THE 2022 AUDUBON SOCIETY PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS:

A fledgling raptor learning to hunt. Grouse aiming to impress. Two grebes vying for a meal. This year’s winners caught amazing moments. Category: AmateurSpecies: White-tailed KiteLocation: Costa Mesa, CaliforniaCamera: Sony a9ii with Sony 600mm f/4.0 lens with a Sony FE 2x Teleconverter; 1/3200 second at f/8; ISO 800 Story Behind the Shot: I studied White-tailed Kite behavior for three years before I got this close-up. It was a challenge … Continue reading THE 2022 AUDUBON SOCIETY PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS:

SPRING PHOTO COLLECTION FOR 2022

I haven’t done a photo collection for a long time. I would like to just take some time and put together a spring photo exhibit with amazing spring photos from a variety of artists. Hope you enjoy! “Spring is painted in daffodil yellows, robin egg blues, new grass green and the brightness of hope for a better life.” —Toni Sorenson Continue reading SPRING PHOTO COLLECTION FOR 2022

HOW TO TAKE PHOTOS OF BIRDS:

Only a few people even really notice birds. As a photographer, I don’t think I noticed them much until I watched a bird feeder. I thought all small birds were “sparrows”. But, in reality, I noticed red ones, yellow ones, black and white ones. So, I got curious and started looking at books and birds that reside in my area. Then I found out I … Continue reading HOW TO TAKE PHOTOS OF BIRDS: