Nobility Suddenly, a young juvenile Red-tail hawk raises its wings, high above its head, creating a most spectacular and grandeur posture. The majestic bird is fixated on something far off into the distance, […]

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