February 1st, 2016

Postlist 2016

  • Thirty Great Minutes in the Fourth Albatross Gulley … Part I. And Still More 100-400 II Versatility
  • Patience Rewards Dr. Fish With a Great 7D Mark II Image …
  • Whaddya Do With a Softbox Sky? My Favorite Penguin Chick Rig. Why a 12mm Extension Tube? And Why Expose So Far to the Right?
  • Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures: Part I
  • Photo-bombed by a King Shag and Two Young Frenchmen; What to Do?
  • The Marvelous Tale of the Surreal Fighting Bees …
  • Rocky Times. I Should Be Home By Now …
  • Huge Last Travel Day …
  • Plus Four Stops off the Light Grey Sky? No Way! And Photographing from the Stern of an Expedition Ship
  • What the Heck is It?
  • The Other Eagle/JPEGs or Not …
  • King Penguin Preening Editing Quiz Winner Optimized and more on Upper Large Zone AF for Verticals
  • The End is in Sight/Rising Sun Info
  • Fire of Love. A Potential–Even Probable–Contest Winning or Honored Image by George Golumbeski. And an MP4 Video Interview with the Photographer
  • On Getting Up Early …
  • King Penguin Editing Triptych/You Pick the Best One & Upper Zone AF for Verticals
  • La Jolla Has Gone to the Dogs, But Oh How I Love Photography!
  • It Took Me Months to Figure This One Out …
  • Sally Who Exposure Question Answers & Lessons
  • New Used Gear Items
  • A Strange Year for Wood Ducks in San Diego
  • Stuff! And Urgent Stuff … And More.
  • Odd-plumaged Brown Pelican and White Neutralizer
  • Mid-Trip Summary & My Very Favorite South Georgia Image
  • The Hike–Was It Worth It?
  • Subject to Imaging Sensor Orientation and Related Head Angle Questions/With a Purpose … And Another Lying Histogram
  • Surreal Times at The Neck on Saunders …
  • Taming the Whites, Bird Lips, and More …
  • Pre-dawn Japanese Painting, The Importance of Head Angle even with small in the frame subjects, and Still More 100-400 II La Jolla Versatility
  • Can Image Design Affect the Mood of a Photo? And a Rear Focus Lesson
  • Lessons from Mr. Spiky
  • Light, Subject, and Background to Die For … And Depth of Field and Distance to the Background Lesson
  • Credit Card News and More …
  • A Ten-year BAA Retrospective…
  • Never Give Up Bonus Bird Photo! Clone Stamp Clean-up Tip. And More 1DX II …
  • Square Landing Peruvian Pelican AF Miracle …
  • First Glitch … And More …
  • Necessity is the mother of invention, and of zoom blurs … And still more 100-400mm L IS II versatility
  • What is the point of photographic relentlessness?
  • Mint Canon 5D Mark III for Sale and Used Gear Sale Info on the Old Nikon 600
  • Huge AF Mystery …
  • Long-time Dream Realized …
  • More Simplicity, bordering on minimalism. And a really tough ISO question …
  • Finland Now or Never …
  • Simplicity Simplified: When is a nothing image no longer a nothing image? Still more Canon EF 100-400L IS II La Jolla Versatility
  • Canon EF 100-400L IS II La Jolla Versatility and Fine Point Photo Editing (selecting your keepers) Practice
  • The Spoonbill That Saved Our Morning! Everybody Loves Em…
  • No Kidding: 838 Images in 17 Minutes and 26 Seconds … And Speed Kills!
  • Another Focal Length Quiz… More 5D Mark IV Magic
  • Pinfish City!
  • More 5DS R AF and IQ Capabilities/100-400 II for Flight Photography
  • Altitude Sickness and More!
  • Look Ma! No Eyes. Does this one work for you?
  • 5D Mark IV ISO 1600 Images at 1200mm…
  • Dan Cadieux’s ISO 800 and Higher Canon EOS 7D Mark II Gallery–Part II
  • Solving Depth-of-Field Problems in Post Processing…
  • An AF at f/8 Primer
  • The Oft-Neglected AF Area Selection Mode…
  • Elegance in the Snow and Dealing with 5DS R AF Limitations
  • Peru Update: The Bad and the Good 🙂
  • A Sleepy Eye-Opener…
  • Down and Dirty/Sand or Mud… And Why I Usually Opt to Sit
  • Studio (?) Surfbird/Streak Record Broken!
