Male Northern Cardinal Cardinalidae Cardinalis cardinalis Back Yard Wildlife Upstate South Carolina

Male Northern Cardinal – Back Yard Wildlife Series



A male Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis sits in a blooming Black Walnut Juglans nigra tree.

camera: Nikon D3 | lens: AF Nikkor VR 400mm f/2.8G IF-ED
focal length: 400mm – VR Handheld
exposure: f/5 – 1/3200th second – ISO 1000

Seen and Unseen Cline Grain Fountain County Millcreek Township Kingman Indiana

Seen and Unseen – Americana Series

As with many scenes in America there are things Seen and Unseen. Information may not be solely visually conveyed by reflected light from rusting metal. A photojournalist attempts to present maximum visual information in a single frame. An artist complicates the meaning of a photograph by using multiple layers of symbolism. In this case, is the intended message a political statement about how changes in foreign trade may lead to bankruptcies in the American Heartland? What does the rusting metal symbolize? What do the highlights and shadows mean? As a viewer, what do you see and what remains unseen?

camera: Nikon D610 | lens: AF Nikkor Zoom 14-24mm f/2.8G

focal length: 14mm | exposure: f/11 – 1/800th second – ISO 400