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

Postlist 2019

  • This Blog Post Took Six Hours to Prepare! Great New Sony Used Gear Listings including a like-new 600mm f/4 GM OSS Lens. Four Fishy Snow Egret Images. And Announcing Three 2023 Spring Fort DeSoto Instructional Photo-Tours
  • Change of Pace: Coldie Oldie But Goodie Canon Cutie
  • Good to Be Home. Why the Bold-faced Exclamation Point?
  • A Unique Pelican Flight Perspective Times Two
  • Raindrops on My Scapulars
  • Cheating a Bit with a Great Sea Lion Surfing Image
  • Why You Should Be in Manual Exposure Mode 99% of the Time When Photographing Birds. Period.
  • Sony 200-600mm G Lens at 840mm on the Cliffs at La Jolla
  • Compromising on Shutter Speed to Avoid Mega-high ISOs
  • Heermann’s Gull Coronado Mission Accomplished
  • Western Gull with Rainbow
  • Salton Sea Bird-scapes With a Great New Focusing Tip
  • 1200mm Sleeping Pelican Feather Detail Technique
  • A Harrowing Drive. The 200-600 Best for Pre-dawn Blurs
  • Eighteen out of Eighteen Perfect Images
  • Science Fiction-Like AF with the Sony a1/200-600/1.4X TC!
  • The Everlasting Yoga Pose Wingstretch: Elegant Angularity
  • Worth Saving: Brown Pelican Flight w/Big Fish in Bill Pouch
  • By Popular Demand. Singh-Ray NDs. And with all due respect to Canon and Nikon mirrorless, and all dSLR folks
  • More on Bosque: Dear Phil and Phoebe
  • Nice Rock!
  • San Diego December Flight Photography Fine Points
  • Adding Green Whenever Possible
  • What About Bosque?
  • Why Shoot Birds in Flight as Vertical Originals?
  • Which is the stronger image? Is it even a question?
  • Trying for Different on a Very Stormy Day
  • Have a Great 2023!
  • La Jolla’s Anna’s Hummingbirds
  • A Little Person Story. And a Hard to Believe Dog Tale
  • Pelican Eyeball Self-Portrait Courtesy of the Sony a1
  • On Field Etiquette or the Lack Thereof, Getting the Green Pelican Backgrounds, and Getting Lucky at 1/60 Second
  • The Foggy Image Optimization
  • Bite Me!
  • Fun in the Fog
  • A Canon R6. Changeable Weather in Sunny Photo Locations and an Orange Marmalade Pelican Bill Pouch Pano
  • I’m Always Hoping for Just One Good Image. On Listening to the Leader. And On Seeing Different and Wonderful
  • Avian Whitewash Poop Art
  • Call Jim and Then Get a Flight to San Diego
  • Scissors-Preening. What is It? And Photo Tips
  • What ISO?
  • Walking the Sacred Battlefield Burial Ground
  • In Memoriam: the Last Vulture Tree Sunrise
  • Alan Murphy Kills with the Nikon Z9!
  • 800mm Handheld Sun Ball Photography Ain’t Easy
  • My Favorite Kachemak Bay Bald Eagle Perch. And a Ship!
  • The Eagle Nest Tree, & the Depth of Field Question (Again)
  • On Working the Same Subjects Ad Infinitum
  • Used Nikon 300 PF Price Drop. Photo Gear Shipping Warning. And Know the Wind. Think Fast & Act Faster!
  • It Was The Frog’s Fault!
  • What a Way to Wake Up & Learn Something New
  • One Reason I ‘m Always in a Hurry
  • The Whole New World of Digital: Dew-Draped Spider Webs
  • One Very Strange (and very beautiful) Bird!
  • Save Yourself From Too Many Images: Stringent Editing
  • Two Sony A7R IV Bodies To Go: One Regular, One Infrared
  • Flower “Pillows and More” Wind-shields. Really!