  • Free Tutorial: Eliminating a Sickly Cyan Cast From a Sunny Day Blue Sky & 400 DO II/1.4X III for Hand Held Flight
  • Snow Bunny Eating Snow…
  • 100-400 II Flight (and More) Versatility, White Sky Flight Exposures, and a High Speed Synch Flash Question…
  • What’s Up in Ushuaia, Argentina
  • Slice of Life…
  • Easiest Flight Shot Ever, White Sky Exposure, and Black & White Creation
  • Canon 100-400 II/5DS R Displaying Brandt’s Cormorant on the Nest: Which Crop?
  • Like Crows? I Do, But Not Always. 100-400 II/5DS R Flight. And Some More High Stepping Photoshop Work…
  • Alive and Pretty Well …
  • Horizontal or Vertical… Plus Tons of Infrared Info
  • The Eye Has It. And don’t give up in seemingly impossible situations…
  • Answers to Some Old Questions…
  • This Could Be You! And Keeping the Fog or Steam White…
  • 100-400II/1.4X III/1DX II Versatility. An Easy d-o-f Question and a Tough AF Point Question…
  • Chick Feeding Time: Another JPEG Save… And a Master File Image Optimization Rescue Technique Tutorial
  • Way to Go Mikeegee!
  • Who Is He?
  • What’s Your Take? Gull/Baby Puffin Predation? Extensive Clean-up or Not Quite Enough? Digital Eye Doctor Special
  • Common Bird/Rare Sight. And Saved By Surround AF
  • Exposing Dangerously to the Right… And Horizontal Portrait Basics
  • Near-Perfect In-Heaven Image Capture…
  • Exposure Quiz… Sally Who? And the Canon 100-400mm L IS II with the EF Extender 1.4X III
  • Swimming With Iguanas/Why f/14? And Best Photoshop Tool for Eliminating Specular Highlights…
  • 7D II Conquers Shady Duck at ISO 800…
  • Ship Ahoy! And Insanity …
  • Just So You Know
  • Please Note…
  • 100-400 II Versatility: Colorful Desert Ghost Town Wall and Doorways Image
  • Laughing all the way to Heaven, Image Design Considerations, and an AF Tip…
  • The Question Nobody Could Answer: Why Do You Need to Set a Low ISO in Blasting Highlights Situations?
  • 61- or 65- Point Automatic Selection AF Area Selection Mode Basics…
  • Masked Boobies In Strange Places…
  • South America Trip Gear Bag
  • Shrimp
  • Dan Cadieux’s ISO 800 and Higher Canon EOS 7D Mark II Gallery–Part I
  • B&H Event Space Video: Putting Art (not me!) Into Your Nature Photography … And two things I forgot to take to South America
  • Pelican Scissors Preening Perfection & Great MP-4 Video News: Back in the Business!
  • Against All Odds …
  • Why I Love My 5D Mark IV: The Beyond Incredible Imaging Sensor. And So Much More…
  • Great News!
  • Your Ear Please. And the one thing that I hate about my EOS 5D Mark IV
  • Answers. And folks are still not understanding perspective as it relates to image design…
  • Rob Snell: Gun Dog Supply Guy, My DeSoto IPT Chauffeur, My Good Friend, and a Damned Sharp Photographer
  • The Skills You Need to Develop to Become a Good Bird and Wildlife Photographer and the Fort DeSoto Spring IPT and Cheap ITF Workshop Announced
  • This Just Out!
  • 5D Mark IV Magic: ISO 5000? 1/20 second? Are those typos? Surely You Jest…
  • Surgery Report
  • Hard to Believe: Canon EOS-5D Mark IV Large Zone AF Magic at f/8
  • This Just In…
  • Entering Fort DeSoto Early As I Understand It… And Some Fort DeSoto Photo Tips
  • Living Vicariously: A Completely Free, In-the-Field Morning Fort DeSoto Fall Workshop for All Who Read This Blog Post. And Just What Is a TLD-Bird?
