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  • Breaking the Mold

    We had landed just a couple of hours before after an interesting 28hrs of travel. Settled […]

    on Sep 2, 2015

  • The Egyptian Goose

    One of the first birds you see in Africa are the Egyptian Goose. We’d call them […]

    on Sep 1, 2015

  • Weekend Enjoyment – AlvinII

    Yep, Alvin is back, we call him Alvin II since they don’t live that long. With […]

    on Aug 28, 2015

Gear

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  • What the Hell is Flare?

    “That’s Flare?!” Had a person exclaim this last week at Photoshop World when I answered their […]

    on Aug 26, 2015

  • Tascam DR-40

    I’ve been doing a whole bunch of interviews of late. I take notes for important points, […]

    on Aug 21, 2015

  • “You Use HSC?”

    “You shoot with a 800mm lens, you use HSC?” This is what a person exclaimed at […]

    on Aug 20, 2015

Aviation Photography

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  • Helluva Weekend!

    Sharon & I were invited to spend the weekend with some really nice folks and their […]

    on Aug 31, 2015

  • Nat’l Aviation Day

    In 1926, the Ford Trimotor changed aviation as we know it. Prior to that, folks flew […]

    on Aug 19, 2015

  • The Skies An Issue?

    We all put high standards when it comes to skies. Since they can dominate so much […]

    on Jul 24, 2015

WRP Ed Zone

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  • Chickens & Grouse, Oh My!

    Winter is giving way to spring, the grasslands of the midwest have an erie and haunting […]

    on Sep 4, 2015

  • Great Weekend Reading

    There are many ways to juice up your photography. The best of course is behind the […]

    on Aug 28, 2015

  • My Workflow

    It’s a continual question, “What’s your workflow?” As my boys will say, I’m just a machine […]

    on Aug 25, 2015

Landscape Photography

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  • The Mara Landscape

    When those who know of the Maasai Mara think of the Mara, they often think lions, […]

    on Aug 24, 2015

  • A Hidden Passion

    Long, long ago, I spent a lot of camera time shooting architecture. These days, I only […]

    on Aug 12, 2015

  • Over Africa

    With a stop over in Istanbul (a while and crazy town), Sharon and I boarded our […]

    on Jul 28, 2015

Field Reports

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  • Big Blur No Filter!

    Like the Big Filter blur look but hate the process? Want to blur water anytime, any […]

    on Sep 3, 2015

  • “I Hate You!”

    At our camp in Africa, once it got dark we had a Maasai Warrior escort us […]

    on Sep 1, 2015

  • Going Off Camera Flash

    I use flash A LOT with birds! The typical rig is the 800mm mounted on the […]

    on Aug 24, 2015

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Weekend Enjoyment – AlvinII

on Aug 28, 2015 in Wildlife Photography

Yep, Alvin is back, we call him Alvin II since they don’t live that long. With the extreme drought here in the Eastern Sierra (all of California), our meadow has gone to seed a solid month early. That means no flowers for the hummers so our feeders are getting...

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Great Weekend Reading

on Aug 28, 2015 in WRP Ed Zone

There are many ways to juice up your photography. The best of course is behind the camera. The next is reading and filling your mind and soul with inspiration and ideas. I have two option for you for your weekend. The first is Photography FUNdamentals and it’s TOTALLY FREE!!!...

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Grass Isolation

on Aug 27, 2015 in Wildlife Photography

A vast majority of the time, photographers seek in their photographs to clearly see all of their subject. This is especially true for critters. There are some really, really good reason for this. When grass is in the photograph though, there is a tendency to want to make it...

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What the Hell is Flare?

on Aug 26, 2015 in Camera Tech

“That’s Flare?!” Had a person exclaim this last week at Photoshop World when I answered their question, “Why does my image look flat and colorless?” I post this image taken a couple of weeks ago which I think is a classic example of flare in action. The top of...

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My Workflow

on Aug 25, 2015 in WRP Ed Zone

It’s a continual question, “What’s your workflow?” As my boys will say, I’m just a machine because I get through my images so bloody fast. How fast? A 4000 image air to air shoot shot in the afternoon will be by bedtime, edited, filed, renamed and backed up. How...

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The Mara Landscape

on Aug 24, 2015 in Landscape Photography

When those who know of the Maasai Mara think of the Mara, they often think lions, tigers and bears, oh my! (Ya, a bit of a windy). A majority though don’t think about the place itself, The Mara. Without the place, there would be no critters (that’s true for...

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Going Off Camera Flash

on Aug 24, 2015 in Field Reports

I use flash A LOT with birds! The typical rig is the 800mm mounted on the Zenelli and the Wimberley F-9 attached to it holding a SC-29 Cord which the SB-910 is attached. The SC-29 is a cable that I personally shortened so as to not have extra bouncing...

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