Featured Posts

Posts

Cedar Waxwings in the Backyard

  Yesterday, I went out in the backyard to get some wood for the wood stove and saw quite a few birds in a large maple tree on the edge of my property.  I realized they were feeding on some buds on the tree.  We had a couple of days of really warm weather here […]

Share
Continue Reading →

Been Busy Improving Photoshop Skills with Kelby Training

  The last few weeks I’ve been really busy improving my Photoshop skills (which has kept me away from posting), mainly by taking courses through Kelby Training.  Photoshop is a huge program with a lot of different facets to it, unlike Lightroom which primarily provides tools for photographers.  For me, on a scale of 1 […]

Share
Continue Reading →

Cyber Weekend at Kelby Training

  If you are looking for a website that has excellent tutorials on all things Photoshop, Lightroom, and Photography (with other topics as well), I highly recommend Kelby Training (www.kelbytraining.com).  I’ve learned a ton of stuff from their excellent instructors.  Currently, I’m working on improving my Photoshop skills, which I’ll discuss in other posts. This […]

Share
Continue Reading →

Why I’m Proud to be an Amateur Photographer

  “I’t’s about time we started to take photography seriously and teat it as a hobby.” – Elliott Erwitt, Photographer “In my heart I like to remain an amateur, in the sense of being in love with what I’m doing, forever astonished again at the endless possibilities of seeing and using the camera as a […]

Share
Continue Reading →

Two Photos of White-Breasted Nuthatch

Here are a few photos of a White-Breasted Nuthatch that was nesting in my yard last year.  These are fun little birds as they run head first down the trunks of trees.  This little guy was kind enough to pose on a branch for me. Technorati Tags: Birds, Nature Photography, Photo, White-Breasted Nuthatch

Share
Continue Reading →

Video, Shark Cam, and Pacific Coral Reef Cam from the National Aquarium In Baltimore Maryland

I’ve recently discovered some of the amazing videos and video streams from the National Aquarium located in downtown Baltimore, Maryland.  Two of my favorites on their site are the “Blacktip Reef Live on SharkCam” and the “Pacific Coral Reef Cam“.  You can go either cam just about anytime and see what’s going on, as well […]

Share
Continue Reading →

My Thoughts on Lightroom 5

  I finally moved from Lightroom 4 to Lightroom 5about a week ago.  I have worked with it for several hours now and have developed some opinions about what I like (and will use) and the very few things I don’t like. Here’s what I really like about Lightroom 5compared to Lightroom 4: 1) Importing […]

Share
Continue Reading →

New Photos of Waterfall from Indian Wells State Park

As I mentioned in a previous post, when I visited Indian Wells State Park last weekend, I also photographed the waterfall at Indian Wells as well as a small pool on the Indian Hole Brook.  I took these photos with my Canon 7D and Canon 24-105 lens.  Other photos I’ve taken of the falls were […]

Share
Continue Reading →