Tag: Birds

Metering for Bird Photography

Frequently in my photography workshops the topic of Metering come up. There are situations where you would want to change how your camera measures the light in the scene depending on light conditions. Both of these images were imported into Lightroom and the same import preset was applied. […]

Bird Extravaganza

It’s spring time and spring time means bird migration along the Atlantic Fly-way. For a number of years the manor’s garden has become a bird sanctuary with water, food, and shelter for our feathered friends. The more the birds I’ve had settle in, the more passer-by’s stop by […]

The Avocets

One of the reasons why I wanted to travel to Galveston Island was due to a fellow blogger Tim Timmis a Texan local who always shares wonderful captures of shorebirds from the Bolivar Salt Flats. Bolivar Peninsula is just north of Galveston Island and is accessed by a […]

Meet 6E4 a Piping Plover

Meet 6E4 a Piping Plover that I discovered while laying on the wet sand of the Bolivar Peninsula last week. Whenever I’m observing and photographing a flock of shorebirds, I’m also on the search for those that are wearing jewelry. As those that are wearing jewelry tell a […]

A Creative Slump

It’s hard to imagine, but even I sometimes have a creative slump. As many of you may know, I am a prolific photographer, always capturing something nearly daily if not with the big camera, than at least with my iPhone. When a new season begins I’m always so […]

Building Trust

Being a wildlife photographer requires one to have infinite patience and to become a behaviorist and naturalist. Certainly one of the first lessons is to understand the habitats, seasons and habits of the species you are wanting to photography. Where will they be? When will they be there? […]

Suet Loving Birds

For those that have followed me for some time now, they may have remembered a blog post about creating a bird photography studio at home. Wintertime is a wonderful time to create your own bird photography studio as the birds are busy looking for sustenance in difficult weather […]

Trumpeter Swans

The Trumpeter swan is the largest native waterfowl species in North America with wing spans of over six-feet and weighing more than 25 pounds. One of North America’s heaviest flying birds the Trumpeter swan need a 100-foot runway to lift off from waterways Beginning in the 1700’s and […]