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  • As photographers begin to take their picture taking serious, many start looking for tips to elevate their images beyond average to exceptional.  One thing to look at is your backgrounds.  Today I am sharing an excellent article to help you do that.  Scott Bourne shares seven tips to help us all...

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    So what is Pandion haliaetus?  The North American Osprey!  I have had the opportunity to work at getting pictures of osprey recently.  There is a nest north out of the town I live in and a nest near Columbus, Ohio, that I have had access to start taking photographs. The osprey is...

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    Taking pictures of small animals can be a daunting task.  Today I want to share an article with you by Anne McKinnell.  She describes what constitutes a small animal, what gear to use, and techniques for getting better pictures.  Take a couple minutes and read "How To Photograph Small Animals."

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      Today I would like to share an article by wildlife photographer Scott Bourne.  He discusses how we often spook birds and wildlife away  when we are standing near to get pictures.  But, when in a car or vehicle the same animal will not be scared off.  Scott talks about devices and ...

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      Wow, what a year 2015 was. From going to Alaska, photographing covered bridges in Autumn, to making an unexpected trip to Dallas in early December. Last year brought many highlights in my life and these 12 pictures are to help show you. This top picture was taken from the main highway ...

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    I have been wanting to learn more about capturing pictures of wildlife this past year, so when I saw this webinar I decided to sign up to see what I possibly could improve upon.  Scott Bourne has been in photography for many years and is an expert at several different subjects, wildlife being ...

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    Several months ago I rented the Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM APO from Camera Lens Rentals to take on my trip to Alaska. First off, I really appreciate the quality service from Camera Lens Rentals. They have a nice selection of Pentax compatible gear for me since I use Pentax cameras. ...

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    One of the things I really enjoyed and would love to do more is taking pictures of marine wildlife. Watching and photographing whales and harbor seals just sent a thrill through me that reminded me of taking pictures in high school of a football game. Looking for the action but also being ready to...

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    Since this month is extremely busy, I will be sharing other photographer's articles that may be of interest to you, my readers.  Today I am sharing with you a FREE eBook that I came across recently and it is about photographing dragonflies.  Most of the time the dragonflies seem like a ...

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    This past weekend my wife and I took a little trip one morning to find a blue heron rookery about an hour from us. We were told by some friends that I needed to visit this because of all the nests. Once we arrived, there was activity at several nests going on between the young blue herons. The ...

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