Tag Archives: wildlife photography

Tree Swallows

I like birds with personality. The ones that look like they mean business especially. The ones that project, “Don’t mess with me, I just might kick your butt.” Funny coming from something the size of a walnut.

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Do You Know the Laughing Kookaburra?

If you live down under you do and they wake you rather early with their “laughing-like” call. I read they are nicknamed the “Bushman’s alarm clock.” Another interesting thing I learned was the birds mate for life, often using the … Continue reading

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Isolating the Subject in Photos – Insects

It is very easy to do with selective focus. Shooting with a wide aperture and creating a shallow depth of field is an effective way to feature your subject and make the background into a soft, creamy blur. Positioning your subject a greater distance … Continue reading

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