  • In Memoriam: Stokes Fishburne, a kind and gentle man
  • AM & PM. 1200 & 200-600. What Excites Me đŸ™‚ And a Telling Quote from the NANPA Supposed Town Meeting
  • The 2023 Spoonbill Boat 1-1/2 DAY MINI-IPT. The Expanded Winter IPT (Including the 1 1/2 DAY MINI IPT). And Spoonbill & Canon EF 800mm f/5.6 L IS Memories
  • Apples and Oranges. Night and Day. And NANPA Tidbits
  • My Sunday Morning No Vulture Trees Pledge
  • Photoshop Ethics and Morality Discussion & Answers
  • When You Have a Tree Full of Vultures, Think Vulture Soup
  • Eliminating the Orange Bill Blur. And More Eye Doctor Work
  • Happy Thanksgiving 2022. And Tom Turkey Lessons
  • Almost Deleted This One. And the Mother of Invention
  • Photographing Brown Pelicans in SO CAL. These Two Images Didn’t Make Today’s B&H Event Space Program!
  • A Dark Morning’s Walk. ISO 5000 Is No Big Deal Anymore
  • NANPA Board Exposed. And Willets in the Sebastian Surf
  • Three Oldies but Goodies!
  • Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? More on Background Clean-up. And, is Sony Mirrorless Gear, with Zebras for stills and science-fiction-like autofocus, unfair to flying birds?
  • B&H Event Space II & the Skinny on the Down Low
  • Down the Hatch. And a great monopod vertical grip/tip!
  • Some days are stones. Except when they’re not!
  • Some Days are Diamonds IV. This one, in the rough.
  • Soft Light and the In-Heaven Motif
  • Some Days are Diamonds III: Black & White or Gold?
  • Some Days are Diamonds — II. A GBH & a dried up catfish
  • Some Days are Diamonds: Part I — Anhinga/Spanish Moss-scape. A Near-Mint R6 & the Homer B&H Event Space Link
  • See you this afternoon in Homer! And IV Hard to Believes
  • Please Help Stop a Silent but Deadly Killer
  • Lots of Fishing But Not Much Catching
  • Homer: It Ain’t Just Eagles. And a Back-lit Exposure Tip
  • A Blog Post to Inspire Your Compositional Creativity
  • Beating the Dead Horse. Is Flopped Better?
  • 560mm Handheld and Loving It at DeSoto
  • Philly’s Mike De Rosa Hits a Home Run!
  • 1,000 White Pelicans, One GYL, and No Rare Bird Sightings
  • On First Mates and Bad Weather in Homer
  • Determining Your Minimum Handholding Shutter Speed
  • Which is the Better Head Shot?
  • Creating Pleasing Juxtapositions, AF Strategies for Verticals, Motion Blur Stuff, and Getting the Right Exposure
  • Can You Believe That I Had to Zoom Out for This One?
  • Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in a Nutshell
  • Mind Boggling 70-200mm f/2.8 Versatility. And Drive-by Handheld Roadside Shooting
  • Red Wind Alert
  • On Breaking Wavelets
  • Joe McNally in pictures & words, but mostly words …
  • A First for Me. Sony 200-600 /w1.4X TC! What a Difference 43 Seconds (or less) Can Make. San Diego IPT #3 Changes
  • Nikon Z9. How Much Can You Learn in a Single Morning?
  • Killer Lioness Image
  • Two Square Sunny Bald Eagles. Which one is best?
  • The Mega-rare Shorebird on the Second Fort DeSoto IPT
  • Is Larger-in-the-Frame Always Better?
  • Used Canon R, RF, and EF Gear. And a BAA Canon Classic
  • What to do at Sebastian in the absence of diving Ospreys
  • Dorsal Flight Pano Crop
  • One of the Nicest Things About Pacific-race Brown Pelicans
  • Spectacular Flight Pose of Sandwich Tern as Cruise Missile
  • Photos from a Bad (?) Morning Session at Fort DeSoto
  • When Shutter Priority Mode is Just Fine
  • Dead as a Doornail, But Beautiful
  • Pelican Head Throws and The Earl of Clinton
  • Young Pacific-race Brown Pelicans
  • Anita North Visits the Spirit Bears
  • Three Ways to Dramatically Improve Your Bird Photography
  • Look What I Found on the Railing of the ILE Pier!
