Monday, November 30, 2009

composition in photography

technical aspects of photography

When I make a photo that causes someone to think, smile, laugh or cry, what camera, lens, f-stop is of no importance to them.
-- Scott Bourne

Saturday, November 28, 2009

After all, this is a bird blog.

morning of the 3rd day at Crex Meadows, WI









Friday, November 27, 2009

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Great photos by Francine Orr.
We have a lot to be thankful for!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

end of Day 2 at Crex Meadows








OPERATION MIGRATION from Twitter:  Cowards stole from and vandalized our aircraft hangar at Necedah:  

Consider making a contribution on their web site.

Another hands-on review of the Canon 7D. This one by a Nikon guy. Read it here.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

more of Day 2







Monday, November 23, 2009

There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.
- Ansel Adams

Day 2 at Crex Meadows

Coots at sunrise 




leaving the roost for feeding on farmers' fields



Sunday, November 22, 2009

All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.
-- Richard Avedon

end of Day 1 at Crex Meadows

hawks playing

Bald Eagle in middle of Phantom Lake

as the sun sets, the Sandhill Cranes return to roost at Crex Meadows







Saturday, November 21, 2009