Yearly Archives: 2011

Year’s End

It is definitely that time of year, the end of a year when so many of us think a bit about what the year has meant to us and where we might be going next year. This past year has … Continue reading

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A Crazy Day of Photography

We all do it. Nature photographers see that "great shot" and will go through all sorts of things in order to get it. I have done some fairly stupid things in pursuit of that "great shot", but as I have … Continue reading

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Surprising Results from a Point-and-Shoot

I bought a little Sony DSC-HX9V because it was little, it was supposed to do good things with video at 1080 resolution, and it focused down to less than 1/2 inch. I had always wanted something that could literally be … Continue reading

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Lenses in Costa Rica

This last trip to Costa Rica turned out to be one of the best I have had there. I had a small, but great group of people with me, and we found some phenomenal photographic opportunities. And we actually did … Continue reading

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Photo Book Time

I love books and I am learning to love books on tablets such as the iPad. I want to share some new books that I really like and you might, too. First is Relics, by Piotr Naskrecki. This is a … Continue reading

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Beyond the Macro Lens

I love close-up and macro photography. I have been photographing in a spectacular place like Arches National Park and then I am crouched over photographing lichens (which is where this first photo comes from -- the lichens on the rocks … Continue reading

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