  • Destructive Renovation Courtesy of Hurricane Ian
  • What You See is What You Get! Depth of Field at f/2.8
  • ILE After Hurricane Ian
  • Before and After Hurricane Ian at Indian Lake Estates, FL. Wind Lessons. And Nikon PF (and more) Price Drops
  • Any Port in a Storm — Tripod on Railing Tips
  • Over-exposed? Or Not? Best-ever TV Sunning Image
  • Your Image Optimization Skills Matter!
  • 70-200mm Versatility is the Name of the Game at La Jolla
  • I Kid You Not!
  • Another Free YouTube Raw Conversion Video — Snowy Egret. And Follow-up Color Correction Work after the Fact
  • A Clever Solution to a Snowy In-the-Field Problem. New Used Gear: a Canon EF 500mm f/4 L IS II lens and a super-zoom bridge camera, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IV
  • Life is About Choices: Blue Sky or White Sky?
  • Bon Voyage to Clemens! How Did I Wind Up Using the Canon 300mm f/2.8 Lens for Eagles in Homer in 2020?
  • It Could’ve Been Me. Birds in Trees As Art
  • Stuck in the Mud? The Tiny Green Square Gets Even Better!
  • Could Anita Gail Erica North Have Been Right?
  • The Candelabra Vulture Tree — Hard to Resist
  • Musings, and Clearing Up Confusions
  • Lots on Avian Kleptoparasitism. And a Fall DeSoto IPT #1 late registration discount offer
  • When You’ve Got Mangroves, Consider Mangrove Soup
  • Insta-Delete or Dead Solid Perfect Exposure?
  • Is This a Ridiculous Crop?
  • Unique Image. Western Gull Optimization YouTube Video
  • A Bit Crabby, But Not Shabby! And Monopod Follow-ups
  • Have You Ever Seen an Unfledged Black Skimmer Chick Fly?
  • YouTube Video: Tips and Thoughts on Using a Monopod with Big Glass. And a Compendium: Everything you wanted to know about using a monopod but were afraid to ask
  • Understanding Exposure Basics: soft light versus full sun
  • From 24-600mm. Practical Decisions: When to tote a wide-angle lens. And How Do I Decide whether to bring the 600mm f/4 GM lens or the 200-600 G lens to the beach …
  • Soft Pink Cropping Options
  • Tight Pelican Flight — Why and How
  • Flapping-after-Bath Capture and Cropping Strategies
  • The Handheld Sony 200-600 Does Ruffling Sanderling
  • The Next-to-Last Skimmer Blastoff Blurs
  • Can Story-telling Trump Image Quality? On Grief
  • California (Pacific-race) Brown Pelican Info and History
  • On Working a Prehistoric Subject
  • Macabre
  • More on the Quality of Light and Getting Lucky in the Mud
  • Catching Up and Learning on the BAA Blog
  • David Pugsley and the Toe-Podding Technique
  • North End East Pond on a Bad Afternoon – Fun in the Dark!
  • Piping Plover Thanks to Muhammad Arif (AKA Moe)
  • Understanding the Ever-changing Qualities of Light. And Working What Used to Be a Very Rare Gull
  • A Double Delkin Card Miracle Thanks to Carlotta Grenier
  • The Three Best From a Great East Pond Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Morning — give me two good seconds!
  • Like Bringing a Bazooka to a Knife Fight
  • Your Raw Files Should Look Washed Out
  • American Oystercatcher Ankle-podding Fun in the Dark
  • Carlotta Grenier Skimmer Flight Photography. And SanDisk Extreme PRO Portable Solid State V2 External Drives
  • A Great East Pond Morning. And the Huge Sony Advantage
  • A + B = C (not for the first time)
  • The New Technique: Making Early Morning Backlit Hay While the Sun Shines in Your Face & the Wind is Behind You
  • So What Exactly Is a Good Bird? The East Pond Shines!
