Postlist 2019 « Arthur Morris/BIRDS AS ART
April 7th, 2019

Postlist 2019

  • SONY Artisan David Burdett on Seeing. And the SONY 200-600 at Bosque …
  • My Comments on the SONY a7R IV AF for Birds in Flight for Adam Rubinstein & Bill Hill and the rest of the gang …
  • The Nikon Lens I Miss the Most, and How to Get Your Dream Gear Soon. And a Superb Juan Tolentino Image from Bird Photographers.Net
  • Bosque in Dire Need of an Air Traffic Control System … Great Buys on Used SONY Stuff
  • The Thanksgiving Miracle ???
  • Happy Bird-Day
  • Bosque Being Bosque …
  • Struggling Somewhat at Bosque … Mint SONY 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens for Sale. Save $2,301.00.
  • My Bosque Gear Bag. Bosque does not suck . And Bosque First Blood …
  • FlexShooter Minis in Stock! What simple thing could I have done to improve this image?
  • BIRDS AS ART Garage/Yard Sale: Something for Everybody! And My First SONY a9 II Experience …
  • Fishing Was Good. Both SONY and Nikon were catching …
  • South Plaza Island. And the SONY a9 Mirrorless Digital Camera Body Makes the Impossible Possible …
  • A Small Platoon of Helmeted Soldiers: Handsome or Ugly?
  • Honoring My Dad, Private First-Class Robert Edward Morris. And the rest …
  • Background Strategies. And Why Intermediate Telephoto Zoom Lenses ???
  • Win $20! Should I ? Is it Worth It? Bucket List Decision Time. And Here’s the Rub …
  • How to get a bird to stand up and pose … And Lots of Used Canon Gear
  • AF King for Sale
  • Making Soup from a Stone. Preening Bird Basics. How I Use my SONY 600mm f/4 GM. And the luxury of sharp 61-megapixel files …
  • For What It’s Worth …
  • Bird Photography Basics. And Red Knot Identification Primer …
  • Lots on the Difficulty of Vulture Flight Photography. And the Pros and Cons of the 200-600 for Flight …
  • Stunned Again. The Osprey Flying Circus. Give Me Ten Good Minutes! And My SONY Gear Takes a Saltwater Bath …
  • Hard to Believe: Sharp Images with the Handheld SONY 200-600 with the 2X Teleconverter at 1200mm!
  • SONY a7r IV 840mm tripod-mounted Flight Success. With some failure …
  • An Amazing Array of Used Gear (mostly Canon). An Amazing Night with Belmo and Jakob (and the rest of the best in the world). And the Amazing Blowhard Image.
  • Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM lens Price Drop: now yours for BAA Record-low $5,989.00!
  • Back in the 1200mm Saddle. Working off the tripod from the car. And aging Turkey Vultures
  • Standing for Tripod-mounted Flight Photography. A Great FlexShooter Pro Beach Tip. The Red Jighead & Bird Rescue. AF Modes for Flight (all systems). A7r IV AF Flight Tracking & Accuracy with the 600GM. And a7r IV Resolution.
  • First Impressions and Thoughts on the Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS Lens. And a SONY RAW (ARW) File Offer …
  • The Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Lens: First Impressions, a Caution, Thoughts, My Prediction, and Images ….Multiple-item Nikon Used Gear Sale
  • Need System or Upgrade Advice? Check out this free phone consultation offer …
  • Finding a trail through the mangrove forest! Two More SONY 600 GM/a7r IV Images. A Valuable Exposure Lesson. And sharpness and noise considerations with mega high-megapixel cameras …
  • Lightly Used Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR Lens for Sale
  • The BIRDS AS ART SONY Era Begins. Lots on the Amazing SONY a7r IV. Working a Great Situation. And Striking Wading Bird Photo Tips.
  • It’s a Miracle: Two SONY 200-600s in Stock Right Now!
