Monthly Archives: October 2013

Amazing Feats of Strength

I had to share this image of a little jumping spider that I just "rediscovered" as I was working on a project. Jumping spiders are probably the most animated, "people-friendly" spiders. They have extremely good eyesight and I have often … Continue reading

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Grumpy or Joyful Photography? Reposted

(reposted because of problems with link before) Recently a friend of mine visited the Eastern Sierras last week and reported an interesting experience observing the photographers there. Mark Larson, photographer and instructor, now retired from Humboldt State's Journalism program, caught some fall … Continue reading

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Grumpy or Joyful Photography?

Recently a friend of mine visited the Eastern Sierras last week and reported an interesting experience observing the photographers there. Mark Larson, photographer and instructor, now retired from Humboldt State's Journalism program, caught some fall color conditions, "Hard to tear myself away … Continue reading

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Mirrorless Cameras and Nature Photography

I have now launched the new blog Mirrorless Nature I mentioned earlier this week. It truly was inspired by my time at the California Photo Festival, seeing people's responses to my gear and Olympus gear. I have started it with … Continue reading

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Lessons from the California Photo Festival and More on Mirrorless Cameras

Another terrific California Photo Festival ended on Friday. Victoria Schmitt, who owns Light Photographic Workshops, with her husband, Hal, is the guiding hand behind this event. This is one of the best photo festivals I have ever been a part … Continue reading

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Nature Literacy and Nature Photography

I have spent a lot of time outdoors since I played in the fields near my home as a kid in Pennsylvania. Then, living in Minnesota, I continued to get out whenever I could, winter and summer, simply because nature … Continue reading

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