  • The Perfect Being-Late-For-a-Dinner-Reservation Excuse… B&H Event Space Teleconverter Video Posted!
  • Bringing Those Sweet Sky Blue Tones To Life With White Neutralizer…
  • A Photographic Mystery: What the Heck Is It? And Important Oreo Cookie Info
  • A Whole New World: 500 II + 2XIII TC + 5D Mark IV…
  • Fort DeSoto Fall IPT Gets off to a Magical but Fishy Start. 5D Mark IV ISO 3200…
  • If You Own the Original Canon EOS 7D, please do not feel sorry for yourself. Dan Cadieux never did. Even at the higher ISOs…
  • Mystery: On the Level? Solved…
  • An Oft-neglected Combo: 70-200 f/2.8L IS II/2X III/7D II…
  • Perfect Kneeling Knee-pod Technique Illustrated. Image Design Question. And Pick Your Prize ID Quiz…
  • Simplicity at f/2.8… On Diagonal Compositions. And a What You See is What You Get Depth-of-Field Reminder
  • (Not So) Blasting Highlights Intensity and Aperture Lessons… More Proof That the 7D Mark II
  • Southwest Florida Free Site Guide Update (or should we call it a Downerdate?) And Roseate Spoonbill Photos & Info…
  • They Didn’t Know! Do You? If You Own a Super-telephoto Lens, You Must Gotta Read This!
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Bodies in Stock Right Now at B&H
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV ISO 6400 Image with Two Animated GIFs & New MP4 Video!
  • Learning About Life and Light Angle From Fan Mail…
  • Another 5D Mark IV Image. And the Focal Length Answer
  • The 200-400 w/Internal TC at the Beach/Bug-eyed But Not Bushy-tailed/7D II Pretty Darned Good…
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV First Image… You be the judge/What focal length?
  • Download DPP 4.5.0.0 for Canon EOS 5D Mark IV RAW Files
  • Sharp/Soft Juxtapositions. 200-400 f/4L IS with Internal Extender/7D Mark II Combo
  • Nemesis Bird. And 7D Mark II Not So Bad…
  • High-key, Pano-cropped, Scratching Marbled Godwit Image: Turning Grey Water to Blue. And Scratching Bird Photo Tips…
  • My Great Weekend Telling Stories: Scrapping the Script!
  • Which is Best for Me, the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV or the EOS-1DX Mark II? The Definitive Answer to this Vexing Question!
  • A Norman Rockwell? I Shoulda Used the Broom… And the New Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens
  • Splish Splash: Bathing Bird Tips. And Image Difference Quiz…
  • Two Spectacular Images: No Grousing When Ruffing It…
  • Appreciation, Understanding, and Acceptance…
  • Palouse Bird Photography… And An Exposure Lesson
  • Toasted Snow Can Be Better Than OK. AF Questions & Exposure Lessons. Photo Mechanic Basics.
  • Winter Plumage Royal Terns
  • Canon 5D Mark IV, EOS-1DX Mark II, and 5DS R: Top Canon Tech Rep Rudy Winston Answers My Questions and Yours
  • Rescued From the Office Drobo. And a Free Tutorial: Rebuilding a Missing Primary Tip from Scratch
  • A Man Not of His Word, So What’s the Deal With Item #4? And The Complete Items for Sale Info e-mail
  • Striving for Different: 1000 Points of Light
  • Working Long, Clean, Tight, and Graphic Can Be Fatal. Too Cute But Not Sharp Enough…
  • Got Camera Body Questions?
  • Revolutionary 5D Mark IV, 5DS R, and 1DX Mark II Thoughts and Admissions to Consider…
  • Canon EOS-5DS R/100-400 II for Flight and What the heck is a lying histogram? And some pretty fancy Photoshop work…
  • JPEGs and WHITEs. Ooops, But Easily Save-able…
  • Nickerson & JBWR Beach Gear Bag Retrospective
  • The New EOS 5D Mark IV Shipping September 8, 2016
  • 400 DO II Advantages & Tips on Creating Moderate Shutter Speed Blurs
  • Serendipitous 1DX Mark II (Dis?) Advantage…
  • The Next Frame (or Not?)…
  • Request for Help…
  • Interesting Sandpiper Behavior, Zone AF and Image Optimization (including White Neutralizer magic) Tips, & Another EOS-1DX Mark II f/8 Advantage…
  • Lots of Exciting Stuff!
