These days we've been walking the creek and around the local lake every day and been rewarded with almost daily views of the heron I posted last week. I don't take pictures of him every time, I don't want him to get nervous and move away from his spot, but now and again I can't… Continue reading There’s still life in the old creek yet
Having missed the coyote yesterday, I even went back to the spot after taking Henry home but there was no sign of the animal, I was ready this morning with the X-T3 and the 55-200 as Henry & I took our morning walk. Sadly no coyotes were to be seen, but we got a consolation… Continue reading Hawk
This weekend I had what you would call a significant birthday, and for that birthday my wonderful wife bought me the Fuji 100-400mm lens to pair with my X-T3. Until now, if I wanted to shoot birds effectively I've been using my Nikon D500 and the Nikkor 200-500mm lens. That is a powerful combination and,… Continue reading Fujifilm 100-400mm lens – photography for seniors!
When we lived in England I would sit at my desk in my study and look out of the window into the cherry tree standing just outside the house. There I'd watch the Chaffinches, Blue Tits & Great Tits who visited, eating their way through the balls of fat and peanuts that we'd hang out… Continue reading Backyard Birds photography
...is not always a dangerous thing. Yesterday, en route to Rockwood to take some shots there, I passed this fellow sitting on a telephone wire. Quickly circling back, I got out of the car with camera in hand and tried to snap him sitting on the wire. As I did, he, how shall we say… Continue reading A little bit of knowledge