Tag: photography tips

Bald Eagles at the Dam

It’s wonderful to be back at Conowingo Dam and the season has been good. After last year when the dam was wide open for weeks on end due to flooding, and the eagles left because they couldn’t fish, it’s great to have them back. On my visit over […]

Sony A9 and High ISO’s

As I’m putting my new camera kit, the Sony A9 paired with the newly introduced Sony 200-600mm lens to the test, there are several things I wanted to work with and one of them was how well it handled high ISO settings. Frequently when I’m photographing birds in […]

Revisiting What You Know

A very good friend of mine reminded me of a great post I had shared last year about the Seven Habits of an Effective Photographer. Since we’re on the path of rediscovery, this is a post well worth a second read. Even though I might have written it, […]

Finding Your Purpose

Finding your purpose is a life-long ambition and that purpose is ever evolving. Finding your purpose helps you focus your time and energy in activities that fulfill that purpose and spend less effort on those that distract you on your journey. Think of the Monarch butterfly and its […]

Building a Portfolio

It’s hard to know where you’re going if you don’t know where you’ve been. In my previous post I suggest a great idea to rediscover yourself by reviewing your past images to select a few that really stand out. It’s a wonderful exercise to review your past work […]

Rediscovering Yourself

As a creative, we have ebbs and flows with inspiration. There are times where the ideas are boundless and there just isn’t enough time in the day to take action on them. Other times however it’s a barren wasteland where dust devils swirl around just barely tempting our […]

My Summer Vacation

After long last, your photography friend has finally reappeared. I feel like a school kid that took the summer off and am now back in class and it’s time for Show and Tell about our summer vacation. After having a lovely long weekend at Smith Island in June […]