outdoor photography

Outdoor Photography – Walking Oak Creek Getting out into the open air in among the Vortexes of Sedona, Arizona is a great pick me up from being behind the screen of the electronic world in which we spend a fair … Continue reading

wetlands sedona

Sedona Wetlands Difficult to believe that there are wetlands in the high desert of Sedona. But, there are! And it’s becoming one of my favorite places to test out new cameras and lens combinations. The Sedona Wetlands Preserve is approximately … Continue reading

sunday photo art quote – thomas jefferson

Sunday Photo Art Quote – Thomas Jefferson I’ve seen this quote attributed to Tom although I’m certain it belongs to him as there are variations in place attributed to others. I try to research my quotes for accuracy. With that … Continue reading

bosque del apache wildlife refuge part five

Bosque del Apache Wildlife Refuge Part Five This post is the final in this series from a very productive shoot at the wildlife refuge in New Mexico. The refuge is a very target rich environment for making bird images. The … Continue reading

bosque del apache wildlife refuge part four

Bosque del Apache Wildlife Refuge – Part Four Getting Artsy When photographing a specific subject or area I always shoot for good solid captures at the beginning. After I know I’ve got some good work ‘in the can’, I see … Continue reading

bosque del apache wildlife refuge part one

Bosque del Apache Wildlife Refuge – Part One Talk about a target rich environment! Possibilities for incredible wildlife photography abound. The scenery, a variety of birds, and combinations of the two make for a great time photographing in this wildlife … Continue reading

hummingbird photo – lumix

Hummingbird Photo – Lumix GX8 Hanging out this morning and thought I’d do some camera testing with my Lumix GX8 and the 100-300mm G Vario f4-5.6 (200-600mm equivalent) lens. I made these images handheld with stabilization turned on. Settings for … Continue reading

international photographic competition – pt 4

International Photographic Competition – Part 4 Change is in the air! Due to a change in this year’s judging procedure, I can share my Loan Collection images from the International Photographic Competition (IPC) put on by Professional Photographers of America … Continue reading