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Chickadee with Canon 300 mm lens

Chickadee with 300 mm f/4 lens and new Canon 7D

This entry is part 9 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder

This entry is part 9 of 13 in the series Birds at My BirdfeederAfter I purchased my new Canon 300 mm f/4.0 lens, I realized that my T1i was starting to get rather “long in the tooth”.  I’ve had my eye on a Canon 7D for quite a while, so I decided to sell a […]

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Tufted Titmouse Photographed with 300 mm F4 Lens

First Photo with my new Lens – Tufted Titmouse

This entry is part 8 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder

This entry is part 8 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder This week, I decided it was time to sell stuff that I don’t use anymore (primarily from old hobbies) and take the money and buy a good lens.  So, I bought a Canon 300 mm F4 L lens.  To say the least, […]

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Geese at The Coastal Center at Milford Point

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series The Coastal Center at Milford Point

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series The Coastal Center at Milford PointLast weekend, I visited the Audubon Society’s Coastal Center at Milford Point in Milford, Connecticut and took this shot of geese feeding in the marsh.  The Coastal Center is located at the mouth of the Housatonic River on Long Island […]

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A Northern Cardinal Photo

My First Bird Photo using “Better Beamer” and Flash

This entry is part 7 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder

This entry is part 7 of 13 in the series Birds at My BirdfeederI’ve been really focusing on improving my photography and post-processing skills, which has kept me away from posting lately.  I’ve done quite a bit of training on Photoshop and polished up my skills with Lightroom and the Nik Software plug-ins.  I also […]

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Female Dark-Eyed Junco

Female Dark-eyed Junco on Branch

This entry is part 6 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder

This entry is part 6 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder  A couple of  weeks ago, it was a relatively nice day so I took my camera, Tokina 80-400 mm lens, tripod, and a chair into the back yard and started photographing birds.  I was relatively close to where they hang out, […]

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Photo of a Cooper's Hawk on the Ground

Hawk on the Ground

  First, I apologize for my absence from the blog over the last month or so – life has been really hectic.  However, I have lots of new material for posts that I’m anxious to share over the next several months.  Hopefully, I’ll be able to return to publishing at least several posts a week, […]

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Rhea at Beardsley Zoo

Rhea at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  It’s been a long, hard week, so this will be a very short post.  Here’s a close-up photo of one of the Rhea’s at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, Connecticut.  This bird was kind of a ham and came right up to the camera […]

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Tufted Titmouse in Flight

Tufted Titmouse in Flight

This entry is part 5 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder

This entry is part 5 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder  Wow, those Tufted Titmouse (Baelophus bicolor) are quick little guys.  I tried many shots to get one in flight and so far this is the best of the lot.  I’m not particularly happy with it – for example, the feet are a little […]

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