  • A BAA Record 316 Images of the Same Bird Standing in the Same Spot. Flight Photography Basics. Another Wind-Against-Sun Tip. And Another Canon 800mm Price Drop!
  • Nickerson Beach Backlit Basics Part II: Second Verse, Same as the First!
  • Nickerson Beach Backlit Basics Part I: How Can an Image with 124,000 Over Exposed Pixels be the Best Exposure?
  • Pelican Art? And a New YouTube Photography Video
  • Sleep-deprived at Nickerson Beach for Good Reason
  • Understanding an Ideal Black Skimmer Flight Situation
  • Junior Officer Friendly!
  • Three Artistic Creations (?) on a Lousy Morning? And an Incredibly Fun and Productive Afternoon Session
  • Flying at the Beach with Nikon
  • It’s Not Easy Growing Up on Nickerson Beach …
  • Big Crops. Why No TC? Juvenile Shorebirds On the Way!
  • You Must Always See the Bird’s Eye! Or Not?
  • Nikon 500 PF/D850 Does Emperor Penguins in Antarctica!
  • Lots of Catching Up & One New Sipping Kite Image
  • Just Ducky — Thoughts On Working a Subject
  • Getting Up Early in San Diego and Learning a Ton!
  • Easy Eagle Pickings with Handheld Zoom Lenses
  • Wings Down? Wings Up?
  • Bad Weather Often Means Great Bird Photography!
  • Blasting Highlights Oldie but Goodie
  • A Little-Known Pink Fact
  • Do Not Try This at Home Without Supervision
  • Getting the Color Right is a Necessary Art
  • What Was Your Worst Day or Night Ever?
  • A Pinkish-red Fish with Yellow Eyes? You gotta be kidding!
  • First Two JAX Sessions
  • Getting Better with the BLUEs. And Juvenile Shorebirds
  • Imagine …
  • More On Monopods or Not Monopods
  • Almost Everything You Wanted to Know About Using a Monopod/Monoball with a Heavy Super-telephoto Lens
  • Wind Against Sun Strategies — Part III. New Used Gear
  • On Reconnecting with Old Friends — Part I
  • DeSoto Date Change & Shorebirds Flapping After Bathing
  • Wind Against Sun Strategies — Part II. Pray for a Large, Surreal Storm Cloud on the Eastern Horizon. And Bummer!
  • Video: Photographing Fort DeSoto’s Fall Wading Birds. And Announcing the Three 2022 Fort DeSoto Fall IPTs with a pair of spectacular lugworm-thievery images!
  • Jon Hoiles Does JAX with the Handheld Nikon Z9/500 PF
  • Wind Against Sun Strategies — Part I
  • A Ghastly (?) Scene at St. Augustine
  • Indigo-black Storm Cloud Background! And Free Webinar
  • You Be the Judge: Did the Green Heron Hold On?
  • On Creating the World’s Best JPEGs (Video)
  • Necessity, the Mother of Invention. And a Striking Image!
  • Isla RĂ¡bida
  • Warning: Graphic World War II Art (in Honor of My Dad)
  • Right Place, Right Time, and Dumb Luck? Or Not?
  • On Discovering New Stuff
  • An Early Start. Fun in the Dark. And Two Raw Conversions
  • Tortoise Day (with lots to learn)!
  • Please Read the Whole Thing
  • Getting Lucky with a Marginal Shutter Speed
  • A Stealthy Approach Pays Off Big Time
  • Wave Hello to Punta Suarez — Espanola (Hood Island)
  • Lots to Learn for Everyone Thanks to Eagle-eyed Joel Eade
  • Lots of Lenses, Lots of Available Focal Lengths …
  • HH Flight at 800mm with Fat Boy. And a Pleasant Surprise
  • On Never Owning the Very Best Gear … And Two Beautiful and Exciting Dan Cadieux Canon R6 Images
  • A More-Green Heron-Success Composite …
  • The Galapagos 2023 Photo-Cruise of a Lifetime IPT
  • My Short Walks on a Long Pier have been Productive …
  • Two Amazing Nikon Z9 Images
  • Composites or Not? ISO Quiz. And Ridiculous Eye AF
  • A Great Morning With the Ospreys on Lake Blue Cypress
  • A Ridiculous, Unexpectedly Successful Image …
  • A Brand-New World With Fat Boy (the Sony 400mm f/2.8 OSS GM lens). And the Pink and the Plain at Fort DeSoto.
