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  • Walking down the boardwalk at the marina near Clearwater Beach, a beautiful white bird landed on a post nearby.  I was already taking pictures of the pelicans sitting around the marina so I turned my camera to the bird.  Seemed as though it was sitting there posing, probably looking for some food,...

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    Walking on Pier 60 at Clearwater Beach, my wife and I were looking out at the shoreline when we spotted these large birds flying and diving into the water.  Upon further watching we noticed the birds were Brown Pelicans. After leaving the pier, we took our cameras and headed to the shore of ...

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    Have you ever visited a beach at an ocean or lake and saw white birds taking flight?  More than likely those were gulls of some variety looking for an easy meal. While visiting Clearwater Beach Florida, I had the opportunity to take some portraits of Laughing Gulls and Ring-billed Gulls on ...

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    Several weeks ago my wife Tina and I took a short trip to Florida, specifically the Tampa area.  While there we came across dolphin watching tours and thought that sounded interesting.  While looking over the different vendors offering tours, we came across one with an unusual name called ...

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    This past holiday season I heard about a video series that Art Wolfe was in through a podcast interview.  That series is called “Tales By Light,” and it is full of inspiration. Canon and National Geographic of Australia made the series of five videos going to fifteen countries with ...

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    Once again we come to the close of another year and it is time to review my best pictures of 2016.  The picture above was taken in Autumn at Dundee Falls in Beach City Ohio.  I love the contrast of the colored leaves with the colors of the water. In the Spring, I started seeing Osprey ...

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    Happy Thanksgiving to my readers in the United States.  Today is the day most families get together to remember the celebration that took place in 1621 between the pilgrims and the local Indian tribe.  Not the football teams. LOL The picture above I captured in Presque Isle State ...

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    Great-Horned Owl As a nature photographer, I feel that people need to be responsible about taking care of our wild places.  Picking up trash left behind or not trampling flowers to get to a better location for our pictures are a couple ways to show responsibility. Another way is to visit a ...

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    Today I would like to share an interesting article written by Scott Bourne about a common sense subject, photographing at eye level.  How many times do you see people taking pictures of children or their pets while standing up?  Well Scott discusses this and how he learned many of his ...

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    Have you ever thought, "I wish I could learn from a National Geographic photographer."  Well now you can and it is not that expensive.  Photographer Paul Nicklen is a National Geographic photographer that has come out with  a new book called "Photographing Wild" in which he shares 16 techniques...

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