Capture and Beyond Workflow Lessons That You Cannot Afford to Miss
There are no images to accompany this post. Why? When I first started digital photography in September, 2002 (not 2001 as I have written before…), I did not realize that it was important to save each RAW file. Each RAW file is the [...]
I created this image while seated behind my tripod-mounted Canon 800mm f/5.6L IS lens with the 1.4X III TC and the EOS-1D Mark IV. ISO 400. Evaluative metering +2/3 stop: 1/1000 sec. at f/10 in Manual mode.
Lens/TC/camera body Micro-adjustment: 0.
Juvie Sanderling Capture Lessons
As regular readers know, wind against [...]
Size Does Matter; The Power of the Square of the Focal Length
In the original “The Art of Bird Photography” I wrote something to this effect: the size of the bird in the frame is not a factor of the focal length but rather a factor of the square of the focal [...]
Return to My Homeland, A Guest Blog Post by Yannis Arvanitis
Yannis joined Robert O’Toole and I at Lake Kerkini late last winter as our co-leader/interpreter. It was great having him along especially at our favorite restaurant!
This image of a Dalmatian Pelican splashing down for a landing was created on the Lake Kerkin, [...]
You just gotta love getting old. As they say often, “It beats the alternative.” (I agree on that.)
I was walking around the house in my stocking feet this afternoon as I always do–tile floor throughout–getting ready for my nap and feeling jet-lagged-out-of-it, practically out on my feet. I was way [...]
This image of a displaying Great Egret was created with the Canon 800mm f/5.L IS lens, the EF 1.4X III TC, and the EOS-1D Mark IV. ISO 400. Evaluative metering -2 stops: 1/1250 sec. at f/11 in Manual Mode after histogram and blinkies check. With all that black it was obvious that I [...]
As expected, the cultures did not grow anything. This may very well indicate that the infection has been beaten but I will likely be put on a strong, very expensive oral antibiotic to ensure that any loose ends are cleaned up after I am sent home. That will likely be tomorrow, Friday [...]
This image of the rising sun was created at Matanzas Inlet, FL with the Canon 800mm f/5.L IS lens, the 2X III teleconverter, and the EOS-1D Mark IV. ISO 400. Evaluative metering -3 stops: 1/3200 sec. at f/11. I focused (off the imaging sensor) using Live View/Live Mode as described in detail in [...]
I drove home from St. Augustine this morning (Monday, May 2, 2011), took a good nap, and am looking forward to resting up a bit and getting lots of work done before my Connecticut/Long Island trip. I fly to Hartford on May 14th. Click here for details of the May 15th program in [...]
This mega-high key image was first inspired by a Todd Gustafson Cheetah image that he intentionally over-exposed four stops on a bright sunny day. All that you saw against the over-exposed background were the eyes, the bright pink gums,. and the yellowed teeth–everything in shadow. When I shared a Laysan Albatross image of [...]