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

Postlist 2019

  • Two Like-New Nikkor Lenses. Why the 600 f/4? And a sneaky way to save over-exposed , detail-less whites …
  • Wind and Sun Together. And Truly Superb When the Sun Shines — the SONY 200-600 G Lens
  • A Whole New World: Picking Flight Keepers
  • The Quest for Something Different/Birthday Gift #2. Flying Adult Least Tern Carrying Halfbeak for Young!
  • The Quest for Something Different/Birthday Gift #1. Four is a Crowd: Least Tern Chicks Food Fight!
  • Mommy Long-legs and Still Need One for Jax In-the-Field …
  • Sunday Morning Mommy Long-legs Screw-up 🙂
  • Get on Line Now for the Canon EOS R3! Clemens Van der Werf & the Canon EOS R5 — Not Bad At All at 1200mm … The 600 mm f/4 + a 2xTC Rocks with Canon and SONY Systems
  • Lucky Shrike Means Fine Tobacco? And It’s Much Better to Try and Fail Than Not to Try at All…
  • Hey Bud, Does Viveza Work? A JAX In-the-Field Opening for One. And lots more on exposing to the right …
  • How Low Can You Go? Panning Ground Pod Techniques. And Getting Sand and Mud on Your Camera Body. Part II
  • The Levered-Clamp FlexShooter Pro Back in Stock. The Levered-Clamp FlexShooter Mini Announced! Perfection? The Whole Turtle Nest Story (with Photos). And more totally amazing Sony Alpha a1 Eye Detection AF Magic …
  • How Low Can You Go? Panning Ground Pod Techniques. And Getting Sand and Mud on Your Expensive Camera Body …
  • Laughing Gull as Devil Crop Percentage. Ho Hum, Another Perfect Exposure. And Right Place + Right Time + Vision + Good Technique Usually Works Out Just Fine …
  • Beggar: a Tricolored Heron Fledgling. The Keep-out Fence and the Rocks. The Incredible a1 Image Quality (and AF!). Repairing Ov-Exp Pixels. And a New Topaz DeNoise Trick!
  • Big Baby Osprey in a Low Nest — Which is the Stronger Image? And Topaz DeNoise Rocks!
  • 1/500 Second for Flight? What is the best shutter speed for photographing birds in flight? And a Near-Mint SONY a9 ii!
  • Hills, Mounds, Ridges, and Rises. And to Bee or Not to Bee …
  • Better: Lessons from the Great Limpkin Morning. And Viveza
  • Laughing Gull as Devil?
  • An Incredibly Beautiful, Intricate Natural Creation. And a Situation With Immense Photographic Possibilities …
  • Huguenot Memorial Park Help Requested. And Fledgling Wood Stork Head Portrait Fine-Point In-the-Field Lessons
  • How Still’s the Water, Mama?
  • An Afternoon at the Beach …
  • Blood Work — Japanese-style? And 200-600 Versatility
  • It’s a Start — Limpkin with chick
  • Canon R5 Crop-ability. And A New, Brian Sump, Hand Held, Ground Level/Rear Screen Shooting Technique That is Not for the Average Joe …
  • Ground Level/Rear Screen Shooting Obsession and How-to …
  • A Thing of Beauty is a Joy … The Perch II
  • The Big Negative With Ground Level Shooting
  • I Get By With a Little Help From My (Fit, Talented) Friends
  • Ye of Little Faith. And Out of the Crane Box Twice …
  • Ballerino or Danseur Noble. With Zebras, Eye Tracking AF, Topaz, and RawDigger, Is Bird Photography Too Easy Now?
  • Not Bad, But Knot What I Was After …
  • Thanks again, Anita! When f/4 is more than enough. And Super-telephoto Basic depth-of-field Lessons
  • I Thought She Was Totally Nuts! How Observation, Intelligent Planning, Forethought, Patience, Belief, Skill, Faith, and Determination Led to a Big Pay Off!
  • Is it possible to make beautiful, small-in-the-frame images of shorebirds that include habitat? And Sony Alpha a1 AF Magic
  • Soft Light Flight. Exposure Basics Lesson. And ISO Savings versus Shoulder Shoulder Pain and Dysfunction …
  • Cleaning Up at the Beach. And My Three Steytler Faves
  • The Canon EOS R5: Rockin’ in the right hands!
  • BBWD Operator Errors
  • Rookeries are Cluttered, Messy Places … And So are Wood Stork Nests! Insane Tripod Set-up …
  • Winning the Lottery? And a Multiple Choice Quiz
  • Australian Lady Bird Photographer Georgina Steytler Creates High-Key, Soft Light, and Dramatic Stunners …
  • How Low is Too Low?
  • Announcing the Video Webinar: Designing and Creating Pleasing and Dramatic Natural History Images. Low Carb Seafood Curry. Why the Larger, Heavier, More Difficult to Hand Hold 600mm f/4? And Why the Subject to Background Distance is More Important Than Aperture!
  • Tall, Shorter, and Snail Meat Two Ways
  • Aperture/Depth-of-Field Multiple Choice Question. And Turn-around is Fair Play: Viveza Revisited
  • Osprey with Black Crappie: Cool Light/Warm Light. And Hand Holding a 600mm f/4 Lens …
  • Simply Deadly …
  • Slow Canon RF Lenses and Topaz Denoise AI. Laguna Seca Ranch. Which is your favorite Joel Eade R5 image? And There’s No Telling What You Might Learn on the BAA Blog …
  • Symbiotic Relationship Yields Serendipitous Image
  • Running With Both Feet Off the Ground!
  • A Catch-up Learning Day on the BIRDS AS ART Blog
  • How Low Do You Go? A Used Canon 800mm f/5.6L IS Lens!
  • The Whole Catfish!
  • Silly-Tame Red-shouldered Hawk. And Focal Length Quiz
  • Bob Eastman Saved By the Sony Alpha a1! And a surprisingly good afternoon on Lake Blue Cypress!
  • As Different as Night and Day. Identifying Flowers, or not!
  • Shorebird Behavior Quiz. SONY Alpha a1 Crop-ability!