  • EOS-1DX Mark II AF Counterpoint: A Primer on the Many Causes of Unsharp Images…
  • Point: Arash Hazeghi EOS-1DX Mark II Field Review with Eight Great Images…
  • Two Huge EOS-1DX Mark II Advantages…
  • Drawing to a Close Times Two…
  • Urgent Shorebird Photography Report from McDonald’s on Cross Bay Boulevard
  • What Catches Your Eye? Hand Held 100-400 II/1.4X II/EOS-1DX Mark II Image: like it or hate it? And more depth-of-field lessons…
  • High on Life
  • Tight or Wide Sunrise SILH? And an Important Vertical Image Design Principle…
  • Elegance Personified in Courting Western Grebe Pair Image
  • Scratch-what Art??? You Will Be Amazed…
  • Help Needed. And a Question for Eric Draper, Executive Director of Audubon Florida
  • The Discovery of an Unburied (to say the least!) Golden Treasure…
  • BLACKground…
  • Two Severe Beatings for Me. And More Eye-opening Photoshop Criminality…
  • A Big 1D X Mark II Advantage & Tips on Adding an Eye Highlight
  • What I Was Thinking & Once I Started I Couldn’t Stop!
  • Hard to Believe? 5DS R Strikes Back With 600II/1.4X III Skimmer Skimming Image…
  • Nickerson’s Black Skimmers Refuse to Obey the Regulations & Fits Me to a Tee…
  • EOS-1DX Mark II–Not So Bad at 1200mm???
  • This Just In For Thursday Morning…
  • Damn the Iceplant! Two Huge Sharpness Revelations… And How These Revelations Can Help You
  • Pro versus Amateur: Failed (look in the mirror) and Nailed. More on the Amazing 5DS R (and on the 1D X II…)
  • Killer Young Common Tern Image Helps With Understanding Depth of Field and Plane of Sharp Focus Issues at 1200mm
  • What They Had to Say: Canon (Will) & Nikon (Bob). Including Bob’s Extensive Notes; a complete bird photography education? And the Fort DeSoto ITF Meet-up & Short Notice Fall IPT Info
  • Death Two Ways on the Beach…
  • Can You Do It? How Sharp is Sharp Enough??? And the Pen Test for Sharpness…
  • I Can’t Do Much Better Than This…
  • Sea Of Colors–What Are You Willing to Do for a Great Image?
  • How Bad Was It?
  • Tough Love– Saved by f/10–Pano By Removal–And Death by Sandstorm…
  • More On Understanding Exposure and Working in Manual Mode
  • A Different Approach to Bird Photography & Sometimes You Just Gotta Pull the Trigger…
  • An Early Morning to Remember/17 Good Minutes/Three Special Images/Why Hand Hold the 600II/2X III TC/5DS R Combo? Shutter Speed Considerations. And Big Lens on the Ground Tips
  • 400 DO II/1.4X III/1D X Mark II Hand Held Flight Photography–How Did the Old Man Do? Well, I’d Say…
  • If I’ve Said It Once, I’ve Said It a Thousand Times… And, the Nickerson Beach BAA IPT Gets Off With a Bang!
  • I Guessed Wrong. The Result? Another 5DS R Vertical Cropped From a Horizontal Original
  • They’re Only Starlings–But Not on a BIRDS AS ART IPT… Mint 400 DO II for Sale!
  • Same Subject/Different Backgrounds; It’s All a Matter of Changing Your Perspective. And an Exposure Multiple Choice Quiz–How Easy Can It Get?
  • Amazingly Educational Post… Honest!
  • Getting to Know Me… The Early Years
  • Dealing with Bright Whites in Full Sun; How Difficult an Exposure is This?
