What do Bird and Street Photography Have in Common?

What do Bird and Street Photography Have in Common?

I’m writing this on a flight heading down to Houston, Texas. As we cruise along at 35,000 ft, I was contemplating what I could write about for my next blog post. I was listening to the latest episode of Ted Vierra’s new podcast, Photography Matters, and it...
Bird Photography with the Fujifilm XF 100-400mm

Bird Photography with the Fujifilm XF 100-400mm

When I switched from Nikon DSLR’s to my Fujifilm mirrorless cameras, I did it with gusto! I sold all my Nikon gear and never looked back! Well … sort of. To be honest, that statement isn’t entirely true and I feel the need to come clean now. As a new...
Rockport Texas – February 2014

Rockport Texas – February 2014

Here are images from the Houston Camera Club’s annual field trip to Rockport Texas. This year we were lucky enough to be there for a beautiful full...
Legacy sSs Ranch – February 2014

Legacy sSs Ranch – February 2014

Thanks so much to Lou Shields, owner and operator of Legacy sSs Ranch in Brenham Texas, for letting me photograph her wonderful Texas Longhorn. Although these animals are huge, they are very gentle. For some of these shots I was using a fisheye lens, and on more than...
Big Bend National Park – August 2013

Big Bend National Park – August 2013

I spent the second week of August exploring Big Bend National Park in west Texas. Although it was hot, we had a great time and saw some incredible scenery. One of my favourite parts of the trip was photographing the Milky Way. The park is extremely dark, and the night...
San Antonio – June 2013

San Antonio – June 2013

While visiting San Antonio last weekend, we visited the San Jose Mission and the LBJ Ranch. The first photo was a case of being in the right place at the right time. I was envisioning a black and white image of these arches when a bride on a photo shoot walked through...
Galveston Island – May 2013

Galveston Island – May 2013

In early May I got to spend another day with Greg Lavity during the spring migration. We had a super day down in Galveston. The highlight of the day was watching the courtship of two white-tailed kites. As a courting gift the male caught a mouse and gave it to the...
Spring Migration – April 2013

Spring Migration – April 2013

In April my daughters and I visited Galveston, High Island and Piny Woods in East Texas with Greg Lavity. The spring migration was in full swing and we saw over 130 species in three days. Thanks again to Greg for his invaluable birding...
FeatherFest – April 2013

FeatherFest – April 2013

I spent two days down at FeatherFest in Galveston last week. FeatherFest is one of the largest birding festivals in Texas, and the only one with a dedicated nature photography track. I had a wonderful time taking a couple of lecture sessions and three photo field...
Rockport Photography Club Fieldtrip – March 2013

Rockport Photography Club Fieldtrip – March 2013

In early March I visited Rockport Texas for the weekend with my photography club. Although the main focus of the trip was to photograph the whooping cranes, we saw many other birds and some beautiful...
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