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In the field

Got nothing for you today – it’s the first sunshine in over a week and I’m spending as much time in the field as possible to enjoy it….

Simple Clicks – Storm Sky

This is what happens when storm clouds roll in quickly and I’m out with only the bird lens.  Shooting landscapes at 420mm isn’t highly recommended, but if that’s…

Things I’ve Learned about Wildlife Photography

While I’m certainly not an expert on wildlife photography yet, I’ve been doing it long enough, and with enough success – accidental and otherwise – to be able…

Exciting Lens Announcements

Finally, some good news on the lens front!  During the past two days both Canon and Sigma have released info on new lenses that are of great interest…

Simple Clicks – Telephoto Landscapes

Landscapes are usually associated with wide-angle lenses, so it’s fun to try shooting them with the opposite – in this case the 300L.  Rather than a wide, sweeping…

Canon 300L f/4 IS – Review

It’s been a while since I’ve done any gear reviews, but this is one that I’ve been thinking about for several months now and finally have the time…

Raptors at CCEEC

Spent some time at the Carbon County Environmental Education Center on Friday morning, where I got the rare opportunity to get up close to several raptors.  Sadly, they…

Green Heron @ 300mm

As you may have gathered from my last post, about f/4 goodness, I’m shooting wildlife at 300mm these days.  Specifically the 300L f/4 IS, which arrive at my…

Simple Clicks – f/4 goodness

This is what you get when you shoot @ 300mm, f/4, ISO 250.  It’s called f/4 goodness, and it absolutely rocks!  Lovely bokeh and major isolating power give…

Monday Morning: Part 2

We left Fords Pond half-numb and starving and dropped down into Clark’s Summit, where Paul’s cousin has a diner – one of those great little places that’s unassuming,…

Friday, 07 May

Out in the morning to Fords Pond to chase the birds.  It was a very good morning!  After my experiences shooting the backyard, letting the birds come to…

More backyard birds

The afternoon was too nice to pass up on Wednesday, so before my evening senior shoot, and in between some editing, I stepped out back with the bird…