Tag Archives: birds

Potpourri

Over the winter, here in the desert, I haven’t done a lot of “big” photo trips.  I still have had lots of opportunities to capture the beauty that surrounds us.  So here is a sampling of some of my favourite … Continue reading

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Salton Sea November ’16

The other day, 3 friends and I set off early in the morning to photograph birds at the Salton Sea.  We arrived at the State Park just before sunrise so as to take advantage of golden hour. While it was … Continue reading

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A Frosty JT Morning

4 am.  Saturday morning. Is that my alarm already?  I crawled out of bed and quietly got ready to leave.  Out the door at 4:30. Part of the fun of photography is leaping out of bed in the middle of … Continue reading

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Return to the desert

The first week or two back in the desert involved getting the house back in order and getting back into the “swing of things” after our summer at home in Canada. Along with reconnecting with my cycling group and camera … Continue reading

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Summertime …

A number of friends have finally shamed me enough to get off my but and update my blog/website. It’s not that I haven’t been doing anything worth writing about, rather it’s that I’ve been busy doing those things and just … Continue reading

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Tone & Focal Point

In last week’s session of the composition course I am taking, we learned about tone and focal point as elements of good composition.  Tone is the relative lightness or darkness of an object.  Areas of greatest contrast or bright objects … Continue reading

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Whirlwind Summer

It has been a while since my last post and I’m not sure where to start other by saying this will be a brief recap to hopefully get back on track. The past few months have been fairly busy with … Continue reading

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Watch The Birdie

My latest project has been to learn a bit about wildlife photography. While much of the basic knowledge and skill that applies to any other photographic endeavour applies to photographing wildlife, there are also specific techniques and considerations that come … Continue reading

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