Dorothea Lange, San Francisco, Calif., April 1942 - Children of the Weill public school, from the so-called international settlement, shown in a flag pledge ceremony. Some of them are evacuees of Japanese ancestry who will be housed in War relocation authority centers for the duration, 1942.

WC’s Heroes: Dorthea Lang


WC deeply admires the work of Dorthea Lange. As much as any photographer, she captured the abject misery of the Great Depression and the cruelty of the Japanese internment in World War II. Some of her photos have become iconic, none more so than this one. This photo is popularly known as “Migrant Mother,” but…

Great Blue Heron, Albertson Park, Boise

WC Goes Fishing


Vicarious fishing, anyway. WC stalked a Great Blue Heron at Albertson Park in Boise for about an hour yesterday, watching the bird stalk and strike at prey. A shot of a Great Blue catching prey has been a goal of WC’s for a few years now. You’ve probably seen a Great Blue fishing yourself. The…

Red-tailed Hawk shopping for lunch

Lunch Time


It’s perilous for W to post photos of raptors. WC has friends who are far, far better at bird photography, especially raptor photography, than WC will ever be. Link to their sites are over in the side bar. But here are a couple of Red-tailed Hawk photos, showing that hawks don’t turn their bills up…