  • B&H August Event Space Programs Notice and the CA Answer…
  • Similar Color Tones, Strikingly Different Images, and Messing Around in Photoshop Pays Off!
  • Serendipitous Gull-bow and the Singh-Ray 77mm Warming Polarizer…
  • 400 DO II/5DS R for Hand Held Flight. And Image Critique Invitation…
  • In-gannet-sanity Isolation Problems…
  • 200-400 with Internal Extender Versatility and Image Design Questions
  • Heresy on Bass Rock? An Image Design Question. And a 1D X II Sensor Dust Question
  • Gannet Fireworks: One afternoon, five photographers, more than 12,000 images in just two hours…
  • The #1 Reason Not to Join a BIRDS AS ART Instructional Photo-Tour (IPT). Or not…
  • One of My Two Favorite Backgrounds…
  • Was It Real? Nope… Does that make me a criminal?
  • A First…
  • Old Dog Re-learns a Long Lens Depth-of-Field Trick. More 5DS R Incredible Detail, This Time at 1200mm…
  • Is This Puffin Real or is it Photoshopped?
  • 100-400 II/1.4X III/1D X Mark II ISO 3200 Winner… And an amazing first day on the 2016 Puffins and Gannets IPT
  • A Dime a Dozen: Lots of operator errors result in a lovely image…
  • One Tough Decision on the UK Puffins and Gannets Gear Bag…
  • Steamed, Spiked, and Dehazed…
  • Bite Me Gently…
  • Metamorphosis…
  • Smiling Blue Truck…
  • Catching Up on Learning: Too much depth of field… Why no tripod? And the pano crop for me.
  • Old Dog, Great New Trick, Thanks a Stack Nick!
  • 200-400II Versatility and More On Exposing to the Right… Will it ever sink in?
  • Image Optimization Variation & EOS-1D X Mark II Advantages…
  • Do Not Tarry…
  • Strip Club Question & Induro Ballhead/Mongoose M3.6 Strategies
  • How Boredom Led me to Photograph a Small Garage from 26 inches away and include the whole building…
  • Huge White Nuclear Fallout Tree with 11-24mm Super Wide Angle and …
  • Why Different?
  • Cheap Blog Post…
  • A New Creative Technique, for me at least…
  • Adobe Camera RAW Updated Successfully & Sony Alpha a7R II Questions
  • Pull Over Lady! Finally, Police Car Vision, Courtesy of the Canon 200-400 w/Internal Extender
  • Adobe Camera RAW Updating Help Needed…
  • Roofie!
  • Lots of Lessons, Lots of Questions
  • Exposing to the Right: what would you do with this perfectly exposed but very boring RAW file?
  • A Funny Story about the Horrific, Abominable Blue Door–Photoshop Lesson: Getting the Gray Out
  • Disparage Some Gear If You Wish… Elizabeth MacSwan: Stupendous Student Image Capture
  • Lots of Moaning and Groaning… Followed by Smiles
  • Dr. Morris vs. Joel Eade Reddish Egret Revelations… And Why Stand?
  • A Contrast in Styles…
  • Last Second Notice…
  • Palouse Gear Bag, With Some Surprise Omissions…
  • Dueling Reddish Egret Images: Dr. Morris vs. Joel Eade
  • Can a Dozen Fish Equal a Mouthful?
  • My Turn…
  • Flight Photography With a Deadly Weapon…
  • Too Much Fun: Sunshine Skyway Dive and Klepto-parasitic Laughing Gulls
  • Individual Birds in Flight at 1200mm? Not Possible! Or is it with the 1DX Mark II?
  • A New Bright Sunny Day Creative Technique: Glamour Glow Without the Glamour? And a Multiple Choice Quiz
  • A Lightweight Hand Holdable 150-600 Zoom Lens for Under $1,000? It Can’t Be…
  • 100-400II/5DS R Flight: 2X3 or Pano Crop? Your Call
  • Announcing the New BIRDS AS ART Online Store. Airing Old BAA Online Store Dirty Laundry. And finally, extensive photos of the notorious Pribs pants!
