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Photographing Mourning Dove in Flight

Yes, Mourning Dove are super fast flyers, but the time to photograph one is when its hovering over a feeder! One of the usual visitors to my feeders are Mourning Dove. I’ve studied their...

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Using Props Section 1

Besides feeders, props add some realism to your shots and can be found almost anywhere. Whenever I venture out into the woods or a refuge, I keep a good eye out for some cool...

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2 Cardinals Fighting on a Perch

On this shot of 2 Cardinals fighting it out, I was photographing the bird on the bottom which was sitting peacefully on the perch. Using my Canon 1dx mkii I was utilizing all focus...

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Platform Feeder Auto Focus Method

Most of the lessons concentrate on placing your camera or lens in manual focus to capture the birds as they approach the feeder. With predictable birds like Red bellied woodpeckers, its completely possible to...

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Using Props Section 2

In the image below I wanted to try something different besides shooting the same old angles and getting the same old shots, so I threw my 100 mm Macro lens on my camera. I...

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My Equipment

I’ve shot with Canon, Nikon and Sony and have pros and cons with each but have settled on Canon simply because I’m familiar with it. I’m currently shooting with a Canon 1dx mkii and...

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Catch light in the Eye

It’s the smallest details that make an image pop. For instance, take a look at these 2 images. One image has the bird looking in the light while the other image shows the same...

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Using Props Section 1

Besides feeders, props add some realism to your shots and can be found almost anywhere. Whenever I venture out into the woods or a refuge, I keep a good eye out for some cool...