Saturday, April 30, 2011

Serious Discussion

Sometimes Great Blue Herons get into a serious discussion over who has territorial rights.



Thursday, April 28, 2011

Near Miss


I wonder if the pilot told his wife about the osprey that passed him with a fish?

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Friday, April 22, 2011

Thursday, April 21, 2011

The Eagle has Landed

One of the earliest decisions I had to make when I first began filming at the river was

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Jumping Jehoshaphat!

To get a photo of a fish like this, you have to be a really good photographer.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Monday, April 11, 2011

Rim Lighting

The photo below was taken in a room with extremely strong backlighting coming in through a bay window.  I could have activated the built-in flash unit on the camera, but chose instead to go in the other direction, significantly underexposing.  I also shot with the widest aperature to insure the background would be blurred.  This had the effect of  recording only the highlights on the edge of the child's profile.  File it away in your bag of tricks.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Monday, April 4, 2011

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Cheap Fix

Would you like to improve your photography?  One of the easiest (and inexpensive)

Friday, April 1, 2011

Nesting Season

We are quickly approaching nesting season, a make or break time for a lot of birds.