  • Perfect Tee Shots and Perfect T-Shots
  • Ospreys and BPN and Learning a Ton … Luis Grunauer Gone
  • Vintage IR. Infrared Photography — like it or hate it?
  • Fort DeSoto Miracle Resurrection …
  • Two More Keepers From the 10 April DeSoto Morning Session
  • Ending the Sales Tax Confusion. A Short But Great Move Pays Off! Can a Big Over-exposure Be Best? More on RawDigger
  • How I Deal Easily With So Many Huge Image Files @ 30 frames per second … Announcing the The Laughing Gull/Red Knot (and more) DeSoto Picking Your Keepers Video
  • Pre-Order Canon RF Lenses Now to Save Time and Money
  • Sometimes You Just Have to Stick With It …
  • Marbled Godwit Swimming in Heaven. The Plusses and Minuses of Using the Rear Screen for Ground Level Shots
  • An Aqua Square. And Loving My SONY Alpha a1!
  • BTHS Grad with R5/RF 100-500 Kicks Ass at Stick Marsh. With a Vengeance. And Magically Wide Enough!
  • Willet and Limulus Polyphemus Three Ways …
  • I Cannot Decide Which is More Amazing …
  • Hand Held 840mm Flight While Standing (Double Gasp!)
  • Webinar Invitation. Jeopardy and Alex Trebek. Espanola (Hood Island), Galapagos and Waved Albatross
  • 112 millimeters? Surely You Jest ! Depth-of-Field Question
  • Serendipitous R5 Flight (Shot)
  • Is This Any Better? And Believe it or Not …
  • Three Squares a Day
  • Little Chicks in a Big World, My Favorite Crane Chick Perspective, and Clambering Around at 1/1000 Second
  • Artie Returns to Canon Full-time with a Vengeance. His status as an Explorer of Light has been restored!
  • The Top Ten Reasons to Love the Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Digital camera body and the Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM Lens. R5 Overheating Problem with Stills …
  • Sony Alpha a1 Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) Blackout …
  • Planned Blog Post Delayed One Day for Two Good Reasons. A Small Green Dragonfly for Breakfast. The Punked Look. And a quick comparison of two great rigs: the Sony Alpha a1/200-600 versus the Canon R5/RF 100-500 …
  • Stick Marsh Euphoria. A Rare Square. Hand Holding at 840mm. A Change of Pace. More Sony a1 AF Magic …
  • Invasive But Beautiful Introduced Species. Sony Alpha a1 Bad News Coming Monday …
  • Five Million to One Shot Comes Home! Or not?
  • Four Basic But Oft-Ignored Lessons. R5 Versatility Shines. And New BAA Record-low Used Canon Gear Price Listings
  • Are You in Florida and Free on Thursday Morning?
  • Stick Marsh Roseate Spoonbill — unsure of which way it was going –Flared for Landing
  • Announcing the Publication of the BIRDS AS ART Canon EOS R5 Camera User’s e-Guide. And FBM (FaceBook Maniac) Donna Bourdon and the Canon R5
  • Bill Schneider, Jeff Walters’ Comment, and Zebras …
  • If At All Possible, Join Me this week for the Pink Bonanza! Two Big Used Gear Price Drops Yield $5500.00 in Savings!
  • The Spoonbill Flight Image: What Did and Did Not Bug Me. Sony Alpha a1 BCNH Image Quality and Crop-ability!
  • A Perfect Storm of Great Egret Perfection
  • Kicking Myself Over Stick Marsh. Or Not? Roseate Spoonbill Heaven. Sony Alpha a1 Unfair to Flying Birds!
  • Photographing in Rapidly Changing Light. What is a Dip-landing? Amazing SONY a1 AF! A Perfect Flight Shot?
  • Magical Fire in the Merritt Mist Morning!
  • A Sunday Morning Blast-off of a Different Type. My Last R5 Image For A While. — and Why. On Waiting for that Special Behavioral Moment. And Topaz Viewing at 400%
  • Roseate Spoonbill Mission Accomplished; but it was tough!
  • Sony Alpha a1 Shines from Dawn to Dusk. And the Sony Alpha a1 Set-Up and Info Subscription Updates
  • Sony Alpha a1 First Thoughts. And a really crappie morning on Lake Blue Cypress …
  • My New Sony Alpha a1. My honest answer to: If the R5 had Zebra technology for stills, would I switch back to Canon?
  • Hand holding the Canon R5/RF 2X TC/RF 100-500 rig yields amazing results! Adult Laughing Gull molt sequencing
  • A Tough Year for Sandhill Cranes at Indian Lake Estates. And cashing in on a rare second chance …
  • Getting Creative (?) with R5 On: ContShtng In-camera Multiple Exposures … Am I Nuts?
  • Red, Yellow, Wide, Clean, and Dramatic … Like It or Hate It? Why?
  • In Memoriam ??? The Writing Process with regards to the R5 Camera User’s e-Guide. Big Canon 1DX III Price Drop!
  • Catching Up on Some Stuff and Comments …
  • Art or Trash?
  • Flapping-After-Bath Soup-to-Nuts Tutorial. ISO on the Rear (Thumb) Wheel. Why not use the live, in-viewfinder histogram with the Canon R5? And What Makes a Good Flapping-after-bath Image?
  • ID Quiz Winner. Definitely not an Anhinga! And a mystery (leucistic?) juvenile Reddish Egret … R6 bodies in stock!
  • Getting what I went for, in spades, at 1200mm …
  • THE Best Image from a Really Great Afternoon! Exposure is so much easier with SONY Zebras. And a Left Bank Dinner
  • Killer Afternoon at DeSoto. RF 100-500 Close-focusing MFD. Age and ID Quiz: Earn a $25.00 credit in the BAA Online Store. And ask yourself …
  • Zero Birds at North Beach; Join me at DeSoto on Saturday! Or Sunday.
  • Why Bother Getting Down and Dirty?
  • Live Near Fort DeSoto?
  • White Pelican Pastel Masterpiece in Simplicity. Why Zebras? More New Used Gear. And What ISO 800 Noise?
  • Fort DeSoto in Spring! Announcing Two DeSoto IPTs. New and Selected Used Gear Listings. The Under-Appreciated Laughing Gull. And an Image Perspective Question
  • Too Cute!
