This little Pintail Duck was a labor of love. A mixed media piece of colored pencils an acrylics. I truly love the way it turned out and look forward to doing another duck in the future. My artwork and photography prints are available for purchase at http://www.leahjsmith.smugmug.com
Last weekend was wonderful to be able to take some great shots of the pelicans that migrate to Arkansas during the winter months. These birds are really spectacular to look at with their big beaks, snow white feathers, and large bodies. I hope you enjoy these beautiful photos.
Today was a very cold and rainy day. Here in Arkansas we just missed a big winter storm that went north of us and dumped ice and snow all across the northern states. It just so happened that it was a great day to take some awesome shots of trumpeter swans and Canadian geese.
I finished my first children’s book last year around this time of the year. Dinky the Crooked Little Cow. Volume 1 can be purchased on Amazon in paper back or on kindle. It makes such a great children’s gifts. Please check it out on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Dinky-Crooked-Little-Cow-1/dp/1979682321/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1545164752&sr=8-1&keywords=dinky+the+crooked+little+cow Volume 2 is in the works and hopefully will be […]
Hairy or Downy? Very hard to tell…..well I have a hard time determining the difference. The best way to tell is the size of the two birds. The most distinctive difference in the two is the Downy woodpecker is the smaller of the two. Also look for the size difference in their bill. The Hairy […]
Dancing Diamonds Awarded Arkansas Living Magazine’s Cover photo for their 2019 Calendar. Arkansas Living Magazine
Have you ever seen up close a Bluebird taking a bath? Here is your chance to get up close and personal with an Eastern Bluebird while it splashes and enjoys the water on a warm sunny afternoon. Enjoy….., Leah
Trumpeter Swans are one of my most favorite subjects to photograph. These birds are one of the most beautiful animals that I have ever seen. A photograph does not depict their beauty as seen by the human eye. Every year I am blessed by a visit from these beautiful birds for a couple of the […]
Had a wonderful trip to Colorado last week. It was a photographers paradise. Here is just a few images that were captured on my week long trip. I hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoyed taking them. Bull Elk The Aspens were in their prime with bold colors of gold and yellow. Durango […]