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In a word, “WOW”. Now let’s cut to the chase. The reason many bird photographers excitedly anticipated the release of this camera is that we were hoping for three things: lightning fast autofocus for birds in motion a greater usable ISO range more megapixels okay I’ll add a forth. Movie mode is a nice add-on. […]

Newletter #9


Bird Photography Newsletter #9  Announcing the Central Florida Instructional Photo Tour Dates: January 17, 18, 19, 20, 2010 (Sunday through Wednesday) Limit: 3 photographers Price: 1400/photographer Deposit: 350 Includes: Rather large fees for boat and airboat use, licensed boat captains, slideshows and photoshop demonstrations, four full days of shooting in the field.   Snail Kite […]

Newsletter #8


  Northern Ohio Songbird Workshop 2009 Report Grasshopper Sparrow Singing on Willow Perch The workshop started with difficult light but great birds. In the first few hours we had a Cerulean Warbler and a Warbling Vireo on our setups. Later we found the one of the most cooperative Indigo Bunting I have ever seen pose […]

Southern Ohio Workshop – Shawnee Report: The weather was beautiful. The birds were cooperative. The forest was in peak bloom. In a word, it was perfect. Birds we had land on our perches included Northern Parula, Yellow-throated Warbler, Ovenbird, Eastern Towhee, Cerulean Warbler, plus we were able to photograph many other forest species. This Yellow-throated […]

Wood Duck Workshop Report The Wood Duck Photography at North Chagrin Reservation really couldn’t be more pleasant. Sunny fall days in the 60’s with a beautiful calm woodland pond in front you filled with tame Wood Ducks, and wonderful company to photograph them with: that’s my idea of a fun/relaxing time. Demand for the Wood […]

Shorebird Workshop Report On our annual shorebird workshop we took advantage of classic good shorebird shooting conditions with a species list which included a Solitary Sandpiper, Wilson’s Snipe, 2 Black-bellied Plovers, 3 Stilt Sandpipers, a few Short-billed Dowitchers, and 5 Pectoral Sandpipers along with the usual suspects. An American Avocet flew around taunting us several times […]

Churchill Manitoba Research Trip Report My small prop plane touched down in Churchill , Manitoba , Canada through dense clouds and sleet. My goal for the trip: to find and photograph northern nesting species of birds and assess the town’s potential for future photographic workshops. The humble village of Churchill situated near the arctic treeline […]