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And then there were three

With all due apologies to Genesis, I have narrowed down my selection for the 2011 Miniatures Exhibit to one of three photos: Western Scrub-Jay – Monterey, 2008 Peregrine Falcon – Point Lobos, 2011 Osprey – Point Lobos, 2011 I have … Continue reading

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Termite Hatch

Bewick’s Wren – 2011 It is usually pretty hard to predict what you will see on a birding outing, unless you are going to the local pond looking for mallards. But sometimes the world works like clockwork and past performance … Continue reading

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Bird of the week or so

Ducks in Flight – 2011 There is nothing like a job to cut into your photography excursions. Not that I am complaining. After ten plus years of being self-employed, I am now working for someone else. It is a little … Continue reading

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Is shooting at the feeder cheating?

Lesser Goldfinch – 2011 I have a feeder that I keep stocked with an assortment of seeds. It draws an assortment of birds, some that I don’t usually see in my typical bird photography adventures. If I shoot birds around … Continue reading

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Bird of the Week

Forster’s Tern, 2011 As difficult as last weeks selection was, this one was easy. I went out to Moss Landing with hope of shooting some terns. Both Caspian and Forster’s Terns are in the area and I saw a number … Continue reading

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Missed Falcons

Sometimes, you don’t get the shot, but the experience is what matters. Yesterday I was shooting at Kirby Park on Elkhorn Slough. Throughout the day I had been fighting focusing issues. When trying to focus on a distant object against … Continue reading

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Bird of the weak

Brown Creeper, Monterey – 2011 There is nothing like giving yourself a deadline to insure a week of crappy shots. All I had to do was come up with a good bird shot by Sunday evening, and my “Bird of … Continue reading

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Bird of the Week

Ok, so this site is in its infancy and I am trying to figure out things I can do to keep it current and give you a reason to come back for a visit. Another way of putting it is … Continue reading

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Off the beaten path

Bixby Creek Bridge – 2011 There was a reason I bought my truck nearly 20 years ago and when I needed to make some end of life decisions last year, sunk my savings into it to keep it running. It … Continue reading

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Photo Sale

Yellow-rumped Warbler, Pacific Grove – 2009 I am pleased to announce that the Wild Bird Haven of Monterey is offering six of my bird photos for sale. The 8×10 prints are signed, matted, and available for $55. If you are … Continue reading

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