As humans, we communicate with our eyes more often than we realize. Our eyes can show sadness, joy and so many more emotions. How often have you looked into your dog’s eyes and known exactly what they are thinking or feeling?
The eyes say everything. I think people tend to forget that the wildlife around us have emotions too. As a wildlife photographer, it’s very important to capture a subject’s eyes in an image. Whether it’s the bright red eyes of a beautiful Wood Duck or the soulful stare of a Black Bear, the eyes bring our images to life. With the click of the shutter, we catch what an animal is feeling and for a moment, we share in something wonderful. If the image is everything we hoped for, we get to relive that sensation every time we view our pictures.
Wood Duck Portrait
This week I wanted to share a few of my favorite images that show off the many beautiful eyes of wildlife. I hope you enjoy them.
If this is your first time visiting my website or reading one of my blog posts, welcome, and thank you for joining us. Please subscribe here so you can receive updates on the next blog posts on Backyard Birding. You will also receive occasional discounts and newsletters. Please share my blog and galleries with family and friends! Remember to follow the Nature First and Leave No Trace principles and always strive to leave places better than you found them.
Until next time, keep the sun behind you and the birds in view