I photographed my very first eagles on this New Year’s Day 2009; this one was in Amelia, Louisiana, in St. Mary’s Parish. I thought the quote by Benjamin Franklin was an appropriate one to sum up my adventures this day and my hopes for the new year. Happy New Year to all!


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  • Adam Bykowski
    Adam Bykowskiover 5 years ago

    Great shot and wise words. Your work is inspiring Bonnie. If you don’t mind me asking what type of camera and lens did you use here?

  • webbie
    webbieover 5 years ago

    Wise words we really need to live by…Great job Bonnie…:) hugggggz

  • elphonline
    elphonlineover 5 years ago

    lovely words and pic.

  • Jonicool
    Jonicoolover 5 years ago

    Wonderful capture and words!

    GOSIA GRZYBEKover 5 years ago


  • loramae
    loramaeover 5 years ago

    Unreal BB the shots you are able to obtain! lol It reminds me of the message we heard NY’s eve…the greatest of these is love…def. be a better world! Always food for thought in your art my friend :O)

  • Richard VanWart
    Richard VanWartover 5 years ago

    What a great success to have on your first effort with eagles! Kudos! Wishing you more in this brand new year - and what a great symbol to achieve on NYDay! Best regards -

  • Lyn Evans
    Lyn Evansover 5 years ago

    Incredible capture

  • Kimberly Palmer
    Kimberly Palmerover 5 years ago

    Yaaaaaaaaaay, your first eagle!!! I know how excited you were….. fantastic! May there be many more Bon Bon.

  • Kimberly Palmer
    Kimberly Palmerover 5 years ago

    Ps: look at those amazing talons. Love it!

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