[Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald entering the coffee shop, used in publication.]

Saturday Light – Pagitica magazine shoot, Part 1

[Photographer’s note: the photoshoot this two-part series is about was done in January 2015 for Pagitica, a local magazine startup.  Unfortunately, as is so common with emerging publications,…

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Another season with John the Heron

My season is once again well underway, that mix of kayaking and photography that is uniquely my own, and despite a late start this year I’m making up…

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Simple Clicks – Common Yellowthroat

Among the spring warblers, I always consider the Common Yellowthroat to be a special capture.  Despite the implication of its name, in my experience the Common Yellowthroat is…

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American Crow

Meet the American Crow, smaller cousin of the Raven and one of the most common – and probably most misunderstood – birds that people are familiar with.  You’ve…

How to fix Rawtherapee after adding HaldCLUT

Just a few quick words regarding an issue I encountered with RawTherapee recently and struggled to solve, where RawTherapee would not launch. For my move to Linux Ubuntu, I’m…

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Simple Clicks – sunset at Fords

Sunset at Fords Pond always involves the tree.  In part, because the tree is generally to the west, or westerly, and so becomes a natural focal point.  But…

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On photographing wolves – part 2

Continued from: On Photographing Wolves – part 1 There are three species of wolves at the Lakota Wolf Preserve: two packs of Timber wolves, and one each of…

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On photographing wolves – part 1

This past December I turned thirty, with what I assume is the usual trepidation and conflicting feelings.  I’m not old yet, but I’m out of my twenties, and…

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Simple Clicks – sunrise in Emmet Park

Sunrise in Emmet Park, near the statute of ol’ Doc Jones.  That’s the river in the background, we’re on the bluff 40 feet above it and the sun…

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Of history in the South

It’s the South, with a capital S, and there is no denying that it is a land all its own, unlike any other region in America.  Steeped in…

BRENT PENNINGTON A Greater Yellowlegs hunts in the marsh at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge on the afternoon of 23 April 2016.

Simple Clicks – a last few Southern birds

  A last few birds from my adventures in Savannah, beginning with this Greater Yellowlegs hunting in the marsh at Savannah NWR. And then there’s the adult male…

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Simple Clicks – Live Oaks

“Live oaks point the way with twisted trunks under mossy drapes So pull back the curtain, the Devil be damned Into the fog, we will make our stand”…