Welcome to “Wings in Time” — my latest digital art collection! This project has been thoroughly enjoyable for me during a time when my limited mobility has found me doing an extensive amount of sitting around. During this time, I have rediscovered my love of birds and birdwatching; in particular, their behaviours and capturing those special moments that are unique to each … [Read more...] about Wings in Time Digital Art Collection
“Look!” That word always makes my heart jump a little as I wonder what new marvel nature has in store for me. I rushed to the back window of the RV to see what was out there. A Killdeer!! Just walking in the grass behind the RV only a couple of feet away. What an incredible photography opportunity! And that’s not all!! Behind it 3 teeny tiny little hatchlings … [Read more...] about A Season of Killdeer
Last winter I returned to one of my all time favourite bird photography destinations: Cibola National Wildlife Refuge which is on the border between California and Arizona. During my first visit to Cibola the previous year, I discovered some problems with my wildlife photography gear, which resulted in my not getting any long lens photos. Bummer! That was one reason why … [Read more...] about What is the Best Focal Length Lens for Bird Photography?
We’re back in British Columbia for the summer and we’re all set up at our favourite spot at Thunderbird RV Park in Campbell River. Opportunities for wildlife photography abound here, but I’ve noticed that lately my attention has fallen on one particular individual: Larry the Mute Swan. Over the past few years we’ve been coming here Larry has become a familiar sight and we … [Read more...] about Larry the Mute Swan
Explorer. I think I’ll have to add it to my tagline. I’m happiest when I’m out there looking for new things, new places, new experiences. I’m walking across the desert looking down at the colourful rocks at my feet, looking across to the mountains in the distance, looking up to the birds flying above. Always waiting for the moment I hear something whisper to me “psssst ... hey … [Read more...] about Cibola National Wildlife Refuge
Welcome back to my series "Great Subjects". This week we're going to look at one of my favourite great subjects to photograph: birds. Bird photography can be incredibly rewarding when you get that special shot - the one with the bird in sharp detail doing something interesting with no distracting elements in the background. But it can frustrating trying to get that shot, … [Read more...] about How To Photograph Birds