Greetings and welcome to my little collection of photographs. Feel free to look around at photos of family, friends, vacations, occasions, cats and dogs, Coast Guard stuff and of course, flying machines of all descriptions. This collection will be a work in progress as long as I can hold a camera.

And please check out the newest section of this site, Bob's Blog. There, I'll comment on the photos, technique, equipment or whatever else is on my mind.

If you want to download any of the photos in full resolution and without a watermark, just email me for the password or leave a request in the Guestbook. Family members and friends, feel free to drop me a line or give me a call and I'll hook you up.

You may purchase prints of any of the images by adding them to your shopping cart, then selecting the desired size and finish at check out.

So, what do you think? If you have any comments, please send an email to Bob@rshafer.net or leave a mesage in the Guestbook.

Thanks for visiting. I hope you find something that you enjoy.


Visitors 6662
12620 photos, 13 videos

Bob Shafer has been making photographs ever since he got his first camera, which he purchased by sending in box tops of his favorite breakfast cereal, many, many years ago. Although he has somewhat better photo equipment these days, he still enjoys capturing light and and time in images.

Bob's aviation photographs have been published in the United States and Europe and he is a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Photo Corp. He uses Canon camera products.

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Featured Galleries & Collections

EAA AIrVenture Oshkosh 2015

Visitors 1
173 photos
Created 5-Aug-15
Modified 5-Aug-15
EAA AIrVenture Oshkosh 2015

Stuart Air Show 2014

Visitors 9
42 photos
Created 10-Nov-14
Modified 10-Nov-14
Stuart Air Show 2014

EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2014

Visitors 2
80 photos
Created 19-Aug-14
Modified 19-Aug-14
EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2014

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013

Visitors 12
145 photos
Created 5-Aug-13
Modified 5-Aug-13
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013

Fireworks aboard the USCGC Bristol Bay 2013

Visitors 199
62 photos
Created 25-Jun-13
Modified 25-Jun-13
Fireworks aboard the USCGC Bristol Bay 2013

Star Flyer March / April 2013

Visitors 60
422 photos
Created 19-Apr-13
Modified 19-Apr-13
Star Flyer March / April 2013

Leatherback Sea Turtle Nesting

Visitors 40
10 photos
Created 16-Apr-13
Modified 16-Apr-13
Leatherback Sea Turtle Nesting

DC-3 Flagship Detroit

Visitors 8
25 photos
Created 24-Nov-12
Modified 24-Nov-12
DC-3 Flagship Detroit

Stuart Air Show - Veterans Day 2012

Visitors 1
37 photos
Created 24-Nov-12
Modified 24-Nov-12
Stuart Air Show - Veterans Day 2012

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012

Visitors 8
121 photos
Created 3-Aug-12
Modified 3-Aug-12
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012

Shafer Family Reunion 2012

Visitors 39
54 photos
Created 20-Aug-12
Modified 20-Aug-12
Shafer Family Reunion 2012

Fireworks 2012

Visitors 30
100 photos
Created 2-Jul-12
Modified 2-Jul-12
Fireworks 2012

February 2012 Royal Clipper & Barbados

Visitors 13
142 photos
Created 4-Mar-12
Modified 4-Mar-12
February 2012 Royal Clipper  & Barbados

Most Interesting as rated on Flickr

Visitors 81
53 photos
Created 15-Aug-09
Modified 15-Aug-09
Most Interesting as rated on Flickr

Featured Photos

Visitors 89
72 photos
Created 10-Feb-12
Modified 10-Feb-12
Featured Photos

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2011

Visitors 13
131 photos
Created 5-Oct-11
Modified 5-Oct-11
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2011

Fireworks 2011

Visitors 23
100 photos
Created 29-Jun-11
Modified 29-Jun-11
Fireworks 2011

Costa Rica 2011 Star Flyer

Visitors 25
244 photos
Created 28-Mar-11
Modified 28-Mar-11
Costa Rica 2011 Star Flyer

Troop Carrier Reunion 2010

Visitors 38
77 photos
Created 23-Nov-10
Modified 23-Nov-10
Troop Carrier Reunion 2010

Arizona 10

Visitors 12
246 photos
Created 4-Sep-10
Modified 4-Sep-10
Arizona 10

Thunder Over Michigan 2010

Visitors 10
46 photos
Created 16-Nov-10
Modified 16-Nov-10
Thunder Over Michigan 2010

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2010

Visitors 9
109 photos
Created 6-Aug-10
Modified 6-Aug-10
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2010

Fireworks 2010

Visitors 103
61 photos
Created 6-Mar-12
Modified 6-Mar-12
Fireworks 2010

Hawaii 09

Visitors 41
184 photos
Created 5-Jan-10
Modified 5-Jan-10
Hawaii 09

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 09

Visitors 25
79 photos
Created 15-Aug-09
Modified 15-Aug-09
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 09

Thunder Over Michigan 09

Visitors 46
69 photos
Created 22-Jul-09
Modified 22-Jul-09
Thunder Over Michigan 09

