A Black and White Storm

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Articles | One Comment
A Black and White Storm

Well, it has been a black and white world around here in Vermont of late. We got a big winter storm on Tuesday that dumped a foot of snow then an inch of rain and them more snow overburdening trees, breaking power lines and making any kind of travel very difficult. I have been out […]

Uganda Gallery

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Articles | One Comment
Uganda Gallery

I have put all my favorite images from my last trip to Uganda together here is a small gallery. Hope you like them! [Show as slideshow]

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 | One Comment
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! […]

Packing for Uganda

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Articles | 2 Comments

So what do you bring these days on a (mostly) photo safari to East Africa? Here is what I am packing and the reasons why: Lenses- 16-35, 24-120, 80-400. All Nikons. The 24-120 is my go to, standard lens- perfect for landscapes and portraits. the 80-400 is the new Nikon lens that I am taking […]

Off Again to Uganda!

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Articles | One Comment

Hard for me to believe but in a couple of days I am off again to Uganda! This time though I will be traveling more for fun and I will be with members of my family. And the goal won’t be to produce a video for a non-profit. The goal will be to just have fun…well, […]