  • Is Photographing at a Road-Kill Cafe (or at any bird feeder) Cheating? Grackles Displaying at Sunset. And Getting the Right Exposure for Silhouettes (with RawDigger help!)
  • Two-system Insanity: American White Pelican Success in Lakeland. Saved by my Own Guide! And Sometimes Loving What Is is a Better Choice than Bitching and Whining …
  • Come On Down! And inspired by Jon Pearson
  • 1DX III Price Drop. Canon Bargains. Announcing the Merritt Island NWR IPT. And AF Strategy for Head Bobbing Birds
  • Is the Canon RF 100-500 the Most Versatile Super-Telephoto Zoom Lens Ever? R5 Face detection + Tracking AF Improved! Knowing When to Toast the Sun. And a Pleasant Surprise that Bodes Well for the Future …
  • Two Florida IPTs coming soon. Old Canon Favorites. A Serious Depth-of-Field Mistake ??? And DeSoto in April!
  • Bombshell R5 Autofocus News. Blue Sky Osprey. The Best AF Method for R5 Flight Photography. R5 Sharpness and Fine-Feather Detail. Sun Angle and Underwing Shadows
  • Tons of Like-New Used Gear. An Almost Forgotten Image and an Almost Forgotten Plug-in: Revisiting NIK Color Efex Pro Detail Extractor. And a Specular Highlight Question
  • ISO 5000 Snail Kite IQ with the R5/RF 100-500/RF 1.4X TC Combo. And R5 Firmware Update Version 1.2.0
  • White Sky Osprey with Spanish Moss. A Quick Comparison of the R5/RF 100-500 versus SONY 200-600/a9ii. A Great Topaz 400% Tip. And Clemens Tries My Canon Rig!
  • Determination Pays Off in the Snow: Bullseye!
  • Completing the Flopped Reflection in Photoshop
  • Can Operator Error Trump Science-fiction-like Autofocus?
  • Ever Hear of Richard I. Bong? The Out-lined Vulture; does anyone besides me think that this one is neat?
  • And Then the Sun Came Out … Seeing and Utilizing a Shooting Gap. My Super Bowl Prediction Down the Tubes!
  • R5 AF and Exposure Breakthroughs. Wind and Sun Together Flight Photography. Making progress on the R5 e-Guides
  • A Very Lucky One. And A Very Strange One …
  • Wind-Against-Sun Flight. The Photoshop Bill-Shifter Tool (Keyboard shortcut = BS). And Tracking Plus Back Detection AI Servo AF with the Canon EOS R5 …
  • New ILE Residents? Hope So!
  • Pewter Visions. RF 100-500 (100mm) Versatility. Two-Gun Morris. An Angelic Blur. Thinking Clean, Bold, and Graphic! And Creating B&W Silhouettes during the raw conversion
  • Blue-winged Teal Three Ways. Including my best-ever wingstretch image? And After-Bath Flapping Tips
  • “The Silence of the EOS R5.” A “Pewter” Morning Gone to Hell in a Handbasket. And “The Major Screw-up:” a story almost too embarrassing to tell …
  • Four From the Marvelous Merritt Morning. And SONY Camera Body Bargains!
  • Why Auto-Exposure Bracketing with Digital? Announcing the RawDigger e-Guide with Two Videos. When You Can Do This Consistently, You Will Know That You Have Exposure Down Pat! And Billy Joel, Elton John, and the Citrus Bowl.
  • A Pretty Sweet Merritt Morning …
  • My New Lady Friend — I’ll Never See Her Again! Today is the Last Day to save $10 on the RawDigger e-Guide. Huge Thanks Matthew Milnes! The Super-sharp Eye of the Turtle. Image Clean-up Tips. And Quasi-Macro (Handholding) Tips
  • PDF Help Needed. And Merritt Island NWR In-the-Vehicle Instruction
  • Merritt Island NWR In-the-Vehicle Instruction. The Answers to the Osprey Optical Collusion and Other Recent Questions.
  • Stop the Presses! Time Sensitive for SONY Users. Announcing the Sony Alpha a1 Mirrorless Digital Camera …
  • RawDigger e-Guide News. Canon R5 Vulture Flight. R5 Cropping. R5 Face Detection + Tracking AF for Flight … And a neat Topaz Sharpen AI Tip
  • Sun-ball Silhouettes. A One-Shot AF & an f/22 Diffraction Question. A Coming-or-Going Optical Illusion. And more!
  • Give Me Eight Good Minutes! A Like-New Canon EOS-1DX Mark III for sale. The Topaz AI One-Two Punch. And Creative (?) Fun With the Liquify Tool …
  • 2 Sunset Family Jewels. Was Luck the Residue of Design?
  • R5 American Coot Large Crop + Topaz Gigapixel AI = Tons of Great Detail! More on the RawDigger Adapted Histogram
  • But Sometimes … A Photo Illustration is the Only Answer!
  • Cattle Egret with Tasselflowers and learning more about depth-of-field … And Exposure Fine Points & RawDigger
  • Learning a lot from a so-so R5 Bald Eagle flight image …
  • The Great Turkey (& Black Vulture) Shoot. SONY Center Zone AF-C Rocks! And a New FlexShooter Video
  • Beauty is Obviously in the Eye of the Beholder. Used SONY a7r iv for sale! Fort DeSoto In-the-Field Instruction. And a 1200mm a7r iv Roseate Spoonbill Family Jewel
  • ILE GBH-Scape: Color or Black and White?
  • Florida Tickseed EOS R5 Multiple Exposures Two Ways
  • Not a Head Shot! SONY AF Point Display after-the-fact News Coming Soon. And Topaz DeNoise ISO 8000 Magic
  • The R5-RF 100-500 Deed is Done; Thanks Steve! Why? Lots of reasons, but in part, because of Funky Flight Photos …
  • “Two-Gun” Geoff Newhouse had a great day with the Short-eared Owls! Comments on R5 Face Detection + Tracking AF
  • A Different Opinion. Another insightful comment from skilled veteran bird photographer Cliff Beittel. Cattle Egret/LBH Feet-Reed Merge Confessions!
