Monthly Archives: April 2016


Cooperative Subjects – More Than Just Pretty Faces!

As some of you know, I am a fan of tight “head and shoulder” shots, and whenever I get the chance to create them I do no hesitate for one second.  When faced with a […]

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The Story Behind the Image 5 – Green Heron Caught A Fish

Every year we get at least one cooperative Great Blue Heron that likes to frequent a certain local park.  Green Herons, on the other hand, only show up seemingly every other year at that park…but […]

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Can You Spot the Mistake…Answer Revealed!

In my previous blog post here I shared an image and asked you to try to identify what could be so wrong with the image that I would want to relegate it to the trash […]

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Can You Spot the Mistake?

At first glance this image looks pretty much spotless and to very much to my liking.  The subject, a male Common Redpoll, is very photogenic and offered a cute pose.  The perch is the right […]

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Pine Siskin – An Aggressive Finch!

It is early spring 2016, and we have been experiencing what I can only describe as the heaviest invasion of “winter finches” that I can remember.  Pine Siskin and Common Redpoll being the most numerous by […]

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The Story Behind the Image 4 – Great Horned Owlet After the Rain

A pair of Great Horned Owls had built a nest at a local park, close to the parking lot.  That area gets flooded on many years during the spring for a couple of weeks in […]

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Two’s Company

What is better than one beautifully photographed bird?  Two!  Whenever I can pleasingly add a second bird to an image I do so, but there are a couple of guidelines that can be generally followed […]

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