Tag Archives: Winter
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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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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Rice Paper Butterfly at Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory

Rice Paper Butterfly

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory  In February of this year, I visited the Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory in South Deerfield, Massachusetts.  It was my first time in a butterfly conservatory and I had a great time.  It was also the first time to use my Bowers ring flash and Tokina […]

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Tree and power line damage from October 2011 snow storm

Tree and Power Line Damage from October Snow Storm, 2011

I went out this afternoon and took some photos of a waterfall close to where I live.  Those came out well and will be in a later post.  In the waterfall area, there was very little damage from the storm, so I decided to head further north and revisit the Audubon Center at Bent of the River […]

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Trees in autumn foliage in Connecticut after October snow storm, 2011

Autumn meets Winter: October Snow Storm 2011

Well, the October Snow Storm of 2011 is now past Connecticut, but it sure left a lot of damage.  Many homes in Connecticut, as well as other nearby states, have lost power and our governor is saying that some homes may not be restored for a week.  I was one of the lucky ones and […]

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Stream in Webb Mountain Park during winter

Close-up Photos of a stream in Webb Mountain Park

I took these two photos this winter in Webb Mountain Park located in Monroe, Connecticut.  I used my Canon T1i and a Tokina 16.5-135mm lens (one of my favorite lens).  Also used a tripod, remote release, and mirror lock-up. More photos of Webb Mountain Park will be going up soon.  In the spring and summer, […]

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