Category Archives: What I’ve learned

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The Northern Gannet

The Northern Gannet. Taken with the Nikon D5 and Nikon 180-400 f/4. It typically returns to the same nesting ground every year and has a lifelong mate that it doesn’t see again until the next […]

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They’re just playing, really…

On our first full day of wildlife shooting in Alaska, we flew by bush plane to the Katmai National Park and Preserve. It is a one hour flight across the Cook Inlet from Homer, Alaska, […]

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Back to Bosque

I am back in New Mexico with some good friends at one of my favorite birding locations at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. We are here primarily for only two birds, the Sandhill Crane […]

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B&W is still awesome

Even with photography trends that focus on bright colorful images with deeply saturated colors, I feel there is still a great need for powerful B&W photography. Sometimes B&W can be used as a crutch when […]

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It pays to be patient

It looked like a pretty dreary evening walking along the Via dei Fori Imperiali with the rain and oppressive cloud cover. All of a sudden the clouds broke and the sun poked through with a […]

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Weather not cooperating? Use black and white (B&W)

Sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate and you are in a location you may not be back to in a while. With the case of the last day in Rome, it was very overcast and raining. […]

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When In Rome

It’s been quite a while since I have been back to Rome. And at first it didn’t look like the weather was going to cooperate all day. Dark, grey, overcast skies with on and off […]

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A cold morning at the Moultan Barn

On our coldest morning yet in the Grand Tetons, we made our way over to Mormon Row to photograph the famous Moultan Barn. This was also our first morning at the barn where the Grand […]

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B&W to communicate drama and mood

In the late fall, most of the fall color is gone. Bare trees do not usually make for a great landscape subject. The one thing you usually get is the beginning of winter storms and […]

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When the photo gods are at breakfast

Sometimes the elements and critters don’t cooperate and you can’t get the traditional picture you want. In this instance, the elk were too far away and the skyline is the background did not create the […]

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