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Birthday Bald Eagles

Shutter: 1/800, Aperture: ƒ/6.3, ISO: 800, Lens: 600mm On my birthday in November I took my son and my Sigma 150-600mm zoom to Conowingo Dam to try and get some bald eagle photos. We had a blast, and I got … Continue reading

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I’m going Bald.

Shutter: 1/640, Aperture: f/5.6, Lens: 70-200mm (with 2x extender =400mm), ISO:100 You know I love shooting American bald eagles (not you too… fine. I love shooting photos of American bald eagles. Seriously, it’s getting old.) So Paul Frederiksen took me … Continue reading

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Shooting an American Bald Eagle

Shutter: 1/500, Aperture: f/5.0, Lens: 70-200mm, ISO: 100 I just spent the week on the Eastern Shore near Ocean City, Maryland, and I googled places where I could spot a bald eagle. Ayers Creek Adventures came up. I thought it … Continue reading

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Geese in the fog

Shutter: 1/125, Aperture f/2.8, ISO: 200, Lens: 70-200mmUpdate: this photo won first place in The Gazette photo contest. I was driving my son to preschool this particularly foggy morning, when I spied this scene out my window. We have a … Continue reading

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Red Panda at the National Zoo

Note: This photo was the Photo of the Day on DCist.com I had the day off last Friday so I went downtown to check out the youth in the news. Yes, at first that meant Occupy DC folks, but then … Continue reading

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Baby Mantis – is my nifty 50 broken?

When I was getting ready to shoot the circus I accidentally dropped my nifty fifty (50mm f/1.8 II) on the floor and it popped in half. I thought I put it back together alright, but I haven’t gotten anything real … Continue reading

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