  • The Sad Recent History of The Perch II … Reversed!
  • Birds are Creatures of Habit … And Big BLUBB News!
  • So, What Do You Think That I Did On Saturday Morning?
  • The Final Nail in the Coffin and DOF at f/2.8
  • Snail-Mail by Air-male …
  • Black-bellied Whistling Luck! Square or Vertical? And FFD …
  • The Blessed Event. A new-in-the-box Canon RF 100-500
  • Got a Better Title? And a Used, Like-New RF 100-500
  • Yellow and Purple and Soft Light …
  • A Taste of Honey (was all it took) … It’s Harry’s Fault!
  • Who You Calling a Turkey? New Used Canon EF & R Gear
  • What the 400mm f/2.8 Lenses Cannot Do …
  • First Blood with the Handheld Sony 400mm f/2.8 GM Lens
  • 48 Good Seconds — Making Hay While the Sun Shines!
  • JAX Flight Photography Until You Can’t Lift Your Lens!
  • 1/80 second Flight — What Was I Thinking?
  • Day of Pure Joy. Gatorland Saved the Best for Last … Killed Em with The Sony 70-200 II, 2X, Alpha 1 Handheld!
  • Too Much Fun in the Rain on a Dark Day …
  • Nature Photography IS like a Box of Chocolates …
  • Cute & Beautiful: Photographing Chicks in Jacksonville, FL
  • Can You Explain Any of These?
  • Digital Spoonbill Painting … And New Saving the Whites and Eye Doctor Techniques
  • Catching Up in Reverse: Part 1. Like Rodney Dangerfield, I sometimes get no respect … And Linear Perspective
  • Impossible Image Made Possible by Sony, RawDigger, an Apple MacBook Pro M1, Topaz DeNoise AI, Topaz Sharpen AI, and Some Good Thinking and Execution
  • Learning From My Mistake: The Second Time is the Charm!
  • ISO 5000. Last Two Chances for Gatorland I-T-F Sessions
  • Announcing the Nikon Z9 Guide for Wildlife Photographers
  • Some Days are Diamonds, & Some Days Nothing is Flying
  • 1200mm Cow Egret & Mayfly Gems!
  • Made in the Shade! And Last Chance for Stick Marsh!
  • 112mm Full Frame Flight! What Would You Do With It?
  • Department Reports & How Would You Crop This One?
  • Eagle-eyed Margaret Saves the Day!
  • Finding the Clear Slot
  • Three Red, White, and Pink Squares a Day …
  • Stick Marsh Better Than Expected! Join Me Soon!
  • A Stick Marsh Visit. And the Sony 70-200 II/2X TC/a1 Does Large Great Egret Chicks at Gatorland
  • One Day Wonders — Two Little Dears!
  • V-log: On a More Aggressive Shooting Philosophy — frame, acquire focus, fire, and don’t stop! Thanks Anita and Anke!
  • Variety — the Spice of Bird Photography with the Sony 200-600 G Lens on the DeSoto IPT. Part II
  • Variety — the Spice of Bird Photography with the Sony 200-600 G Lens on the DeSoto IPT. Part I
  • Red Knot Spectacular. And More!
