Category: Photo Tips

Walking on Water

I have to admit that every once in a while I just get lucky. The following photograph of a pair of dancing western grebes is one of those situations. I was photographing waterfowl on a small lake in northern Idaho from my floating blind, when I noticed a single grebe off in the distance. Since I did not have…
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FACES

Lately it seems I have been photographing a lot of faces. Here are a few of my recent favorites. These first couple are from a recent trip to Yellowstone, where I shot bighorn sheep and bison. Next we have some bat face images that I made recently. This first image is of the aptly named leaf-nosed bat.…
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YELLOWSTONE BEARS

During my last trip out west I was able to spend a few days in Yellowstone. This was the earliest I had ever been in the park (mid-April). In fact they were just starting to reopen the roads in the park. The park is different every time I go, but the changes from season to season…
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SNOWY OWL

This past winter I took a quick trip up to the Michigan’s upper Peninsula to try to photograph the snowy owls that had been seen hanging around the Rudyard area. I was up there for three days, the weather did not really cooperate I only saw the sun one time right around sunset on the…
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JASPER POLASKI FISH AND WILDLIFE AREA

Hey everyone I am still alive. Sorry that I have not been able to do a post for a while. But I have been travelling a lot lately, I have only been home three days in the last month. Most of that time was spent out west, where I shot Greater Sage Grouse dancing on…
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MORE FROM YELLOWSTONE

When I was in Yellowstone this past fall I did make some images of creatures other than elk. In this post I would like to share some of my favorites with you. While I was out there one of the things that I really wanted to shoot was Mountain Bluebirds. At this time of year…
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YELLOWSTONE AND TETON NATIONAL PARKS

This fall I was asked to put on a presentation for The Photographic Society of America’s 75th annual conference. Since this year the conference was to meet in West Yellowstone at the end of September (the best time of the year to be in Yellowstone) I quickly agreed. Of course I decided that I would…
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BIRDS AND BUNNIES IN THE BIG APPLE

This summer I had a week to kill between two shows on the east coast. Since I had no idea where I wanted to go or what I wanted to shoot, I was very happy to get an email from Doug Rodda a great photographer that lives near New York city.  Doug noticed that I…
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Bats in Flight

Sorry I have not been able to do a post for a while. I was gone most of September, on different photography trips. One of which was to an area I really love; Yellowstone and Teton National Parks.  I will get some of the images from that trip up in a future post. For today’s…
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BATS

Made a great connection recently with a group called The Organization for Bat Conversation. The OBC is located at The Cranbrook Institute here in Michigan.  The OBC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserves bats and their habitat through education, collaboration, and research. You can visit the website here: http://www.batconservation.org/index.html. I really like…
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