If you’d told me six months ago I was going to buy a new camera, and then a bunch of accessories for it, I’d have laughed and said “I’m good”. And yet, that’s exactly what I did. Here’s why. I’ve fallen down one of those crazy...Read More
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While I was in Morro Bay, Adobe made a bunch of announcements about Lightroom and Photoshop, and I first heard about them when Twitter exploded. I’ve been digging into this to try to make sense of it and how it impacts me, and...Read More
(last update: August, 2017) I am a photographer that specializes in outdoor nature photography, especially birds, wildlife and landscapes. I’ve been shooting digital since 2005 and started as a Canon user, but starting in...Read More
(last update: December, 2017) I frequently get asked about about buying gear to get started in bird photography, primarily from people who have outgrown their point and shoots and are interested in upgrading. The reality is that...Read More
This is the list of of gear I carry with me when I go out birding. What’s the bare minimum you need to carry to go out birding? A good attitude and a comfortable pair of shoes. Just go out and walk, look around, and see...Read More
This has been the winter of our discontent. 2016 was the year the tone changed. There’s always been a lot of criticism and griping about anything Apple does (and doesn’t do — it can’t win) but in 2016 I...Read More
It’s been fascinating as an observer watching the disruption and transformation of the camera industry. As a photographer in the middle of it, it hasn’t always been fun. Around 2000 I bought a Canon Powershot pocket...Read More
I got this question in email, and once I got it answered I felt the info was of enough general interest to go ahead and post it to the blog as well. The basic question: how do I take better photos of birds and wildlife with my...Read More
For most photographers, adding keywords and other meta data to their photos is a necessary evil. Many of us prefer to take photos, and putting in the time and energy to describe them during post-processing isn’t —...Read More
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