Arizona 09

Visitors 25
20 photos
Created 22-Jul-09
Modified 22-Jul-09
Arizona 09

The Mediterranean 08

Visitors 27
607 photos
Created 30-Jun-08
Modified 30-Jun-08
The Mediterranean 08

Our Goofy Cats

Visitors 28
35 photos
Created 5-Oct-11
Modified 5-Oct-11
Our Goofy Cats

April in Paris (and England) 2015

Visitors 3
730 photos
Created 13-May-15
Modified 13-May-15
April in Paris (and England) 2015


Recently Added

EAA AIrVenture Oshkosh 2015

Visitors 1
173 photos
Created 5-Aug-15
Modified 5-Aug-15
EAA AIrVenture Oshkosh 2015

April in Paris (and England) 2015

Visitors 3
730 photos
Created 13-May-15
Modified 13-May-15
April in Paris (and England) 2015

EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2014

Visitors 2
80 photos
Created 19-Aug-14
Modified 19-Aug-14
EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2014

The Colorful Birds of St. Maarten

Visitors 14
30 photos
Created 20-Apr-13
Modified 20-Apr-13
The Colorful Birds of St. Maarten

Star Flyer March / April 2013

Visitors 60
422 photos
Created 19-Apr-13
Modified 19-Apr-13
Star Flyer March / April 2013

Teatro Nacional Costa Rica

Visitors 16
50 photos
Created 17-Apr-13
Modified 17-Apr-13
Teatro Nacional Costa Rica

Leatherback Sea Turtle Nesting

Visitors 40
10 photos
Created 16-Apr-13
Modified 16-Apr-13
Leatherback Sea Turtle Nesting


All Photographs

Family and Friends

Galleries 49
Modified 27-Jun-15
2669 photos
Family and Friends

Bob & Sue's Fabulous Vacations

Galleries 17
Modified 1-May-15
3187 photos
Bob & Sue's Fabulous Vacations

Aircraft, Airshows, and all things Aviation

Galleries 59
Modified 26-Aug-15
3307 photos
Aircraft, Airshows, and all things Aviation

Coast Guard & CG AUX

Galleries 32
Collections 1
Modified 30-Oct-13
1661 photos
Coast Guard & CG AUX

Our house. It's a very, very, very fine house.

Galleries 2
Modified 29-Dec-09
129 photos
Our house.  It's a very, very, very fine house.

Most Interesting as rated on Flickr

Visitors 81
53 photos
Created 15-Aug-09
Modified 15-Aug-09
Most Interesting as rated on Flickr

Our Goofy Cats

Visitors 28
35 photos
Created 5-Oct-11
Modified 5-Oct-11
Our Goofy Cats

Farm Report

Visitors 9
665 photos
Created 22-Mar-14
Modified 22-Mar-14
Farm Report

No where else to put these shots

Visitors 23
54 photos
Created 23-Nov-08
Modified 23-Nov-08
No where else to put these shots

Featured Photos

Visitors 89
72 photos
Created 10-Feb-12
Modified 10-Feb-12
Featured Photos

War Memorials

Visitors 34
47 photos
Created 5-Mar-12
Modified 5-Mar-12
War Memorials

Battleship New Jersey

Visitors 98
18 photos
Created 4-Jul-08
Modified 4-Jul-08
Battleship New Jersey

Arm's Length Self Portraits

Visitors 20
10 photos
Created 12-Oct-08
Modified 12-Oct-08
Arm's Length Self Portraits

Least Interesting

Visitors 23
52 photos
Created 4-Jul-08
Modified 4-Jul-08
Least Interesting

Fun with my new lens.

Visitors 14
7 photos
Created 28-Jun-09
Modified 28-Jun-09
Fun with my new lens.

Friendly Doggies

Visitors 12
29 photos
Created 12-Jun-10
Modified 12-Jun-10
Friendly Doggies

WSU MGC & CS '71 Tour Reunion

Visitors 37
84 photos
Created 5-Oct-11
Modified 5-Oct-11
WSU MGC & CS '71 Tour Reunion

Miranda Shoots Pin-Ups

Visitors 66
10 photos
Created 15-Aug-09
Modified 15-Aug-09
Miranda Shoots Pin-Ups

Barton's Condo

Visitors 4
52 photos
Created 29-Aug-11
Modified 29-Aug-11
Barton's Condo

Ottawa Circle House

Visitors 2
79 photos
Created 13-Mar-12
Modified 13-Mar-12
Ottawa Circle House

Storage

Galleries 2
Modified 3-Jul-10
79 photos

Tractors & The Grange Hall

Visitors 0
0 photos
Created 18-Dec-12
Modified 18-Dec-12

Leatherback Sea Turtle Nesting

Visitors 40
10 photos
Created 16-Apr-13
Modified 16-Apr-13
Leatherback Sea Turtle Nesting

Booger (the Wonder Cat) Videos

Visitors 3
2 videos
Created 20-Jul-13
Modified 20-Jul-13

Farm House Restoration

Visitors 16
310 photos
Created 22-Mar-14
Modified 22-Mar-14
Farm House Restoration

Low Flying Aircraft

Visitors 5
2 items
Created 16-Jun-14
Modified 16-Jun-14
Low Flying Aircraft