Tag Archives: Shelton
Downy Woodpecker in the winter

Downy Woodpecker

This entry is part 11 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder

This entry is part 11 of 13 in the series Birds at My BirdfeederToday at lunch, I was taking a few photos before heading back to work and was able to capture a few shots of this male Downy Woodpecker (at least I think it’s a Downy and not a Hairy Woodpecker).  He was taking […]

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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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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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Turkey Flapping

Happy Thanksgiving!

  Happy Thanksgiving!  Hope you enjoy your day with family, friends, and food.  Here’s a photo of a turkey in my backyard.  Not sure what all the flapping was about, but this bird was really getting into it. Enjoy the day! Technorati Tags: Connecticut, Nature Photography, Photography, Photos, Shelton, Turkey

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Foggy Morning in Shelton, Connecticut

Foggy Morning

  A few weeks ago, I grabbed my camera when I saw the fog outside.  The fog was really thick;  this was after the big October snow storm and a warm front was moving in.   As you can see, when this photo was taken, the fall colors weren’t too bad. As of today, most of the trees […]

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