2009 August « Arthur Morris/BIRDS AS ART

Panama: Back to the Basics and More #4 Composition

[Not a valid template] This perched female Blue-chested Hummingbird was photographed near Canopy Tower with the Canon 800mm f/5.6L IS lens, a 25mm Extension tube for close focusing, and the EOS-1D Mark III. ISO 400. Evauative metering +2/3 stop: 1/50 sec. at f/6.3. Fill flash at -3 stops. The Basics

When working in horizontal […]

Been Away Too Long/Panama to Jamaica Bay

[Not a valid template] This Keel-billed Toucan was photographed with the Canon 800mm f/5.6L IS lens, the 1.4X II TC, and the EOS-1D MIII on the Mongoose M3.5 with the Gitzo 3530 LS tripod. ISO 800. Evaluative metering +2/3 stop: 1/200 sec. at f/8 set manually.

After a great Panama trip I flew on […]

Off To Panama--Resolve/Live Books Blog Post

Howdy all. I am off to Panama for the COMBO IPT; There will be ten of us doing perched, colorful, tropical birds and also high speed flash hummingbirds with Linda Robbins. It is 4:23 am as I type this and five of us leave for the airport in less than 30 minutes. Such is the […]