  • Flotillas & Armadas & Cackling Geese. The story of the USS Wahoo. Multiple Choice Quiz. And Bob Morris re-visited …
  • Discovering what was there all along. And I hate to ask …
  • SONY Center Zone AF-C. A Road-kill Cafe Squabble: Bite me! And the RawDigger e-Guide is almost finished!
  • Wind-Against-Sun Butt-View Solution? And Why So Much Noise at ISO 500?
  • Bosque 2020-2021: the handwriting was on the wall. Why So Much ISO 800 Noise? And More Great Topaz Tips!
  • RawDigger, Black Subjects, and White Skies. I thought the Gila Monster was a Boat-tailed Grackle Pellet. But … And Introducing the Y-Perch
  • Morris to Sump Video! And From Wes Welker to the Flying Duckman …
  • Gila Monster in Central Florida?
  • A Blasting Highlights AF Tip: Focus Manually!
  • Circle: the years keep rollin’ by. A strikingly beautiful image from more than 60 years ago. Ordinary People; Extraordinary Lives. And happy 64th Pat and Stokes!
  • Is there a fine line between being inspired by the work of others and copying it?
  • A Lousy Morning In Lakeland. Lots of Learning for You and for Me. And the effects of aperture on background …
  • A Short Walk on a Long Pier Watching the Dancing Points … And AF Lessons for all Camera Systems
  • Laguna Seca Crested Caracara Display Poses. Price Drops
  • Topaz DeNoise and Sharpen AI Comparison Views. The Growth and Development of the Surviving Mother’s Day Crane Colt. And An Important Image Stabilization Point
  • A Story of Lost Images and Partial Franklin’s Gull Redemption …
  • 2020/2021
  • Excuses for an Unsharp Flight Shot. Topaz Sharpen AI to the Rescue. And a possible bug in Sharpen AI V. 2.2.2
  • Early Holiday Dinner for Two. Image Clean-up While Preserving the Natural History of a Moment. Raw file offer
  • Happy Ninetieth BirdDay! Will you be photographing birds after reaching 90?
  • The Work of Byron Katie. Working a Tame Subject. Topaz Sharpen AI Tips. And Polar Opposites: Abstracts versus setting the scene images …
  • Re-visiting An Exercise in Thinking Part II. An R5 Negative: Color Noise. I Generally Do Not Study-Use-Understand the Scientific-Theoretical Mumbo-Jumbo and Charts. But …
  • Impressive Sharpness at 1-8 second handheld at 254mm?
  • Humbled. And inspired …
  • Looking Up at GBHs with SONY and Canon. Act Now to Join me at DeSoto …
  • Used SONY Bodies for Sale (not mine!) Join Me at DeSoto. A Brand New Plumage for Me! Adding Canvas with Choppy Water. And an Exposure Fine-Point Question
  • A Monumentally Educational Blog Post: Getting Comfortable with the Versatile Canon R5/RF 100-500 Rig at Fort DeSoto
  • Operator Error, a Great AF System — but …, a large Crop, and not too bad an image. And a variable aperture zoom lens tip!
  • COVID Strikes Again. And a Day Late: Announcing the BAA Canon R5/R6 Autofocus e-Guide
  • Willets: a dime a dozen. A Wave Can Make or Break an Image. Announcing the BAA Canon R5/R6 AF Guide. And a update on the RawDigger e-Guide: why is it taking so long?
  • Learning a Ton by Re-visiting An Exercise in Thinking Part I. American White Pelican flapping v-Log. And how to help a bird spread its wings more fully …
  • Two Oldies But Goodies Topazzed to Print! Catching up with Jim Brandenburg …
  • A Two-part Exercise in Thinking
  • An Honest and Extensive Comparison: the Canon R5/RF 100-500L IS lens/Extender 1.4X versus the SONY a9 ii/200-600 G OSS lens/FE Teleconverter 1.4X. And more Topaz DeNoise AI and Sharpen AI examples & tips.
  • DPP4 Installed! Puns for the Educated. Focus Breathing Clarifications. My Evaluation of Nine R5 Face detection + Tracking/AI Servo AF Images (plus one more) along with my (somewhat surprising?) conclusions. And Shame on SONY!
  • Topaz Cyber Monday Sale. GBH with a very large needlefish!
  • A Bad Morning in Lakeland. Using and Learning a Ton About My Canon Gear. My Thoughts on the R5/RF 1-5 Here Soon
  • My Very Brief Initial Canon R5/RF100-500/1.4X TC Thoughts. And help needed installing DPP4 (Digital Photo Professional 4.13.10 for macOS)
  • Headed Out to Play with the Canon R5/100-500/1.4XTC. Switching Back to Canon? A Great GBH Nest in Lakeland. More Topaz DeNoise and Sharpen AI Tips. Getting Rid of a Stick and Its Shadow on a Bird’s Face …
  • Happy Bird Day! Don’t Eat Too Much …
  • ISO 5000: the New Normal? I HATE Topaz by Patrick Sparkman. A Gigapixel AI Question. And a question that I had been expecting …
  • Home! The SONY 200-600 + 1.4X TC at 840mm (or not?)
  • Tandem Brown Pelican Sunset Dive Image: Gigapixel AI to the Stunning Rescue. Do You Have a SONY Callus?
  • Road Trip News. And Flight Pose: Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner
  • Finger Mullet in the Surf. One-Stop Shopping with the Amazing Topaz Gigapixel AI! And What Makes a Good Flight or Action Image?
  • Two Good Reasons Not to Be a Baitfish in the Gulf of Mexico at South Padre Island … And a New Topaz Sharpen AI Tip
  • A Lesson From the Last DeSoto IPT: After Bath Flight Photography Primer … Huge Canon 1D X Price Drop
  • We’ve All Been There … And Another Topaz AI Miracle Save
  • SONY 200-600 G Lens with the a9 ii on the Laguna Seca Ranch: the (Crested Caracara) Bank is Open! Bosque Bad News?
  • What the heck is a TwinShooter? Two for the Price of One!
