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BRENT PENNINGTON Bald Eagle in flight at Mongaup Falls Reservoir in NY on the afternoon of 09 February 2013.

Notes for my next eagling trip

The goal, naturally, is to create more photos like the one above. And far, far fewer like the one that’ll appear after the break. My last eagling trip…

Tufted Titmouse at the feeders at Paul Sevensky's house on the morning of 30 July 2012.

:facepalm:

Went out shooting with Paul yesterday morning.  When I dropped him off at his place, we spent a few minutes troubleshooting some issues with his garden, and I…

Juvenile Tree Swallow on a fence at Archbald Regional Park on the morning of 27 June 2012.

Simple Clicks – Full frame, baby!

This doesn’t happen often.  Not even close.  Birds – any birds – at full frame are an incredible opportunity.  This is a juvenile Tree Swallow, perched on a…

The Pier and Bench

A Little Mood Music

I always think that early mornings are best for “mood” shots. Here are a few efforts captured recently at the Abington Regional Park in Northeastern Pennsylvania. I had…

Panorama of Little Rocky Glen on the morning of 24 May 2012.

Some thoughts on perspectives

It occurs to me that I may have been geeking out on too much gear lately.  New cameras, new lenses, old lenses – it’s all fun, but it’s…

Venus at Twilight

Oh Venus…

Whatever role the goddess Venus plays in the fortunes of love, as Frankie Avalon’s song  suggests, the planet Venus makes a lovely astronomical object that dominates the night…

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All Creatures Great and Small … and in between

I don’t have the most powerful lens when it comes to wildlife – a Sigma 70-300 with OS – but I have often found that planning, patience and…

Kelly Krieger poses for headshots outdoors at St Ann's in Scranton, PA, on the afternoon of 28 January 2012.

Saturday Light: Kelly’s Headshots

Tuesday’s missed post was brought to you by a nasty viral cold. After several days on the couch, I’m finally back on my feet. But if this post…

Panorama of sunrise at Bullhead Bay, Lackawanna State Park, on the morning of 22 January

How I Shoot Panoramas

I got a request from one of my readers to talk about how I shoot panoramas. I am always thrilled to get feedback from you guys, including requests….

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6 Tips for Thanksgiving Photos

Turkey Day is fast approaching – well, at least here in the US where we indulge in this shameless tribute to gluttony. For many of us, this is…

Trial shot of Lauren during her 2nd senior session, 06 November 2011.

Simple Clicks – Glamour Light

Just a trial run for an idea I’ve been hoping to develop better. I’ve seen other photogs use this style of lighting with kick ass results and have…

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Snowfall Panoramas

Catching up after a busy weekend, spent almost all of it behind the camera, which was just awesome. But before I jump into the new stuff, I wanted…