  • A Cute Little Baby at the North Tampa Rookery …
  • Forty Eagles and Two Pleasing (?) Blurs …
  • Enough Variety; It Was Eagle Time — 27 March: Part IV
  • 27 February 2022 Homer/Kachemak Bay Potpourri: Part III
  • A Crazy-Good and Different Homer Alaska Day: Part II
  • A Crazy-Good Homer Alaska Bald Eagle Afternoon: Part I
  • Getting Low and Looking for an Edge, a Ridge, or a Rise …
  • On Keeping Your Image Optimizations Simple …
  • More From my Recent St. Augustine Alligator Farm Visit …
  • St. Augustine Alligator Farm Photo Pass INFO and Tips
  • Photographing Bright Whites in Harsh Midday Sun???
  • Luck (plus a bit of skill) pays off in the Okefenokee Swamp
  • Coming or Going?
  • Landing on the Roof of the Bay: Sharp 1200mm Flight!
  • Sony a1/200-600 Combo Slays Spanish Mackerel
  • What One Thing Bugs Me?
  • Miraculous Find and Miraculous High ISO Save!
  • A Spring Beach Walk in Southern Georgia With Almost No Laughing Gulls Present! Sony 200-600 Strikes Again!
  • The Sun Glint Swath in Shutter Priority Mode
  • An Important Old Tip Re-learned the Hard Way …
  • Gorgeous or Garbage? More On Sony 200-600 Versatility
  • Back of the Left Hand on the Beach! 200-600/a1 Lethality
  • Three From a Really Bad (???) Morning at Gatorland …
  • Two From the Greatest-Ever Flight Photography Morning …
  • Jacksonville This Sunday Morning In-the-Field Session. Photographing Juxtapositions. And Shooting Verticals
  • A Stunning Decision …
  • More Good Gatorland Stuff and GL Photo Pass Information
  • Cupped Wings Cause Unpleasant Underwing Shadows …
  • So Much to Learn It is Not Even Funny. Working at Gatorland with focal lengths of 318, 600, & 1200mms.
  • Leaf Shadow Tattoo. And a Great Morning with Jon Hoiles
  • Catching Up in Spades!
  • Very Short-Notice Hooptie Deux Roseate Spoonbill Sessions
  • Canon RF 400mm f/2.8 & EOS R3s in Stock at Bedfords. Crop Tool Basics. Wading Birds Fishing Pano Crops.
  • Announcing the DEC 2022/JAN 2023 San Diego IPTs
  • No Comments, But At Least I Got One Piece of Fan Mail …
  • Thought Processes on Sidelight and on Different …
  • Anita North’s Kenyan Cats. Sony High ISOs. A Great Guide!
  • The Handoff. Gatorland Update. Sony 200-600 Versatility
  • Announcing the 2022 Jacksonville IPTs!
  • Spectacular! Clemens Van der Werf and the Canon EOS R3
  • Branched Bird. Big Bird. Little Bird. Same Bird.
  • Nancy’s DeSoto IPT Experience
  • Nine Out of Ten Ain’t Bad. And One Tough Question …
  • In Memoriam: Not! More on the Sony 70-200 f/2.8 II GM
  • The 2022 GNPA EXPO. And Oy, Have I Got a House For You!
  • My Thoughts on Background Softness (Bokeh?) Simplified
  • Four Quite Excellent Mornings at Indian Lake Estates (ILE)
  • V-log: 30 Good Reasons to Visit Gatorland. And INFO on the 2022 Gatorland Photographer’s Pass Program
  • Homer YouTube Bald Eagle Video and Announcing the 2023 Homer/Kachemak Bay Bald Eagle IPTs.
  • Purple Martin Perfection. Ever Heard of John Prine?
  • Miracle Homer Flight Shots –faster than a speeding bullet!
  • How (and Why) I Shoot the Fewest Eagle Flight Images
  • No Idea What I Was Doing, But It Worked, in Pink and Blue!
  • Two New Canon RF Lenses and Two For the Price of One!
  • The Eagle-Over-the-Mountain Photo Contest
  • All Razor Sharp. All the Time!
