I am a 42-year old husband and father. I was an avid computer gamer and DOF, F-stops and the like were foreign to me until my wife introduced me to photography.

I began shooting during the latter part of March 2010 and quickly became addicted to it. I started this blog to share my journey and to learn along the way. Special thanks to my wife Eng who encouraged me and to all my friends in Blogosphere who shared their knowledge and taught me to further this craft.

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black-headed gull

blackheaded gull



I would never ever see this beautiful bird if it wasn't you, so thank you! What is he thinking about?... I like the sun spots of light in the background!


Love the gold and black background. It makes for nice contrast for the bird.

Lisa RedWillow

Try this agian. I love the Bokeh .Stunning capture and your dof is excellent. Love this.


~oh my goodness...this may just be the sweetest of sweets you have captured...adorable is this one and beautiful is your shot! wishing you and yours a wonderful weekend ahead...much love light and blessings~


these gulls are common here, you took what is common and made it specail to me. beautiful


Superb - love the bokeh in the background!


Good shot!! When you catch the eyes as you did It's always a good shot. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

John S. Mead

Great shot ..Love the bokeh in the background!


Beautiful detail of a very handsome bird and awesome bokeh.


Lovely shot, and the background is a great setting for this great capture.


Wish I could take ones as good as this!

Kay L. Davies

Fabulous photo, Dave. I love the face of the bird, and that bit of bright light on the tail. What a shot!
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
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Gorgeous shot!

Three Horses, have a great weekend!


The bokeh in the background is gorgeous....but the gull is even prettier. This shot is awesome.


So pretty -- I love the colors.

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