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CAMOUFLAGE IN NATURE

Here are some examples of different creatures using camouflage to blend in with their environment.  
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More High Speed Photography

Basically the way that I am able to freeze such high speed action is by using a special electronic flash that puts out an incredibly short burst of light (between 1/15,000 to 1/50,000 of a sec.).  This brief pulse of light is what freezes the subject.  Most commercially available flash systems produce a seemingly fast…
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HERE ARE SOME MORE BIRDS FROM THIS SPRING

Well I just returned from my trip to the Galapagos Islands and the cloud forests of Ecuador. It was a great trip and a real adventure.  I shot over 6500 pictures over the course of two weeks.  It will take me some time to get through the editing process but in the mean time I…
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WARBLER PHOTOGRAPHY

At last it’s May.  I have to say I have been looking forward to May ever since last May.  You see, May is the time when tiny colorful birds called warblers grace our local woodlots for a few weeks, as they migrate north.  Last May, was the first time I ever attempted to photograph these…
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GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

As I mentioned in a previous post, I was invited down to Knoxville Tennessee to put on my multi-media presentation “A Wilderness Year” for the Southern Appalachian Nature Photographers Association.  While I was down in that area, I was able to get a few days shooting in at Great Smoky Mountain National Park.  We really…
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FRESH NEW FLOATING BLIND SUBJECTS

Well the ducks really seemed to have migrated through Michigan quickly this year.  I am usually photographing ducks through the entire month of April.  A couple of weeks ago we had strong winds out of the south and I think the ducks took advantage of these winds and continued their journey north.  One of the…
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A NOTE OF THANKS

Well it is Tuesday March 18th three days after the opening reception for my show at the National Center for Nature Photography in Ohio.  I just wanted to post a note thanking everyone who was able to make it to the reception.  I was blown away by all of your support.  I had heard that…
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SHOW AT THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY

I am pleased to announce that I have been invited to have a one man show at the National Center for Nature Photography located in Secor Metropark in Berkey Ohio just outside of Toledo. The show will run from March 8th through May 18th. The show will consist of nearly one hundred framed prints with…
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WELCOME TO THE NEW SITE

Welcome to the new site of Steve Gettle. There will be much more to come soon.
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