  • High Island Oilfield Roads — Caspian Tern Bonanza
  • I Cease to Be Amazed … More Topaz AI Plug-in Tips
  • Tips on Photographing from the Car. Identifying Neotropic Cormorant. More Topaz AI Plug-in Tips
  • Variety Times Eight at Anhuac
  • Why Intentionally Underexpose? Fond Memories of Photographing Raptors at Cape May with Friends. And a Great Day with Alan Murphy at Smith Point, TX
  • The Streak is Over: the last keeper. A new one will likely begin today. We hope!
  • Canon EOS R5 Bodies Available from Bedfords! Seated Knee-pod versus Lens Hood on the beach (using the articulating rear monitor): Perspectives and Tips. And More Topaz DeNoise AI Auto Tips
  • Urgent Help Needed for Gulfport, MS Photo Spot for the afternoon of today, 22 OCT 2020. The Great Road Trip Adventure Begins
  • Lucky 13 Again! And a Nikon 600 VR $500 price drop!
  • Victory at Sea? A Story in Pictures …
  • More on SONY a9ii/200-600 Versatility. Topaz DeNoise AI and image crispness — including a DeNoise Auto tip
  • Great Egret Prancing Decisions …
  • Sandhill Crane Growth and Development: Hard to Believe!
  • In a Near-Impossible Situation it is Almost Always Better to Try Something Than it is to Give Up … Topaz DeNoise AI Tip
  • TX Coast Help Needed. And a Mint Canon 1DX III for Sale
  • Four Wood Stork Images: Tips on Incorporating Topaz DeNoise and Topaz AI into your Workflow
  • Lucky 13! Painting with slow shutter speeds . And why a 95mm 3-stop Neutral Density Filter?
  • Two New Used Canon Lens Listings. And George Lepp’s Amazing Focus-stacked Flower Images
  • Flight Photography at High ISOs with the SONY 200-600 G lens/1.4X TC/a9 ii Combo. More on Topaz DeNoise AI
  • The advantages of using the Shutter Priority/Exposure Compensation/AUTO ISO method in low light
  • Colleen Miniuk: free webinar replay — No More Rules! Human Perception in Compositions. And some great new Used Gear listings!
  • Jerking the Lens. Topaz Sharpen AI Stabilize to the Rescue!
  • Late to the Topaz Party … Two Totally Amazing Before and After Screen Captures!
  • Roseate Spoonbill with white ruff cropping options. And advancing through a puddle on your knees and your butt.
  • An Anita North Sandwich Tern Stunner! Birds in flight tips. What Would You Do With My Image? No news here: The SONY 200-600G/a9 ii Combo is Superb for Handheld Flight Photography …
  • Last Minute Reminder
  • Alan Murphy. Tuesday September 22 Image Processing Webinar. And three great videos!
  • Great New Bedfords Discount Info. For Love of Condors — some spectacular bird photography by Walter Baliero
  • Nikon Camera Body Bargains! Thursday Morning Downpours. No More Sandbar Secrets. Sony Camera Body Weather Sealing. Having Fun Is Important: handholding the SONY 200-600G/a9 ii rig. And thanks Alfred Forns!
  • Farmer Morris Hoeing. My Most Amazing Image Ever? And Any Photoshop Trickery?
  • Wet and Wild at Sebastian Inlet. R5 Kit and RF 100-500s in stock at Bedfords! Finally and Hilariously Stuck in the Mud. And Learning to Love What Is …
  • Rain, Rain, and More Rain. Crane Interactions. Why the a9 ii over the a7r iv? And a Multiple Choice Quiz.
  • Red and Pink Crane Caps Explained. What was my mistake?
  • This Week’s Sign that the Apocalypse May be Upon Us … And a bargain-priced mint SONY a9 body
  • Not Quite Prepared, But Lucky! The Bobcat story all over again. And the editing and cropping decisions …
  • Learning a Ton by Comparing Two Similar Images; Is Larger-in-the-Frame Always Better? Used Gear Page Red Hot. And Join Us in Homer!
  • Lots of Canon Used Gear Priced to Sell. My Old Toy Lens. And the focal length/aperture quiz answers and winner!
  • Asleep at the Switch! On Keeping Your Eyes Open. Getting Closer: the last two hints …
  • More Hints. And An Interesting Spray and Pray Comment-conversation …
  • Win Twenty Dollars! RawDigger e-Guide and BAA Road Trip and IPT News. And Toy Lens Price Drop!
  • Spray and Pray and Get Lucky!
  • Practically Free Camera Bodies. And Used Gear Realities …
  • Lying Down (backwards) on the Job. And Moving a Large Bush in Photoshop with a Quick Mask …
  • Getting Lucky & a Photoshop Content-Aware Crop Tutorial
  • Two Gems!
  • Amazing and Astounding Stuff!
  • Canon, Nikon, & SONY: One New Listing and Lots of Slashed Prices!
  • More on Working a Subject …
  • Canon Comeback Fueled By Mirrorless Bodies & Lenses. The skinny on everything that you wanted to know about Canon Mirrorless but were afraid to ask …
  • Tuesday Night Webinar. SONY a7r iv Firmware Update. And Coming Soon: The Skinny on Everything Canon Mirrorless
  • If You’re Anything Like Me … A SONY e-Guide Revision Sent via e-Mail. And New Used Gear
  • Backing Up for Vulturine Tree-scapes
  • Lots of Canon Used Gear Old and New … And a Big Nikon D5 dSLR Price Drop!
  • Making the most of a miracle … ISO 10000 in the dark!
  • Canon 180mm Macro Lens with Metabones Adapter Killing It! Macro Tips and Techniques. Thanks to naturalist John Bradford. And More on RawDigger
  • My #1 Sunny Day Bird Photography Tip … Get my drift?
  • August 18th Webinar: Bird Photography Tips Part II
  • Why Talk About the Canon EOS R Now?
  • Cranes, Chilled, and Extension Tubes. Coming Soon: Canon Mirrorless Camera Body Stuff
  • Cell Phone Bird Photography Trick/Tip: $5.00 via e-mail
  • Too Wonderful for Words. And you do not even need to know how to speak Croatian …
  • My Critique and Comments on a Young Great Egret Hunting Image. Shutter Speed Choice. Getting Better With RawDigger. And using the SONY a7r iv extensively …
  • Just for the Heck of It: Telephone Pole Cropping Insanity!
