This Green Jay image was created on the Cozad Ranch in Linn, TX with the Canon 800mm f/5.6L IS lens and the EOS-1D Mark IV. Fill flash with the Better Beamer at -3 stops: If you would like to visit the Cozad Ranch to photograph birds you can reach Johnny on his cell [...]
This was my afternoon set-up at the Cozad Ranch on May 4. The image was created with the handheld Canon 24-105mm IS lens at 32mm.
Notice that each of the four tallest perches is set in front of a pure green background and that we have taken the time to clean the edges [...]
This Painted Bunting image was created with the 800mm f/5.6L IS lens, 37mm of extension, and the EOS-1D Mark IV. ISO 800. Evaluative metering +1/3 stop: 1/320 sec. at f/8. Fill flash with the Better Beamer at -3 stops.
Johnny Cozad is and has been one of the growing number of Texas ranchers [...]
Canon 800mm f/5.6L IS lens with the EOS-1D Mark IV. ISO 400. Evaulative metering +1/3 stop: 1/640 sec. at f/7.1 set manually. Fill flash at -3 stops with the better beamer.
I created the image above (yeah, I know; it’s pretty bad as is…) this morning at the Cozad Ranch in Linn, TX. [...]
Canon 800mm f/5.6L IS lens with the 1.4X II TC and the EOS-1D MIII. ISO 400. Evaluative metering at zero: 1/640 sec. at f/8. Fill flash at -2 stops with the Better Beamer.
My last morning at the Cozad Ranch was fantastic. I was joined by my good friend Rex Hewitt of San Benitos, [...]
I first visited Johnny Cozad’s ranch in Linn, TX about four years ago and enjoyed some fine raptor photography: Harris’s Hawk and Crested Caracara. Not sure of the month but it was more winter than summer. Johhny and Jane Cozad are out of town so I stayed in a Super 8 in Edingburg, TX and [...]
Chris and I have had 2 1/2 great days at the Cozad Ranch here in Linn, TX. I am dropping Chris off at the McAllen, TX Airport oh-dark hundred tomorrow and then heading back to the Cozad’s place to try for Caracaras. I wanted to share a few more images from Roel Ramirez’s great place [...]
Chris and I drove to Edinburg, Texas yesterday. We are photographing together on the Cozad Ranch in Linn, TX on Wednesday (today) and on Thursday. I drop Chris off at the McAllen Airport early on Friday morning. My plans after that are indefinite other than knowing that I have three very long driving days ahead so that [...]
This displaying Green Jay was photographed with the Canon 500mm f/4L IS lens and the EOS-1D MIII. ISO 400. Evaluative metering +1/3 stop: 1/400 sec. at f//5.6. One of the nice things about visiting in April and May is seeing the amazing courtship displays of this species. They bob up and down, fluff [...]