Category Archives: Road Trip

Details pertaining to road trips.

The Shot that Drove Me Crazy

Before we left for Folly Beach, I knew my money shot would be of this dead tree on the beach at sunset. The only problem was I didn’t know where on the beach it was located, or what the correct … Continue reading

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My New Baby

I just received my brand new Gitzo 3541LS Systematic Carbon Fiber Tripod and the Induro BHD2 ballhead. Thy are both sweet pieces of equipment, and I couldn’t stand seeing them sit in my room. I had to field test them. … Continue reading

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Setting the Stage

I am back from my trip to Maine, and oh man it was a great time! We stayed in Boothbay Harbor for 2 nights and stayed in Bar Harbor for the other 2. I did a ton of shooting. Everything … Continue reading

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Until the Light Dies…..

Yesterday afternoon I was able to get over to Tarrywile Park with my Dad. When we got there, I was so happy to see the Tree Swallows fighting over the nesting boxes. Now it was just a matter of capturing … Continue reading

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The Intimate View

What makes that spectacular shorebird image? Well, getting low is the starting point. Shorebirds are very small, usually no higher than a tennis ball. This means you can’t photograph them standing up, or even kneeling down! You have to get … Continue reading

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Birding Milford Point

What was a rather slow week, birding and photography wise, ended with a bang. I arrived at Milford Point at around 1:45. As I got out onto the beach, there was nothing except for Gulls. They were mainly Ring-billed Gulls. … Continue reading

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Winters Fury

Last nights rain storm dumped a ton of rain. The storm shut down schools, streets, and caused numerous people to be rescued from their water bound cars. My Dad, Brother, and I went for a drive around to Danbury to … Continue reading

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Birding at Tarrywile Park

My Dad and I went birding at Tarrywile Park today. It has always been a favorite birding spot of mine, especially after snowstorms, and it didn’t disappoint today! We got down to the field directly in front of the red … Continue reading

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Banded Canadian Goose

While driving along the road that goes to the Shepaug Dam, I spotted a Neck and Leg Banded Canadian Goose feeding in one of the corn fields. The neck band reads CO31. I wasn’t able to read the leg band.

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Shepaug Dam

Today, my Family and I took a ride over to the Shepaug Dam in Southbury. We got to see 2 Adult and 2 Juvenile Bald Eagles. We arrived at the dam at around 10:00 and immediately locked onto a juvenile … Continue reading

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