  • A golden eagle in Homer and My Most Valuable Trip Lens
  • The (Pink) Overhead Canopy Wing Position
  • Boreal Songbird Setup Winter Photography
  • Learning Lots From a Stunner of a Royal Tern Image
  • What I’ll Miss While I Am On the Road Again: Part II
  • Stuff to Learn. Stuff I Learned …
  • What I’ll Miss While I Am On the Road Again: Part I
  • Spoonbill in Flight Too Large in the Frame. What To Do?
  • Royal Terns Screwing Around: Is Lower Always Better? And Announcing the 2022 Spring Fort DeSoto IPT
  • Alan Murphy on Nikon Z9 Autofocus
  • Lot’s More Great Canon Used Gear. A Strange Morning at Lakeland. And New-Computer Photoshop Help Needed
  • Adam’s Snowy Owl on Ice Shove. Lots More on Rolling Shutter Including a Revelatory Comment by Arash Hazeghi
  • Stick Marsh FWC Good News! The March Stick Marsh IPTS are a Go!
  • The Whole Gory Story With a _ _ _ _ _ Ending
  • My, How Fast They Grow!
  • A Real Showstopper of an Image! And Rolling Shutter INFO
  • A Unique Homer Bald Eagle IPT Opportunity and a Sunset Silhouette Expose to the Right Lesson
  • Rembrandt (?) versus Clean, Tight, and Graphic
  • Re-writing for Clarity and Catching Up a Bit
  • Coming to Grips with Vertical Grips
  • Understanding Depth-of-Field with Telephoto Lenses
  • The Things That I Hate About the World’s Best Bird Photography Camera, the Sony Alpha 1
  • Very Important News & Sony Used Gear For Sale
  • Like-New Nikon 400 f/2.8 (for sale) does Snowy Owl Flight
  • Eight Seconds Later and 165mm Wider …
  • A Fine Ending to a Great Trip!
  • Surfin’ in La Jolla with the 600 f/4 GM/1.4X TC/a1
  • Four Very Excellent Reasons to Add the Sony FE 1.4X Teleconverter to the Sony 200-600/a1 Combo
  • A Rare Side-lit Image! Chiefs Lose! Or Not?
  • Analyzing Lens Choice for Hand Held Flight Photography
  • The Seemingly Endless Battle!
  • When Something Unexpected Happens …
  • Anita North Loves Her Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 II!
  • Clean, Tight, Graphic (and Abstract)
  • Sony 70-200 f/2.8II Rockin’ San Diego as Predicted!
  • Bird on a Curved Stick …
  • Thank You Nice Lady. Not a Pelican in San Diego!
  • My Excuses. And Announcing the 2022 San Diego Mini IPT
  • Chick-let Suspicion Confirmed!
  • Which is the More Elegant Turkey Vulture Image?
  • How to Create Bird-in-Heaven Images
  • Making Baby Sandhill Cranes!
  • Black Vultures Wheeling and Dealing in Flight!
  • Striving for New and Different and Getting Lucky
  • Remembering Superman. And the Nikon D850 in San Diego
  • Serendipitously Vertical! And Unfair to Birds?
  • White Bats in Flight During the Day! Image Clean-up and Photography as Art. Understanding Low Light Exposure. And, more than 20 years ago, two now well-known bird photographers lived just two blocks apart in a small Florida town, unbeknownst to each other.
  • Oh What a Morning. Sony 200-600 Hand Held Versatility!
  • Catching Up: More Answers and Opinions. Including Mega-blasting Silhouette Lessons
  • Less Bird, More Green, or More Bird, Less Green? Still Learning After 38+ Years. And George Lepp on TCs
  • One Plus Two 1200mm Sunset Silhouette Flight Images
  • Happy New Year 2022. Exactly where are we? And a new, proposed New York State law …
  • Pelican Lessons. And It’s Getting Late …
  • New Species: Fan-tailed Vulture! Why No Teleconverter?
  • Serendipitous Serenading Trio
  • Fun in the Fog With the Hand Held Sony 200-600 G Lens
  • Late Afternoon Sunset Quickies
  • A Rare Double Header. And thinking of source material …
  • Happy Holidays! Christmas Coots Times Two
  • The Astonishing Snowy Owl Liftoff Original …
  • What Gives? ISO 125: 1/20,000 second at f/8!