  • Pushing the Envelope with the SONY a7r iii Mirrorless Digital Camera Body. And trying a new approach …
  • Only in the Galapagos: Marine Iguanas. Five more a7r iii Images. And when to go wide with intermediate telephoto zoom lenses …
  • Photographing Los Pinnípedos de Galápagos. And Four More SONY a7r iii Galapagos Workhorse Images …
  • SONY Rig for Sale. Lots of Nature Photography Lessons. And Six More SONY a7r iii Galapagos Workhorse Images …
  • SONY a7r iii for Flight Photography?
  • Strange Times Indeed
  • SONY a7r iii as a Workhorse. Galapagos 2020? And Patience is a Virtue …
  • The Photography Workshop Leader’s Role … And Congrat’s to Diana Rebman!
  • A Diversity of Small Subjects. With the Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L USM Macro Lens …
  • Learning to think like a pro: evaluating wind and light angle directions. The 500 PF/TC-E14/D850 for flight …
  • More on the Nikon 500 PF with the TC-E14. And Two Cloudy Day Grab-shots Turn Out OK …
  • Two of My Very Favorites … And Nikon Menu Help Needed
  • Add Green Whenever Possible. Dan Cadieux: Canon EOS 7D Mark II Master
  • Speaking of Black Tern … And Speaking of the 500 PF and the TC-E14 …
  • 500 PF Young Tom Magic. And a vertical AF tip …
  • First-ever Used Like-New Canon 600 III for sale. Super-sharp Images: Leopard (at 840mm) and Vulture (at 1200mm)
  • Setting the Scene. More on the importance of choosing the best perspective …
  • Exposure Tip. Used Mongoose 3.6. BigFoot Update. And my favorite Flightless Cormorant on eggs image …
  • Patrick Sparkman’s SONY 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens visits the Pribilofs and is then put up for sale! Why?
  • Great New Used Canon Gear. Flightless Cormorant Nest with Eggs. And how your choice of perspective can affect the background …
  • Back in the Saddle Again. And an AF Point Question …
  • In Memoriam: Roel Ramirez/Nature Photography Loses a Great Friend. And the Merits of Blasting Away …
  • Extra DeSoto Morning Added. Catching Up: What bugged me about the turnstone blur. And Unanimity …
  • A New eGuide: Focus on Frogs by Andrew McLachlan, the Frog Whisperer
  • Watch the Breaking Waves …
  • Bosque IPT Extra Day Options
  • The Final Word on Exposing to the Right. Or not? Filling Added Canvas with the Rectangular Marquee Tool. Anything Bug You? And Just How Dark Was It?
  • Canon: Gone, But Not Completely Forgotten …
  • Don’t Forget …
  • Nikon 500 PF and TC-14E. A Chick That Cleaned Up Nicely. And Last chance for Nickerson In-the-Field …
  • Variety is the Spice of Foggy Mornings! Join Me at Nickerson
  • Was Muhammad Nuts? Ten Hours in the Car …
  • The Clonk. And Nickerson Beach In-the-Field Sessions — Prices reduced $100.00
  • What a Way to Finish!
  • Extra Ticket for NYC Jersey Boys Sunday Matinee. Nickerson Beach In-the-Field Price Reductions. And SONY 100-400 Wrecked.
  • Galapagos 2019 Photo Cruise of a Lifetime IPT Report. SONY Over Nikon in the Archipelago. And Canon Help Needed …
  • Important Notice. And On the Way Home
  • SONY a9 Center Zone AF for Flight. And Two Questions …
  • Depicting Frenetic Energy
  • Working to Correct a Difficult Color Cast …
  • A Handheld 746mm Bathing Pelican Blur with a Sharp Eye Made in the Dark !
  • Young American Oystercatcher ID Fine-Points. And Would You Scoop the Poop?
  • Breaking an Old Habit …
  • Hand-of-Man Perch: Too Large and too Ugly …
  • Why Delkin Cards?
  • Protective Parent. And I Can’t Help Myself …
  • Loving Photography, Loving Life, and Loving Little Kids
  • A Bizarre Offering …
  • They Paved Paradise and Put Up a Parking Lot. Nikon 3D AF. And Point Your Shadow at the What?
