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Game Changer

I spent some time paddling Jordan Lake on the kayak. I’ve done the same in the past with a much shorter lens, and a lot less experience. It’s good to be back in a kayak. I’m really pleased with how many photography opportunities I had in a short time. It’s fun to anticipate a bird’s move and try to get into a position, the right position, with the sun behind you. It’s a weird feeling to be bobbling in boat […]

New Lens, New Birds

I sold a bunch of smaller lenses over the past week, and turned them into one big prime lens. I’m still covered on the wide and normal perspective, but it’s great to have the wonderful Canon 400mm f/5.6. It’s sharp, focuses fast, and has plenty of reach. It’s also a lot lighter than the zooms with the equivalent reach. Great for most of what I do. American Goldfinches finally started showing up at the feeders. I haven’t had much time […]

white-water white-tailed deer

Whitewater White-tailed Deer

Some of you have asked about this crossing that I shared in a previous post. Here are more photos from that morning that fill in more of the story. It was not an easy crossing, and I still can’t believe it happened right in front of me. Would’ve been nice if they were in the sunlight the whole time, but that’s wildlife photography reality. I’m still stoked that I was there to witness it. Click on the first thumbnail to […]

white-tailed deer swimming


Welcome to my new photography portfolio and blog. I mostly created this as a place to share photos with those interested. I’m on the facebutt and the twittle, but this is a place I can share without feeling like I’m oversharing. You like stuff here, you come visit! Thanks! So here’s a photo to get things rolling. I made it early this morning at one of my favorite bird watching haunts at the end of the trail along the Haw […]