  • Macro Photography Plan B: Part II! (and Plan B: Part I Re-visited with a 300% 7r iv crop!)
  • Stuff that should have sold quickly, but has not … Price Drops. FlexShooter Pro Comments. And a7r iv On Sale
  • Are eBay Used Photo Gear Listings Bogus? Bucket-list City: Re-visiting the Emperors . Clean, Tight, and Graphic! Too, Too Cute. And the Nikon 80-400mm VR lens …
  • The Five Questions. More Head Angle Fine Points. And some quality used Nikon gear
  • BAA V-log: How to Carry a Long Lens On a Tripod. Or Not? Tons of Used Canon Gear at Great Low Prices!
  • Preening Bird Head Angle Tips. Deadly Weapon: the Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Lens. And a7r iv or a9 ii?
  • Why Make 161 Images of a Single Blossom? On Depth-of-Field at Relatively High Magnifications …
  • Now in Stock: the Levered-Clamp FlexShooter Pro Head
  • Head Angle Questions: a Matter of Degree … Gatorland. How Fast They Grow! And I Liked the Color Version Best …
  • Itsy-Bitsy Questions. And Why I Liked the Color Version …
  • Some Respite From the Heat; this would make a nice jigsaw puzzle. On Not Letting the Old Man In … And a Used Like-New Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Lens!
  • Macro Plan B, Part I: Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lenses: the very good and the very bad …
  • Dock Eliminator: the SONY a7r iv!
  • Don’t Let the Old Man In. Driveway Sandhill Crane Studio. Focus Breathing Explained and Focus Breathing and MFD Info for the SONY 200-600 G Lens (and others …)
  • Quick Mask Flower Magic. Canon Macro Lens Choices (and more). And On Shading Flowers on Sunny Days …
  • An Insta-Delete for Me. Mis-understanding Perspective Changes and Sun Angle. And a Flash Card Sale …
  • Behaviors on the Dock of the Bay. Working a Subject. Eye Replacement. And An H-V AF Tip for All Systems
  • Keep or Delete? Used Gear Price Drops. I liked the blue …
  • An Afternoon Great Egret. Intensifying Blackgrounds. And a Making Curves Adjustments Tutorial …
  • Aquatic Jewels! Which version do you prefer? And More on RawDigger and Exposing to the Right
  • On RawDigger. Large SONY a7r iv Crops. A Great Down-the-Lens Barrel AF Tip for All Systems. A Used Canon EOS-1D X
  • Score Four for Canon!
  • Photographing Both Vultures on the Indian Lake Estates Pier V-Log. And My OSS/IS/VR Mode Settings …
  • Lots of SONY and Nikon News …
  • Racing Against the Sun: On Precision Vehicle Positioning …
  • Practically Free Used High-end Digital Camera Bodies. And More …
  • What the ? Image #2 Mystery Answer Revealed. Wimberley Plamp II Techniques. A Great Macro Tip. And everything you wanted to know about spatterdock but were afraid to ask …
  • Shy About Having Your Work Critiqued? Not me. And the answer to the Image #2 what the ? question.
  • Let’s Play BPN. On Doing Critiques. And the Two-way Benefits of Critiquing …
  • What the ?
  • Stuff … And Nikon Price Drops!
  • Sandhill Crane Chicks 361-Image — the Picking Your Keepers Video. The SONY 600 f/4 GM in Low Light. The Handheld 200-600 for Easy Living. Chicks on the Rise. SONY Zebras Rock in Changing Light! And SONY at 1200mm!
  • Greg Gulbransen Photographs the TWA Hotel at JFK!
  • My Big Macro Mistake Corrected: Florida Sensitive Brier. And the Plumped-in-Place Technique
  • Expectancy. And Fulfillment … And the Amazing SONY 200-600/a9 ii Rig
  • Mastering In-the-field Techniques For My New Passion …
  • The Photoshop Hanky-Panky Black Vulture Answer Revealed. And My Point!
  • Zooming Out and Getting Low for Stormy Indigo-Blue/Black Skies
  • New Listings: Five BAA Record-low Used Gear Prices. Everyone is an expert when they know where to look: following up on detecting changes made in Photoshop …
  • A Photoshop Hanky-Panky Quiz: Win a Copy of The BIRDS AS ART Current Workflow e-Guide (Digital Basics II). Learn How I Photograph Birds at ILE at Eye-Level While Standing at Full Height. And Black Lives Do Matter.
  • An Appreciative SONY User. Subject Blindness. And Gremlin Switches …
  • Rapture Optimized. And a relevant e-mail conversation with Fred Innamorato
  • Dancing at the Beach. New Nikon Listings and Nikon Price Reductions
  • Not in the Least: the Fort DeSoto Least Tern Colony. Plus an Astounding 600mm f/4 AF Tip …
  • The Bored of Crane Chicks? V-log Video. New Used Gear Page Listing: Near-mint Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV Digital Camera
  • DeSoto In-the-Field Instruction? Beach False Foxglove (wildflower) Set-up. And My Macro Plan: a work in progress
  • Photographing Birds in Heavy Downpours During Thunderstorms. Learn About Protecting Your Gear and the Best Shutter Speeds …
  • ILE: It Ain’t Just Crane Chicks!
  • Extensive Nikon Fire Sale. 600 f/4 VR, 300 & 500mm PFs, a D850, and lots more. All listed at BAA record-low prices!
  • Sandhill Crane Chick Grass Blade Removal and Canvas Expanded as Suggested …
  • How Well Do You Know Your SONY Camera Bodies? The Publication of the Sony Camera User’s e-Guide and Videos
  • Amazing Front-Yard Discovery! It Ain’t Just Crane Chicks: Dayflower. More on SONY Exposure …
  • Two More Killer Sandhill Crane Chick Images: Even Better? Eclectic Entertainment. a7r iv Crop-ability. A Fast Healthy Recipe. And the first Free-to-all SONY e-Guide Update
  • Alert: Non-photography-related Post: Recent Comments, More on Masks, and More on Dr. Fauci …
  • Sandhill Crane Chicks One-a-Day Images. Which Lens is Best for the Tiny Chicks? And the One Negative of the SONY 100-400mm GM …
  • Alert: Non-photography-related Post: Trusting Dr. Fauci
  • Mother’s Day Miracle Crane Chick V-log. And a Used Nikon 500 PF and More!
