Monthly Archives: January 2011

Catching Up…..

Not too many birds to photograph in the last couple of days, so I decided to do some water droplet photography. I filled a long, shallow tub up with water and set up my flashes to light it accordingly. I … Continue reading

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Sharpie And Other Birds

My Dad had spotted this Sharp-shinned Hawk, feasting on its catch this morning on his way home from work. He asked me if I had wanted to go see if it was still there, and of course I jumped to … Continue reading

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What Light Can Do

Snow is beautiful on its own, but when you introduce dramatic light, like the blue sky shown in then photo above, it becomes even more beautiful! Today, we got another foot of snow, but unlike many of the other storms, … Continue reading

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Songbird Set-Up Video

Here is the link to the video I promised you last night: http://www.vimeo.com/19232352 With all of the snow that fell last night, school as canceled again, so check back later to see the pictures.

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More Snow!

Today, we got more snow here in Danbury! As a result, school was let out early, allowing me some time in the blind with my new Songbird Set-Up! Man! that time really paid off! I got to photograph Blue Jays … Continue reading

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Another Snow Day

I had a variety of species at my feeders today. I had a pair of Brown-headed Cowbirds, 2 White-throated Sparrows, and a whole slew of Northern Cardinals. I also set up a new area to photograph birds near my blind. … Continue reading

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Photos Featured in NewtownPatch Article

Three of my photos from my visit to the Shepaug Dam on Jan. 16, 2011. Were featured in an article about finding Bald Eagles on the Housatonic River, in the NewtownPatch. The article can be viewed here: http://newtown.patch.com/articles/eagle-watching-on-the-housatonic#c

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The Magic Light

As I sat in my blind, the “Magic Light” came. It took over the Rosacheron Tree! “Man I wish I had some birds!” Well my wish was granted. Downy Woodpeckers started showing up. They were waiting on the branches of … Continue reading

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The Runt of the Litter

I pulled out my Nikon D40 to do what I like to call, “Dual Action Shooting.” I mounted my D40 on my Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 VR Micro, which was the set-up I used to capture this photo above. I mounted … Continue reading

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New Monthly Newsletter

I am now putting out a monthly newsletter that will discuss Nikon camera gear releases, rare bird sightings, recent birding trips, gear reviews, and much, much more! A new issue will come out at the beginning of each month. If … Continue reading

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