  • The Best Snowy Owl Image From My Northeast Trip?
  • So What’s Up With Stick Marsh?
  • Extraordinarily Uncommon R5 Goldeneye Images. And, if someone held a gun to your head …
  • She finally stood up, and I got a nice surprise …
  • New Kid on the Block: Versatile, & Deadlier Than Ever
  • Wanted in San Diego! More Depth-of-Field?
  • Upside-Down BLUBB for Ground Level Photography. More on Subject in Shade, Background in Sun!
  • The Sunball Flight Shot: A 536 to 1 Shot Comes Home!
  • Tips on Creating Effective Bird-scapes. And like it or not?
  • I’ll Be Busy at Sunset for the Next Three Months! And I have no clue as to how the a1 nailed the focus at 1200mm in a pretty much impossible situation …
  • When and Why to Bracket. And a New You-Tube Video
  • Glad that I asked myself, Why Not? And Marsh Rice Rat?
  • Homer Bald Eagle IPT Opening: This Could Be You!
  • Mega-Educational Answers, Explanations, and Preferences
  • Pelican Scissors Preening Photo Tips and Lots More!
  • Seeing New Situations. Why Manual Mode? More On Saving the WHITEs. An ACR Raw Conversion. And an Innovative New Photoshop Technique
  • The 2nd Best Snowy Owl Image From My Northeast Trip?
  • The Best Perspective & More. And Content-Aware Fill Magic
  • Unanimity. And Learning About Snowy Owls …
  • Variety is the Spice of Flight in San Diego!
  • My Third Best Snowy Owl Image From the Long Island Trip
  • 264mm? You’ve Got to Be Kidding Me! More On Dogs on the Beach: The Hunter Becomes the Hunted …
  • It Was That Kind of Morning; You Figure It Out …
  • Cluttered, Dull, Dreary Grays and Browns, Too High, and Relatively Boring/My First Screech Owl: the Eyes Have It!
  • Intermediate Telephoto Zoom Lenses Kill in San Diego and Elsewhere! And Pleasant Nikon D850 Memories.
  • Snowy Owl Miracle: Very Muddy and a Little Bloody
  • Cops Came (Again!)
  • Happy Thanksgiving 2021. Count Your Blessings!
  • Sweet Light Flight/Aperture Lesson, & Topaz Times Two
  • What the Duck???
  • Cops Came. Opossum Foot Snack!
  • Road Kill Cafe Flight Photography Video
  • SONY A1-s in Stock at Bedfords! And an Extraordinary Over-Exposed (?) Spoonbill/Saving the WHITEs Optimization
  • Sony a7R IV/600 GM at La Jolla/Part II: Amazing Detail!
  • Sony a7R IV/600 GM at La Jolla: Part I
  • Give Me Five Good Sunset Minutes …
  • Clipping the Virtual Feet, a Very Common Error. But …
  • Announcing the 2022 Stick Marsh Roseate Spoonbill IPTs
  • Foggy La Jolla Miracle Image Optimization …
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  • The Mosquito and the Feather. And Tons to Learn!
  • Announcing the 2022 San Diego IPT. A New YouTube Video: San Diego/A Bird Photographer’s Paradise. And What They Are Saying About BAA IPTs!
  • Items for Sale Info Consolidated. And a New Minimum Price
  • Why Pleasing Blurs on Bright Sunny Days? And How!
  • The Star of the Shorebird Show. And Lugworm City!
  • Atlantic Dune Osprey Backgrounds & Image Re-design Quiz
  • Small But Deadly: the Oft-Overlooked 70-200mm Lenses
  • Alan Murphy Topaz Webinar 19 October 2021
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  • Video Blog: Photographing Fort DeSoto’s Fall Wading Birds with Arthur Morris/BIRDS AS ART. And Announcing the 2021 Fort DeSoto Fall IPT Schedule
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