  • B&H Event Space Program on August 12, 2019: Lessons from the Field: BIRDS AS ART-Style
  • In-the-Field at Nickerson. And My Galapagos Gear Bag
  • Sandbar Secrets. And a Record-low-by far Used Canon 600mm f/4L IS II Lens
  • Catching Up On Recent Blog Post Questions
  • I’d Only Dreamed of a Place Like This for American White Pelicans … And Announcing the BAA Middle of Florida Photographic Site Guide
  • Nikon d-9 AF. Depth of Field Lesson and Concerns with Bouquets of Sand Eels …
  • How Large a Crop?
  • Gannetry Insanity: The Best Tool for the Job is the Best Tool for the Job!
  • Black-headed Gull Studies, More on My SONY Strategy, Chioce of Perspective, and a Flight Photography Tip: The Importance of Guess-timating the focal length, Esti-Zooming, or Zoom-stimating
  • SONY Gear Makes a Huge BAA Comeback … My Current SONY Approach. And What I Hate About SONY.
  • Anticipation. And dramatic jet-black backgrounds!
  • Add Green Whenever Possible; even a tiny bit can help …
  • Big Bad Brown Pelican. D850 ISO 6400. Image Color Quiz. And the Little-Know Schmutz (Lint) Removal Filter in Photoshop
  • Maybe One Day I Will Get Smart Enough … Bempton Cliffs Rocks It!
  • Sunny and Cloudy Day Eagles. And Thoughts on Cloudy Day Underexposures …
  • Flex Shooter PRO Fine Points, BigFeet Info, and Lots More
  • My Very Favorite San Diego 2019 IPT Image. Having Pre-visualized the Image Makes it Even Sweeter!
  • The Top Ten Reasons I Did It!
  • Lucky With Tame Stuff. Image Design Quiz. And the SONY a7R iii for Close Work …
  • Help Needed With Nikon D850 …
  • The Contest Results and Prizes. And the Popular Vote
  • My Two Favorite Backgrounds. And in search of soft, out-of-focus blue water …
  • Announcing Two Return-To-Bosque IPTs
  • Flight Poses and Wings Positions: Part II of Many. And Flight Photography Basics (with AF placement advice)
  • Mirrorless or Not? SONY and Me. SONY and Patrick Sparkman. Nikon and Me. SONY and You.
  • New Sony Telephotos: the FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS and the FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS. My thoughts …
  • Red Knot Three Ways
  • Two Canon 600mm f/4L IS III Lenses in Stock Right Now!
  • Basket Lake: It Ain’t Just Moose! And An Underexposed RAW File Conversion Workflow Tip
  • First Morning Moose Miracle …
  • Just Some Stuff …
  • Bad Luck and Trouble: A Tiny Meteorite Appeared to Have Struck the Mirror of My Main D850 Body …
  • Photographing the Muted Ball of the Sun. A Great Capture One Pro 12 Tip. And the Setting up a Tripod in your Vehicle MP4 Video
  • The Correct Yellow Flower ID. And My Final Offer
  • Small Sublime Gems by Ravi … And a Story of Exemplary Lives
  • Capture One Pro-12 Motion-blur Save. The Capture One Pro-12 Simplified MP4 Video. And some great used gear …
  • What Ugly Pier Railing? UK Puffins and Gannets IPT Discount Increased! White Balance Tip. A 63% Crop! And the Capture One Pro 12 Loupe (great for SONY images)
  • More Smart or More Lucky?
  • Finally: The 2018 B&H/BAA Bird Photography Holiday Contest Finalists! The Story Behind Each Image. Along with my comments …
  • The Perfect Compromise: 100 + 180 = 280 ÷ 2 = 150??? And Two Great-buy Big Lenses for Sale!
