Thursday, September 2, 2010

Little Carolina Wren, so glad you visit my garden

I never profess to be a great photographer, in fact I am one of those point and shoot people. I take a lot of fuzzy shots and I still put them on here because I figure it's better than the alternative, which is zero. My little Wren friend was taken through glass and the direction of the sun was not in my favor. Consequently, these photos are a little bit hazy. I could say I actually intended to go for that soft look but I can't tell lies. My eyes crinkle up and so does my nose, so if I ever tried to tell my parents a fib - an itsy-bitsy white lie - they could always tell. Funny, I used to tease my son because he did exactly the same thing when he was growing up. I guess there is something to be said for that gene pool?

She seeks him here.....

She seeks him there.....

But thankfully, that blessed hawk is not to be seen anywhere.

29 comments:

Sunny said...

What charming pictures of this dear little Wren. Whether you planned it or not, the soft focus is a wonderful touch.
I'm so glad he visited your garden too :)
☼ Sunny

Linda (PA_shutterbug) said...

I think it is wise of the wren to keep an eye out for that hawk!

Limey said...

What a sweet little birdie!

gigihawaii said...

Very nice photos of the Wren, Denise. And your previous post about the hawks was interesting, also. I have never seen either bird in any of my trips abroad or here in Hawaii.

jabblog said...

What a pretty bird. I haven't seen a wren for months and months.

imac said...

Now, I'm sure you created these thru Photoshop, wink wink, and without even a blink.lol.
Denise these are real rab shots my friend.

KaHolly said...

Sweet post. Sometimes through the window has to be good enough, huh? I watched a juvenile house wrten while visiting my sister for a few days. Such darling little birds. ~karen

We love Luna said...

She is the beauty, adorable pictures!
purrs
Luna - We love Luna

Carver said...

I love these shots of the wren and the softness adds to the charm. They are so hard to catch.

A Brit in Tennessee said...

I think you take marvelous pictures !
Yes, I thought you'd added the soft focus, but maybe your camera lens is a little fogged due to being in a cool house, and then grabbed to run outside :)
Little Carolina Wrens are some of the sweetest birds, just little busy bodies ;)

Cheryl said...

Aw..nice photos of a pretty little bird. Glad the hawk was far away...

Margaret Cloud said...

These are cute pictures. I think you take great pictures.

MarieElizabeth said...

Your last 2 days of birds are really nice. I'm glad you kept watching for them. And I prefer to look at the fuzzy photos as artistically softened. :D

Viola said...

Hi there, so lovely photos of the lovely bird! Also I like the one you posted below! :)

michael said...

What a sweet little wren. Love the soft image treatment.

Jean said...

Denise, I really like the poses of the Carolina Wren and like the softness of the photos. Thanks for visiting my blog and the nice comment. You have a super blog and will be back!

Janie said...

You might not have planned it, but I love the soft focus. Very cute photos of the wren.

Karen said...

I love the soft hazy look. Perfect for this cute little guy. Even with your 'true confession' these are still beautiful shots!

Strawberry Jam Anne said...

Pretty little bird - I'm thankful the hawk was nowhere to be seen too, Denise. I think your shot is lovely, however you came by it. And, your photography is far superior to mine. A x

cat said...

She is adorable and the soft focus is just fine :)

Kay said...

You are definitely a great photographer, Denise!

Brookville Daily Photo said...

I like your wren photographs. They are excellent in the amount of detail they have. And while they might not be the same as what you could take, through the windows, with a DSLR -- a Canon or Nikon -- they are what you took. And that says it all.

I must confess that I like the tonal quality of the hawk in your previous post. I thought I was following you and should have seen that when it was posted, but didn't for some reason. Nice shot.

Judi Hopper said...

Veeery nice! But tell me, how did you achieve that soft, fuzzy quality :)

mommanator said...

I like the muted effect looks like you did on purpose

Mary said...

I'm glad you posted them. The fuzzyness just adds to their beauty:-) I have a lot of trouble with the glass on our sliding doors...it gets moisture in it and really messes up the photos. Wren's are so nice to see anytime.

matron said...

I thought the Wren pictures were lovely,my pictures come out like this when I take them through the window.Wrens are my favorite bird,yours is not the same as ours,but just as beautiful.
The hawk pictures in your last post ,reminded me of the hawks I posted,I know how excited you must have been,I hardly dared breathe when taking my pics.

Poetic Shutterbug said...

This little wren is precious and I like the "soft" effect of the photos. So delicate and sweet.

A New Beginning said...

ha ha loved the lines with the pictures :) Denise I guess our emotions get immersed in photography and make it even better
..loved the pics :) thanks for visting my blog...do come again!!

Rosadimaggio63 said...

Bellissimo !!!!
Grazie della vista e buona serata.