  • Displaying Oystercatcher Lands Right in my Wheelhouse. And You Get to Edit the Images–Pick the keepers!
  • A Stunning Image With One Big Problem. And the Black-bellied Plover Riddle Solved–Almost…
  • A Big Loss. On Getting Up Early. And Blasting Highlights and Silhouette Tips.
  • Revelations and Answers, Especially to the Depth-of-Field Question…
  • Machine-gun Mike’s Best Shot and Lots of Exposing for Bright Whites Lessons for All…
  • How I Create Those Neat Cards…
  • Canon 100-400II + 1.4X III TC + 1DX Mark II for Hand Held Flight/Teacher Learns From Student: Machine Gun Mike Hankes…
  • Rewarded For Being Lazy or Rewarded For Being Wise and Prudent?
  • Astounded By 1200mm Flight and Action Images…
  • Revisiting An Old Friend…
  • 1DX II Automatic Selection AF at Sunrise…
  • EOS 1DX Mark II ISO Elevator: Going Up to 8000
  • It’s a Whole New 1DX Mark II World: Hand Holding 800mm & ISO 4000…
  • 1D Mark II AF as X-pected…
  • Gatorland Report, 100-400 II Versatility, and Depth-of-Field Question…
  • Can Photography Actually Be Simple? Or is it Genetic? And 1DX II Comments…
  • Red Dunes, Mocha Dunes, Namibia Gear and Gear Bag Mistakes, and Levels…
  • These Just In!
  • A Common Weakness in Perceptual Vision Skills and Understanding Perspective Choices as They Relate to Photography. And Suggestions On How to Improve
  • Big-Stick-Tossing Skimmer + Why LensAlign/Focus Tune? + More Amazing 5DS R Image Quality + Too Much Image Clean-up for You?
  • Amazing Luck + A Venerable Animal + Surreal Light = A Wonderful Photographic Opportunity…
  • This Just In: You Are Invited. Act Fast!
  • The Gemsbok Answer. Bad Truck Luck. And lots more to learn from a single image…
  • Old Dog/New Night Photography Trick…
  • My Favorite Namibia Image: Does It Get Any Better Than This? Only Two…
  • The Namibia Trip Report, The Grand Finale (Not!), and Home Sweet Home
  • Quivering at Sunset…
  • Exposure Question: How Far to the Right? And Still More 100-400 II Versatility
  • 100-400II Versatility: Japanese Bone China…
  • Too Much, Not Enough, Or Just Right?
  • Sharing Finds, Inspiration, and Lenses…
  • Why You Should Never Use AWB With Changing Backgrounds…
  • Heart Attack Ridge Oryx…
  • Fifteen Percent Late Registration Discount: CES October 22-November 6, 2016 South Georgia/Falklands Expedition
  • Point Your Shadow Where?
  • Working in Manual Mode Re-Visited
  • Too Many Lessons to List…
  • Focus Stacking 101 Primer
  • Adapting on the Fly… Great Mongoose News! And Induro Tripod (& Ballhead) News
  • Nile Green: More 100-400 II Versatility
  • High Wind Slow Shutter Speed Gamble Pays Off + Lots on Marbled Godwit…
  • Desert Urbex: 5DS R In-Camera Art Vivid HDR Draws First Blood
  • Namibia Gear Bag with some fast wide angle lenses for stars…
  • What’s Up? And A Very Important Personal Note & Arrival Update
  • Publication of The Professional Photographers’ Guide to Post-Processing Announced
  • One Strange Bird! And 5DS R ISO 1600 Neat Image Noise Reduction on the Subject…
  • BAA Help Needed & Great Used Gear News and Lessons
  • Simplicity, a Single Blade of Beach Grass, and Lots of Room in the Frame
  • The Stationary Helicopter Photo Session: High Rise Magic & Long Exposure Technique Question Answered
  • Monkeying Around… And Difficult Pipe Removal. Good Post-Processing Guide News.
  • Important Bird-day Notice
  • Serendipitously On Sun Angle… And Neat Image BKGR Noise Reduction Peek
  • A Chance Meeting Proves Invaluable… Can artie really be that good of an instructor?