  • Is the BAA Blog on the Wrong Track? Not for me …
  • Tracking Flexible Spot (M) for Flight? On Thinking Ahead and Being Prepared. And SONY 200-600 Flight Versatility …
  • Happy Mother’s Day
  • More on the Plandemic Video: Rebutting the Plandemic Rebbutters. And Disagreeing with a Dear Friend.
  • Lens Choices for Cloud-scapes. Can One Lily Pad Make a Difference? And Magifying an Image in Capture One Tips
  • For Sale: a Like-New gripped Sony a9 Mirrorless Digital Camera Body, and Whatever Happened to Freedom of Speech?
  • This Just In: Paul Bowen (Free) Webinar Tonight: Air to Air — Photographing Aircraft in Flight
  • DeSoto Snowy Egret V-log: The Importance of Staying Ahead of the Birds When You Have Wind and Sun Together
  • Used Gear Thanks. And SONY e-Guide Comments …
  • V-log: If Wind Against Sun is Bad, How Can It Be Good?
  • The Purple Martin with dragonfly Image Optimization. And learning about exposure compromises …
  • Wind and Sun Together Purple Martin Flight Primer V-log Video
  • SONY e-Guide PDF Published. But It’s Only a Grackle! And the Adjective Challenge …
  • The Red-Light Colt Situation. And Could a Slow (f/6.3) Lens Be Better Than a Fast (f/4) Lens?
  • My Bad. It Was Good to See the Morning Sun Again. The Dreaded Nictitating Membrane. And the Eye Replacement Vlog Video.
  • First-ever BAA Vlog. A Rainy Day Photo Ride at ILE. Like It or Hate It?
  • A New Phenomenon at ILE. And More SONY 1200mm Insanity …
  • Wildflower Confusion …
  • Adhering to the Boy Scout Motto …
  • Mayfly City! A Story in Pictures …
  • A Six-Way Tie for First; Punking Out? Or Not?
  • Lush and Simple and Green
  • On the Road Again
  • A Rare Submission …
  • Musically: And a Great Blue Heron in a pine tree … Image design, image processing, and depth-of-field questions.
  • COVID-19 Comments. Not Flying With Both Feet Off the Ground! SONY a7r iv Tracking Flexible Spot Amazes at 1200mm. More on Zebras for Difficult Exposures …
  • The If-the-World-Does-Not-End BIRDS AS ART 2020/2021 IPT Schedule …
  • Not What I Was After, But … And Lots of Used Gear Stuff
  • Now is the Time. The why a second tripod (?) question. And learning about Magnolia blossoms, or not …
  • Amazing Grace. And a Tiny Death in the Marsh …
  • Why did I move the car six inches? The Mini/GIT 204 Combo in the Vehicle. And More on SONY Exposures with ISO on the Control Wheel …
  • Tons to Learn! Re-visiting the Leaf Questions. A Great Free Tip on Expanding Canvas (thanks to James Saxon). A Capture One RAW Conversion. And the leaf clean-up …
  • Lots of Limpkin Image Learning …
  • What They’re Buying. And Wait For Me Bro! This image should put a smile on your face …
  • Unexplained Upper Leg Pain Explained. The SONY a7r iv Versus SONY a9 ii. And the Bored? Trash Pickup Solution …
  • The Trick to Creating Low-Nest Osprey Silhouettes at ILE
  • The Leaf or Not the Leaf? My Big Mistake? Lots on Flower Photography. And New SONY Used Gear Listings …
  • Capture One RAW Conversion Tips. And Background Smoothing Effectively …
  • From Lousy with Bad News to Great with Good News. And My Favorite Crane Colt Image and Why …
  • More On Understanding Bird Behavior and Improving Your Bird Photography …
  • Tripod Handling. LB. ST. It’s that simple …
  • Switching Back to Nikon! Clean, Tight, and Graphic. And Thinking Wide for a Bird-scape …
  • Stunned Twice. Crane Colt Video. And One NTG Image …
  • Muddy-Neck and the Little One. SONY Camera Body Help Needed. Harry Chapin. And Used Nikon Gear
  • Horton Hatches a What? More on COVID-19
  • Dr. Klinghardt on Coronavirus. The New Low Osprey Nest. And Two Nice Osprey Images
  • Old Gnarly …
  • Martin Flight Photography. And More …
  • COVID-19 News From Dr. Greg Gulbransen. The Difficulty of Creating Juxtapositions. And SONY Zone versus Tracking Flexible Spot M.
  • SONY a9 II 1200mm down-the-lens-barrel Roseate Spoonbill Flight Insanity. Used Gear Price Drops including the lowest-ever Canon 600 III. And lots more!
  • BIRDS AS ART and COVID-19 and You. And Boosting Your Immune System
  • On Detail-less Snow and a Too-Gray Crow …
  • A Hard Place to Shoot. And Loving My SONY a9 ii Bodies!
  • A Rare Nine New-Image Blog Post. And Was Gatorland Terrible on Saturday? You Tell Me …
  • Coronavirus Prevention Tips From a Non-Doctor and More Canon Used Gear Bargains
  • A Peachy Morning at Lakeland: To Isolate or Not to Isolate? GNPA Programs and the Jekyll Island In-the-Field Instructional Photo-Tour Likely to be Canceled Due to Coronavirus
  • What Kind of Nut Photographs Crows on a Mega-Epic Bald Eagle Trip? And Getting the Right Exposure for Black Birds on Snow in Soft Light
  • Short and Sweet. And Advice On Selling Used Canon Gear
  • Homer Variety and Exhilaration!
  • Nikon DeSoto Memories …
  • 600s Rule …
  • Field-testing the New Canon EOS-1DX Mark III at Homer: World-Class Nature Photographer Clemens Van der Werf Shares the Skinny on Canon’s New Flagship Camera Body
  • Again, Too Hot to Sit On: Another Used Canon 600 III (and lots more Canon bargains!)
