Archive for May 31st, 2011

We have gone from cool, wet weather to some rather warm weather with temperatures hovering around 34 degrees Celsius. With the warm weather the Gray Treefrogs have now arrived to chorus in the ponds. I have been having a few busy evenings out in the ponds, shooting several hundred images a night, however, I usually edit these images down to a handful of ones I consider to be extra special. I was quite pleased to locate this fella on an old cattail stem singing his heart out. I positioned myself low, with the camera just above the surface of the pond and the camera pointed slightly upward so the night sky would give me the black background I wanted. I was a little too low though. As I was framing this composition water began to flood my chest waders. Sometimes you just have to grin and bear it and get the shot.

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