  • Patrick’s Pudding…
  • If This Does Not Put a Smile On Your Face, I Give Up
  • Triangular Simplicity… Amazing Revelation Made Out of Ignorance?
  • Switching to Sony/Selling All My Canon Gear
  • Honest, I’ve Never Done This Before… Long and Sublime
  • Comparative Image Critique Invitation & The La Jolla Lens… You can guess what that is!
  • Back in Action…
  • So Whaddya Do With This Image? Cry?
  • More 100-400 II Versatility: Variations on Subtlety…
  • What do you do when nothing’s happening? Get into the creative zone! Part Three of many. Singh-Ray 10-Stop ND Tutorial: making 30 second exposures in bright sun.
  • This Just Out/This Just In: NIK Color Efex Pro Free to ALL
  • What do you do when nothing’s happening? Get into the creative zone! Part Two of many. Plus still more 100-400 II Versatility. Plus, driving home two important points.
  • What do you do when nothing’s happening? Get into the creative zone! Part One of many.
  • Elegance Personified & RAW Conversion Tips
  • Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Lose…
  • Cheating Death/Face Plant!
  • 25 Lessons…
  • Images are Where You Find Them: What is It? And Snow Monkey Slider Answers
  • Topaz Simplify BuzSim 100-400II/1.4X III/5DS R Pelican & Curves Adjustment Primer
  • Which is Uglier? His Wife in the Morning or a Wood Stork?
  • This Just In: The Versatility of Canon Intermediate Telephoto Lenses B&H Video Posted!
  • Blog Post With No Words: What are the unspoken lessons?
  • It was not a slaughter, but oh, what a rush!
  • Species New to Science: Crowned Pelican! And Incredible 1000mm Sharpness and 5DS R Feather Detail at 1/100 sec.
  • You’ve Heard This Often… And Analyze, Envision, Plan, and Execute
  • Bliss… And Snow Monkey Business Image Questions
  • Sometimes You Need to Speak Up… And More on NeatImage
  • 100-400 II Versatility, Tips, and Landscape Photography Tips & Better Beamer Answer…
  • $2500 Price Reduction. 5DS R/100-400 II Flight. Extraordinary or Ordinary?
  • Exquisite in the Snow & Super High Key Funky Exquisite & 5DS R 61-Point Automatic Selection AF
  • Hand Held 100-400 II/5DS R = Grandpa Arthur’s Success
  • Maybe It’s Genetic…
  • Blacklit???
  • Pink Possible 365 or 366 & 7D II ISO 3200
  • BAA Blog Readers are pretty darned good at editing (picking their keepers)…
  • Home Sweet Home and Worth a Try…
  • Duh! Senility is a terrible thing…
  • The Great Wall of Japan & Still More 100-400 II/5DS R Versatility
  • Everybody’s Doing It…
  • JPEG Mystery + When You Screw Up With JPEGs, You’re Screwed + More On Why Mid-230s RGB Values???
  • Whose Woods These Are I Think I Know…
  • A Fitting Finale/5DS R Strategy Pays Off & 61-Point Automatic Selection AF Revelation
  • These Just In…
  • The BIG SECRET to becoming a better nature photographer revealed…
  • Editing Practice and Principles
  • Bird Photography Tips for the Serious Photographer B&H Video
  • 600II/5DS R for Flight Photography: Heavenly? Plus a Great Photo Mechanic Tip
  • 600 II/5DS R raptors in flight; is this the sickest blog post ever?
  • Always a Thrill For Me…
  • 16-1200: It’s All in the Eye of the Beholder & The Big Question. Plus More Amazing 5DS R Fine Detail…
  • I Succumbed to the Speed…
  • Otowa Bridge Cranes in the Mist & A Sharp/Soft Multiple Exposure
  • 600 II + 2X III TC + 5DS R = Banking Flight Miracle
  • Like White on Rice
  • How to make the water black on an overcast day…
  • Dire Warning: Be Careful Out There—Two Recent Photographic Thefts…
  • Three Great Days at the Snow Monkey Park–went by so quickly that it’s all a blur… And Used Gear Price Reductions
  • Priceless. The EOS 5DS R/100-400II Rock the Snow Monkey Park: Piggy Back Rider & Exposure Lesson
  • A Tender Moment…
  • The 4am Tuna Market & the Tale of the Vaporized Diabetic Testing Kit…
  • EOS 5DS R Crop Mode: Sometimes You Can Be 100% Wrong and Ignorant and It Doesn’t Mean Squat… Then you learn something new anyway! More 5DS R stuff from Patrick Sparkman. And a great NIK Tonal Contrast Trick!
