Category Wildlife Photography

Around The House

May 24, 2013 PhotographyWildlife Photography  No comments

Do you have an ipad?  If you do, be sure to download the free app ‘Flipboard‘.  I have several magazines I’ve curated on there, if you’d like to check them out.  I have a Wildlife And Nature flipboard where I ‘flip’ all of the awesome animal and landscape photos I find online.  Find it HERE.

I have several magazines on flipboard but one other I know you’ll like is my Photography Tips and Tutorials magazine HERE.

Don’t forget you can also download your free flickr cover photo template to spruce up your new flickr page HERE

…and ALL of my free downloads can be found HERE.

I haven’t gotten out to shoot much lately (but hoping to remedy that this weekend)…but I have been shooting here and there around my house...

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Owls And Sunset

May 9, 2013 PhotographyWildlife Photography  No comments

I had fun this past Monday shooting with my friend, John Elias.  We went around and visited quite a few burrows that housed Burrowing Owls and their chicks.  Then we hit up Boca Grande for sunset and I brought along a couple of ‘props’.  A conch shell and a starfish.

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Canon 7D and Canon 100-400mm f4/5.6 USM IS for the owls.

 

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Canon 7D and Canon 10-22mm for sunset.

 

 

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Around The House

May 3, 2013 Wildlife Photography  No comments

I know that I haven’t been getting to do much wildlife photography lately, but I did get a few images the other day right here in my own backyard.  I was walking the dog and heard a ruckus going on twords the back corner of our property and knew it must be one of the Great Horned Owls getting attacked by Grackles.  I took the dog back inside, grabbed my camera and walked out to where the noise was.  Sure enough, it was one of the Great Horned Owl adults sitting in one of my trees, I could hear the baby owlet calling but couldn’t see it.  I figure that one of the adults was out hunting for food for the baby.  The light was terrible but I did manage to get a shot of the adult and as I turned around to walk back up to the house, a Northern Flicker posed very nicely on a branch for me.
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Shooting HD video with the Canon 7D

March 26, 2013 Wildlife Photography  No comments

I’ve had the Canon 7D for awhile now but one of the things I haven’t done with it….is video.  So, I decided to learn how to use it.  It’s really not all that difficult, but two of the harder things to learn are to change you fstop around as you go depending on the light and to learn to focus quickly (if you’re shooting birds).  This is my most recent video below…it’s of one of the Barred Owls that live behind my parents house about 20 miles from my house.   No calls were used to find this owl, so you have the ability to see an owl just hanging out that is not stressed at all.  I just happened to look outside (I was planning on taking video of the squirrels on the bungee corn cob feeder they have) and there was the owl in a tree.

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