Getting a photograph of a Black-capped Chickadee has proven to be more of a challenge than I expected. Waiting for one to perch, focusing and getting the shot has been difficult because of the speed at which they arrive and depart. I will continue in my quest to capture this little bird’s true beauty.
The photo ended up as our Christmas card (with a littlePhotoshop magic done by my husband.) I later incorporated the extra cards into one of my mixed media collages, shown above. I also used the image for a watercolor painting. Hopefully these little birds will continue to come to our yard, feeders and birdhouses while also inspiring me to use their images in my art.