Hand Holding Twilight Owls

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Articles | No Comments
Hand Holding Twilight Owls

“Okay, I get what you wrote about hand holding a telephoto lens when photographing in the daylight- widest f-stop, highest useable ISO, brace if possible, shoot a burst- but how did you get the shot of the owl in the dark? Still hand held?” Yupper! Still hand held. The reason it is hand held is […]

Handholding Lions

Posted by on Nov 22, 2014 in Articles | No Comments
Handholding Lions

Time to pull the curtain back and let you in on the how-to of some of the photos from Africa. Every picture I took on this last trip I took hand held. Yes I carried both a tripod and a monopod and yes I had them with me whenever I was photographing but there was […]

More Pics from Uganda

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Articles | No Comments
More Pics from Uganda

Here are a few more of my favorite pics from my trip to Uganda. I will start to give some more substantive posts as soon as my small but perfectly formed brain comes back on line. Lots I learned on this trip. Lots I want to share.

Favorite Pics (so far)

Posted by on Nov 9, 2014 in Articles | One Comment
Favorite Pics (so far)

Here are some of my favorite images I have taken so far. I actually haven’t taken many photos on this trip- too much bird watching, a lot of mediocre light and a lot of better pictures already in my files. But when the light and animals and the situation has been good. It has been […]

The Magical Luci Light

Posted by on Nov 9, 2014 in Articles | 3 Comments
The Magical Luci Light

This is a Luci Light. It is an inflatable, plastic, solar powered light, manufactured by Mpowerd, that has all the power necessary to change a person’s life. A Luci light costs about $15 and lasts about 2 years (new Luci Lights will last up to 10 years). It is usually sold to be used by backpackers and […]

Greetings from Uganda!

Posted by on Nov 8, 2014 in Articles | No Comments
Greetings from Uganda!

Greetings from Uganda, the pearl of Africa! Sorry this has taken me so long but finding a strong internet connection when traveling in wild outback of East Africa is not easy. It has been a fantastic trip so far- I have so many stories to tell you all and new projects to explain- I’m practically bursting! […]