  • I Surprised Myself at the Last Second: My Japan Gear Bag. And the 2017 Japan in Winter IPT Announced.
  • A Hundred Bucks for a PDF? You Gotta Be Nuts! And two more Used 1D X bodies and more…
  • A Two-Image Comparative Critique along with a tough exposure question and some 5DS R Image Quality
  • My Critique, My Comments, and a tough image question… And lowest-ever used 1D X price
  • Real World Camera System Conversations; some folks are not gonna like what I have to say…
  • Growing as a Photographer: Learning to Do a Formal Image Critique
  • Canon EOS-1D X Mark II News/Now Available for Pre-order
  • Artie’s Views on Picking Your Keepers 101
  • If You Don’t Believe Me, Believe Denise Ippolito…
  • A Seemingly Tough Either/Or Upgrade Question…
  • Picking Your Keepers 101…
  • The Spring Fort DeSoto IPT
  • Mint Canon 500 II For Sale! — Fast and Easy Color Correction Tip — More on the Red Lobster — and My Image Critique
  • The Amazing Answer to the Red Regurgitant Mystery… And Used Nikon D4 dSLR for sale
  • What They Are Saying, and Announcing the Nickerson Beach July 2016 Tern/Skimmer/Oystercatcher IPT
  • More 100-400II Versatility: Crappy Shot, & DPP 4 Color Balance Fine-Tune Tip
  • Thanks Carlotta for Teaching an Old Dog a New Trick. And 5DS R ISO 1600 Image Quality and Noise Questions
  • Announcing the 2017 San Diego 4 1/2-DAY BIRDS AS ART Instructional Photo-Tour (IPT)
  • More New Used Photo Gear News and Listings!
  • The Elusive Head Throw and lots more…
  • Bill Lloyd WAS Right: Canon EOS 5DS R versus EOS 7D Mark II. Answers and Lots of Revelations; I Finally Get It!
  • Four Used Lenses Priced to Sell Now!
  • Today: Five simple side by side image comparison questions. Tomorrow: Revelations and Implications. Used 600 II for sale!
  • birds as art: The Avian Photography of Arthur Morris/The Top 100 on CD or via Download
  • Which Super-telephoto Lens Best Fits With the Canon 100-400mm II?
  • A Wondrous Day…
  • Best-ever BAA Student? & Free Southern Ocean Photography Guide Excerpt
  • Round Up Including Show Time & More on the dirty laundry episode…
  • Two 100% 5DS R Crops & Airing Some Dirty Laundry
  • Wow, What a Finish, Show Time, and an Eye Opening Image
  • 5DS R & Canon 500mm f/4L IS II Lens = Breathtaking Image Files…
  • Taming My New 1000mm Lens With the Canon 5DS R By Understanding What Pixel Pitch Has to Do With the Effects of Lens Shake
  • La Jolla Treasure: Bird Name Starting With P–Not Pelican…
  • Sometimes When It’s Supposed to Suck… Part II: ETTR, Canon EOS 5DS R for Flight, & 100-400 II Versatility
  • Sometimes When It’s Supposed to Suck, It Doesn’t…
  • My San Diego Gear Bag: Entering a Whole New (Lighter) World!
  • Help Needed With Keynote
  • Cuteness Alert & 400 DO Price War & Help Needed with two new Nikon Flagship D5 Bodies
  • Last Second San Diego Offer
  • How Would You Hold a Log? And still more 100-400II Versatility
  • More 100-400 II Versatility & Self Portrait & near-Zero depth-of-field Lesson
  • Free Excerpt with Images. And more Canon 100-400 II Versatility…
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  • Have a Great 2016!
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