  • Making Lots of Progress on the Sony Camera Videos and e-Guide. An e-Mail Conversation with Fred. And yet another sweet Bald Eagle image with Photoshop tips
  • More Snow in the Forecast! Mint Canon 400 DO II With Extras: Australian Sale Only. And Canon Big Glass Price Drops! And Some More Nifty Eagle Images
  • Killer Breeding Plumage Snowy Egret Head Shot. SONY AF Tip. Pre-publication SONY e-Guide and Videos Available Now. And Yet More Great Used Gear Listings
  • More Homer Images. And Announcing the 2021 Greatest-ever Bald Eagle Experience IPTs
  • Photographing Molting Laughing Gulls with the Hand Held SONY 200-600/1.4XTC/a9 ii Combination. And Announcing the 2020 Fort DeSoto Spring Sandbar Secrets IPT
  • SONY Gear Back From the Dead. Artie uses Canon Gear! And News on the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III
  • This Got My Attention!
  • Last Chance for Eagles. And Lots More Canon Bargains!
  • Remarkable … A SONY 600 GM in Stock! And Canon Bargains!
  • A SONY 600 GM for You?
  • First, and Simple …
  • Another Last Second Florida Learning Opportunity
  • Should Have Been a Vertical!
  • Last Second Florida Learning Opportunity. Price Drop on a Gem. And More on Flexible Spot (M) with Tracking
  • And the Correct Answer Is …
  • A $1399 Discount Offer. ILE Program Tonight! An Absolute Pleasure. The SONY 200-600/a7r IV with the 1.4X TC Hand Held. And Patience and Dallying Rewarded
  • Pelican over rocks; what’s not to love? More on SONY a9 ii AF … And lots of new Used Gear listings
  • Price-drop City! And Florida Learning Opportunities
  • A Mint Canon 600 III! Creating Dramatic BLACK-Ground Images. And the San Diego II Picking Your Keepers Instructional Video (with free teaser)
  • DeSoto Last-second 2-DAY IPT and SONY Camera User’s Video & e-Guide Making Progress!
  • Image-Difficulty Multiple Choice Quiz
  • Paul Mckenzie Canon Fire Sale
  • Replacing a Soft Eye and Face …
  • Homer IPTs Nearly Sold Out
  • It’s Not the Lens and It’s Not the Camera …
  • Four SONY Camera Set-up Guides Filmed! And a Photoshop Hanky-Panky Question …
  • The Number One Reason That I Gave Up On Nikon: the lack of consistently crispy eye skins at 840mm. Plus a few more
  • Cleaning Up …
  • The SONY 200-600 with the a9 ii Kills at Long-Billed Curlew City (aka Morro Bay) Too!
  • Sharp Pre-dawn Flight at 1200mm Should Not Be Possible
  • A Day Late …
  • If Ever a Lens was Made for a Location … Miracle Image: Brown Pelican Greeting; the Holy Grail of Pacific-race Brown Pelican Photography; Zooming Out for Flight; and The Classic Breeding Plumage Brown Pelican Head and Shoulders Portrait …
  • Announcing the 2020 Hooptie Deux/Roseate Spoonbill Boat 3 1/2 DAY IPT
  • Flight Photography Editing and Education Video. And Three Great Flight Shots …
  • More Price Drops
  • Just a Coincidence? A Near Air Disaster: Pull up! Pull up! More on Zebras
  • Wood Duck Bonanza for Monte Brown! And Homer Discount INFO
  • Do You Remember the Over-exposed Pelican in Flight Image with All the Clutter? And a Near-Mint 500 PF and More Nikon Stuff
  • An Amazing Day: I Never Woke Up on Thursday, January 9, 2020. For real …
  • The Top 24 List: Two Dozen Reasons to Join Me on One or Both of the Greatest-ever Bald Eagle Experience IPTs …
  • Keep or Delete: How Far to the Right is Too Far to the Right?
  • Returning to Homer for Bald Eagles — very soon; with you I hope. The Nikon D850 e-Guide & Camera-handling Video. Not too smart … And Insane Price-Drops!
  • A New One for Me: Hand Holding a 600mm f/4 for Flight Photography! SONY a9 II AF Performance and a Great SONY AF Tip
  • Being Lucky is Not Enough … You’ve Got to Be Prepared and Be Quick! And the SONY 600mm/1.4XTC/a9 II for Flight!
  • Dark, Still, and Green. Riding SONY Zebras to Exposure Success. And the SONY Zebras Exposure Guide Short Video
  • Walt Anderson Gone and Forewarned is Forearmed …
  • Cloudy-bright Skies Plus SONY 200-600 Plus SONY a9 II Equals Great Flight Photography. The Good and the Bad …
  • I Go to Extremes
  • Keeping Warm — The World’s Greatest Heated Gloves. And Lots More!
  • What’s Up?
  • Camera RAW (ACR) HSL Adjustment Tips. Exposing to the right ??? And Gardner Bay for Galapagos Sealions
  • Announcing the Galapagos 2021 Photo Cruise of a Lifetime IPT/The Complete Galapagos Archipelago Photographic Experience
  • A Teen-aged Crab. John Steinbeck on Sally Lightfoots. And Capture One/RAW Conversion Lessons, Education, and Questions …
  • SONY 200-600 Versatility. A Cold and Windy Afternoon Beach Walk — Thanks to Buddy Tom Pfeifer. Perhaps Not the Wisest Move … And an Exposure Question
  • Patrick Sparkman Does San Diego with the Handheld SONY 600 GM and the a9. And both TCs. And loved it!
  • Canon Used Gear Prices Continue to Drop. And a Used Fujifilm X-T2/Fujinon XF100-400mm OIS Lens w/ 1.4X TC Rig for Sale
  • SONY Flight Photography at 1200mm!
  • New: Packing for Air Travel Video. Both New B&H Videos. 30%-off LensCoat Sale. Great Buys on New Used Canon and SONY Gear, and some huge price reductions.
  • A Really Big, Pleasant Surprise: My Favorite-Ever Camera Body, the SONY a9 II
  • Too Hot to Sit On: A Like-new Canon 600 III for Sale. And a Capture One Pro 20 Note from Arash Hazeghi
  • B&H Event Space Programs. And the Beyond-amazing SONY a9 II
  • 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 …
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