Tag Archives: Digotal Photography

Brazilian Pantanal Photo Tour


Tiger Heron are found along the river banks in the Pantanal.

Brazilian Pantanal photo tour–sights, photo tips, equipment, challenges. I have been to the Brazilian Pantanal twice in the past, once on a scouting trip and most recently conducting a photo tour. In both cases, I worked with an excellent naturalist/guide/photographer who I have known for more that twenty years, Alejandro…  
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More Thoughts on Autumn Photography


Two of my favorite locations for autumn photography are the mountains of West Virginia and the Canadian Rockies. With the arrival of fall, to the delight of photographers, leaf color changes, birds migrate, and animals move from the high country to lower elevations. But also rain and overcast skies often…  
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“A Passion for Wildlife Photography, the Stories Behind the Images” (PART 5) More Tips for Locating Wildlife


CAMERA CLUBS & OTHER SOURCES OF INFO Your fellow camera club members can be helpful pointing out local hotspots for wildlife photography. At one such club meeting in Manassas where I was delivering a lecture, I learned that elk herds exist in Pennsylvania, near Benesette http://elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/drupal/ . They are typically…  
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Sedona & Bosque del Apache


In early January, I will be heading to Sedona and then across to Bosque del Apache NWR, NM. I am looking forward to the trip and hoping for great photos.  Sedona lies in the heart of red rock country, surrounded by colorful buttes, spires, pinnacles, and canyons.  This beautiful part…  
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Tangier Island – A Photographers Delight


TANGIER ISLAND Photo Workshop See Website for details (Schedule) & Photo Gallery:  www.ospreyphoto.com 21-31 May 2015 In the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, just south of the Maryland line, is Tangier Island, VA. It is actually a series of small islands connected by narrow wooden bridges spanning marshes and tidal…  
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With regard to photography, believe in the impossible:


Heading upstairs at a friend’s house, I looked out the large window facing the backyard and spotted two squirrels rolling around in a ball on the grass. I was fascinated by their antics but was skeptical that I could get shots of the action. I took a chance and I…  
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Using Backlighting with Digital Photography: A Tutorial


Effective uses of backlighting with digital photography.  Samples follow: rim/hair lighting, emphasize translucence, & create a silhouette. Rim/hair light – when light traces the outline of the subject. Translucence – light passes through part of subject such as a bird’s feathers, fabric or water. Silhouette – high contrast.  Subject is…  
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