Image Caption Contest/What’s Going On Here Contest? « Arthur Morris/BIRDS AS ART

Image Caption Contest/What's Going On Here Contest?

Image courtesy of and copyright 2011: Denise Ippolito. With the Canon 100-400mm IS L zoom lens (hand held) and the Canon EOS-1D Mark III (now replaced by the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV).

Image Caption Contest

Write the funniest caption for the image above and win a $20 credit at the BIRDS AS ART On-Line Store. Judges: Jim Litzenburg, Jennifer Morris, and artie.

What’s Going On Here? Contest

Be the first to let us know what I was doing in the image above and win a $20 credit at the BIRDS AS ART On-Line Store. Judge: artie. Note: if you were on either boat in Homer you are NOT eligible for this contest. :). And no cheating will be permitted; you need to figure it out on your own (if that is possible…)


The results of both contest will not be announced until January 30, 2012 as artie will not be returning from Antarctica until January 26, 2012.

Earn Free Contest Entries and Support both the Bulletins and the Blog by making all your B & H purchases here.

More and more folks are earning multiple contest entries with their B & H purchases. See here for details on that. Eleven great categories, 34 winning and honored images, and prize pools valued in excess of $20,000. Click here to visit the competition home page.

Shopper’s Guide

Below is a list of the gear used to create the image in today’s blog post. Thanks a stack to all who have used the Shopper’s Guide links to purchase their gear as a thank you for all the free information that we bring you on the Blog and in the Bulletins. Before you purchase anything be sure to check out the advice in our Shopper’s Guide.

Canon 100-400mm IS L zoom lens: A versatile all purpose zoom lens for all types of nature and general photography. Several excellent photographers including Dan Cadieux and Aidan Briggs use this lens as their workhorse bird photography telephoto lens.

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV professional digital camera body. My two Mark IVs are my workhorse digital camera bodies.

And from the BAA On-line Store:

The Lens Align Mark II. I use the Lens Align Mark II pretty much religiously to micro-adjust all of my gear an average of once a month and always before a major trip. Enjoy our free comprehensive tutorial here.
Canon EOS-1D Mark IV User’s Guide. Learn to use your Mark IV the way that I use mine. Also available for the 7D and the Mark III here.

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