Nikon D850 and Nikon 500F4 VR - Bird Photography Easter Morning Surprise

April 07, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Sunrise is always the perfect time for bird photography and this location has something very special. I'm looking for a nesting pair of Sandhill Cranes. They have been sitting on one egg for about a month. It should hatch any day now and I want to be there to see and capture some images of that baby. First stop, the nesting sight. One adult is sta...
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Nikon D500 Best Bird Photography Day to Date

November 11, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Come along for the trip. Watch the video below. It didn't take long to find my first two subjects for the day. This first bird is a Northern Parula and these birds are tiny. This bird stayed in the shade of a larger tree so I lowered my shutter speed to get more light into the camera. Even at this lower shutter speed, the image came out good. T...
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Unusual Weather Event Makes For Incredible Bird Photography Nikon D500 Fort DeSoto

November 02, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
If you would prefer to come along with me on this adventure, then watch the video! In May of 2017, I used a really cool strategy that made for an incredible day of bird photography. I talk about this strategy and quite a few other ones in my book: Bird Photography: A Beginner’s Guide to Mastering the Art of Capturing Stunning Images of Birds. W...
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Chasing Warblers Spring Migration 2017 Florida Keys Nikon D500 Nikkor 200-500

October 27, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
In the spring of 2017, I was lucky enough to find myself in the Florida Keys during Spring Migration. The really cool thing about this is the fact that there are thousands of birds who migrate from all over the world and end up resting in the Florida Keys. This gives any photographer a huge amount of opportunity to not only get some excellent once...
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Nikon Stuck or Frozen Focus Points Quick Fix

October 27, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
If you know your way around a Nikon camera body, then you might not find this post useful. However, If you are new to Nikon, and you find that the focus points you see through the viewfinder are frozen or stuck, DON'T PANIC! Your camera is most likely just fine. Frozen focus points happen a lot more often than you might think and I know the first...
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