  • The Amazing FlexShooter Pro Video. If you watch it you will buy one …
  • Oh What a Morning! FlexShooter Pro Flight from the Car. Bluegill Bingo! And Nikon TC-E14 Sharpness Progress
  • Huge Late-registration BIRDS AS ART Instructional Photo-Tour Discounts Made Public. And If My Life Depended on Making One Great Flight Shot …
  • Huge Late-registration Discounts Made Public. Archeologist Unearths Hidden Photographic Talent with SONY on the DeSoto Sandbar Secrets IPT. And My General SONY Conclusions …
  • Two System Insanity. Or Not?
  • Let’s Run That One Back. Arash Hazeghi’s Capture One e-Guide
  • Loving the a7R iii. Learn about heron and egret binocular vision …
  • A Mega-Underexposed RAW File Rescue along with the Answers …
  • Keep or Delete? Why?
  • The FlexShooter Pro for Flight and for Action. And Bathing Bird Photo Tips
  • Accidentally Sharp. The Shutter Speed is Not a Typo!
  • SONY a7R iii General Impressions and First Images
  • SONY FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Lens: Tight Quarters Chick Slayer … Large to Huge Late-Registration IPT Discounts
  • Desperately Seeking Susan? An e-mail from Lana. And the First FlexShooter Pro Images — flight photography, and from the tripod inside the car!
  • A Life-changer! The FlexShooter Pro Tripod Head
  • I Was Thinking of Selling My Sony Gear …
  • A Mega-Educational Blog Post. A Life-changing Lens. A Vitally Important AF Technique. And Comparing Apples and Oranges …
  • Gatorland This Weekend. And the Last Chance to Have Your Reasonable Offer Accepted …
  • Micro-adjusting and Focus Fine-Tuning Made Way Easier Tip. Totally Free.
  • Bird Photography Learning Opportunities
  • Announcing the (short-notice) Spring Sandbar Secrets DeSoto IPT. Spoonbill Realities. And a Fitting End to Our Mega-afternoon!
  • How to Get a Wet Muddy Butt that Might Ruin the Rest of your Day … Or Not!
  • Plain Chachalaca Watercolor Wing-stretch Optimization and Roma Set-up for Bug Bob
  • Welcome Home Dance Party …
  • Getting Lucky With One Pair. And a Great Jeff Walters Depth-of-Field Question (and Answer).
  • Indranil Sircar Rocks Roma with the Canon 600mm f/4L IS III/EOS 5D Mark IV Combo!
  • It’s a Start. And Getting Better … And Two Great-buy Big Lenses for Sale!
  • Excited in the Rio Grande Valley. The Roma, TX IPT Gear Bag
  • Do-able, But Possibly Not Advisable …
  • SONY Does La Jolla .. And Announcing the 2020 San Diego 4 1/2-DAY BIRDS AS ART Instructional Photo-Tour (IPT)
  • Look Ma, I Grew a Wing! Last Chance to Visit ILE This April
  • Anita North Does It Again: The Warmest Day of Twelve in Northern Manitoba, Canada Was -35 Degrees Fahrenheit!
  • Too-Short Notice Roma, TX, Rio Grande Valley IPT. And Lessons From the Field MP4 Video
  • Too Soft? Too Crunchy? Or Just Right? Plus the Snowy Egret Flight Answer. BAA Image Critiques. And a Great SONY 100-400 OSS Lens Tip
  • Flight Photography is About a Lot More than Sharpness …
  • I Am Not Kidding About ILE. More On Checking Sharpness at 100 Percent
  • A Blue Streak
  • AF Strategy for Verticals with All Camera Systems. The AF Quandary. And Big Glass Price Drops!
  • My Favorite SONY Image Yet. Patrick Sparkman is a Genie’s Ass (aka Genius!) And Bad News About and From SONY …
  • Saturday was Nikon Testing Day. Sunday was SONY Revelation Day!
  • This Just In: Central Florida Time Stamp/Urgent
  • Big Glass. Must Sell. Cheap.
