Monthly Archives: May 2012

Now These Are Storm Clouds!

While coming home from football practice, the skies turned black and I knew there was going to be some good photography! I ran upstairs to my room and grabbed my camera which didn’t have a ballhead plate on it, but … Continue reading

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Least Tern Video

A quick video of the basic life of Least Terns.

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I also had the amazing opportunity to photograph a Least Tern preening. It went through all of tis feathers while I was about 3 meters away. It was truly amazing, and yielded some incredible pictures. I will have the video … Continue reading

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Courtship Display

The Least Terns have a very interesting courtship display. The male presents a fish to the female, and if she likes it, will take it and then proceed to mate. I never did see them mate, but was able to … Continue reading

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Talk About Dodging the Bullet!

We had plans to go down to Long Beach to photograph the Least Terns. We got off our boat and checked the radar, and it didn’t look promising. When we got home, we checked the radar on a bigger screen … Continue reading

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Traditional & Untraditional

We’ll start with the traditional. I like most of my images to have a realistic look, as shown in the image above. I’m not sure which type of wildflower it is, but it really looked good mixed in with the … Continue reading

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Honey Bee Swarm

A swarm of honey bees clustered on the high branch of a tree next to the bee yard. my Dad had to recover the bees, so it was interesting to watch. They settled about 60 feet up in the tree. … Continue reading

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Small & Quick

That is the case with pretty much all Warblers and Vireos, which are featured in this blog post. I went down to the swamp down the road from my house to try my luck at photographing Warblers. Sure enough, they … Continue reading

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Macro Lens at f/8

My favorite lens in my collection is by far the Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 VR Micro. This lens continues to be an extremely diverse lens that has produced some great images! I love shooting this lens at f/2.8, but for macro … Continue reading

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The Little Yellow Flower

A real simple click. Macro lens at f/2.8 and I’m set!

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