Category Archives: What I’ve learned

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Bighorn Ewes Chilling Out

So where there are rams, rocky mountain bighorn sheep ewes can’t be far behind. The rams are always keeping close eyes on the herd. In my last post, we had a ram peering over the […]

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The Boreal Owl

Considered a “bucket list” bird for many, the boreal owl is one of the smaller and elusive owls in Sax Zim Bog. We drove around in the area where people indicated they saw the owl […]

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First Day at Sax Zim

I have had the great opportunity to visit many of the “bucket list” wildlife photography spots around the world. One in particular on my bucket list that gets you up close in personal with some […]

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My New Nikkor 24mm PC-E Tilt Shift Lens

When I visit London, I always take a tube ride down to Pimlico to visit a really cool camera store that deals only in Nikon camera gear. Grays of Westminster has been around for a long […]

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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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