  • Take Me Out to the Ballgame. And What I’ve Learned Photographing Sports & Action and Me …
  • The SONY or Nikon Answer and What We Can Learn … Checking Sharpness at 100%
  • Not a Bad Trip. And a Very Important Lesson Re-learned: Nikon 600 VR Sharpness Problem Solved, I Hope …
  • A Pleasant Surprise! And SONY or Nikon?
  • SONY and Nikon do Red, White, and Blue …
  • Songbirds in Flight??? Capture One. SONY A9 Getting Started Guide w/Video. My Latest (in-depth) Thinking on SONY. And the System/ISO/Focal Length Quiz Answer
  • Lens Too Long — Birds Too Close? And More on WHITEs.
  • The Toughest Camera Body Quiz Ever Answer. Tons of New Used Gear. And a Lesson I Will Not Soon Forget …
  • Clean, Tight, Graphic, and SONY. And a Saturday location change.
  • What am I, chopped liver? On crafting a self-realized response …
  • A Student’s Great Work
  • The Toughest Camera Body Quiz Ever. And SONY a7R III (bad) News …
  • Lazy, Lazy, Lazy. And Nikon Price Drops …
  • The Death of a Friend … I gave myself a kina hora.
  • Which One was the SONY Image? Which One was the Nikon Image?
  • Canon & Nikon State of the Art Gear Price Reductions
  • Head-hunting Fun with Sony! And Guess the Focal Length.
  • SONY or Nikon? Can you judge the Image Quality?
  • Prints, Thanks, and I Left Out the Best Part!
  • A Light, Hand Holdable 200-800mm Lens. And SONY AWR Image Quality Questions and Opinions …
  • Louie’s Life-changing IPT. Luis, You are killing yourself with food …
  • Too Ignorant for Too Long: Shutter Count dot Com. And the Nikon Fire Sale Succeeds and Continues …
  • Bite Me! And Nikon Gear Fire Sale!
  • More SONY AF Stuff and Lessons From the Field
  • Heerman’s Gull Five Ways: The Amazing and Versatile Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Lens. Learn Why it Kills the Canon 100-400 II and the Nikon 80-400 VR. And SONY is Garbage!
  • SONY A9/100-400 GM OSS Incoming Brandt’s Cormorants Flight Sequence: As Tough As It Gets …
  • Yikes. I Forgot to List my Nikon 80-400mm VR Lens!
  • The Latest What’s Up With Nikon and SONY and BIRDS AS ART. And Some Nikon Gear for Sale
  • SONY Gear Does Just Fine in San Diego. Part I of Many: I Am In … The Good and the Bad.
  • Just Lucky Duckie … And My First Day with SONY
  • High vs Low and the Higher Answer. On Getting Over a Fear of High ISOs … And Super-bright WHITE Exposures.
  • Announcing the 2019 Fort DeSoto Spring Instructional Photo-Tour (IPT)
  • Two What’s?
  • 2018 BAA Top Twenty Images: Part III of IV
  • The Advantages of Getting Up Early. Contest Deadline Extended.
  • Please Do Not Try This at Home Without Parental Supervision … A New White Balance Tool/(Color) Temperature Tip. And another Canon Used Gear Fire-sale.
  • The Best Flight Photography Sky Conditions … The Nikon 500 PF. Unsharp Flight Images with Nikon (gasp!)
  • Made it back to Santiago, Chile. And my two very favorite images from the Falkland Land-based IPT: Scrambled Egg for Dinner and Yawning Albatross
  • The Most Common Rear Button Focus/Focus Lock Technique Errors.
  • Sylph: a being that has air as its element …
  • BPN Avian Mods are Killing It … You be the contest judge.
  • 2018 BAA Top Twenty Images: Part II of IV. Subtitle: Five Good Reasons Why I Switched to Nikon …
  • Nikon TC-E20 & the 600mm f/4 VR. You Always Have to See the Bird’s Eye. And Dust Spotting How-to Lessons.
  • Falklands Land-based IPT Update
  • Another 7D Mark II Oldie but Goodie: Willet at Sunset
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