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Tip #61: Always Have Your Camera

April 24, 2015 - Always. Never forget it. Absolute must. You just never know what you might see on the way to the grocery store or the m...
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Finding Swans

December 12, 2014 - On my recent trip to Wyoming, one of my goals was to get some new flight photos of trumpeter swans. Although some swans...
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Tip #54: Anticipate, Anticipation, Anticipatory

December 29, 2013 - All morning I had the Carly Simon song Anticipation running through my head. I couldn't figure out why until I looked at...
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Tip #53: When to Find a Foggy or Misty Morning

December 28, 2013 - One of the prettiest effects, I think, when photographing nature is to capture an animal standing in their environment w...
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Tip #49: Photograph Wildlife the Day After a Storm

December 07, 2013 - Although a windy day might be tough to find wildlife to photograph, the day after a storm, or shortly after a storm ends...
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Tip #48: Avoid Photographing Wildlife on Windy Days

December 06, 2013 - My photographic passion is to take pictures of wildlife. In particular, I enjoy trekking to the high latitudes and altit...
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Tip #37: Isolate Your Subject on Its Background

November 01, 2013 - When I photograph wildlife I don't always have the luxury of placing my subject on the best backgrounds like I would wit...
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Tip #25: Dont' Worry About the Dishes

October 13, 2013 - I am notorious for trying to get everything done before I leave the house so I work hard to remind myself that those dis...
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Tip #15: Maintain a Consistent Temperature for Your Equipment

September 30, 2013 - Working in the outdoors means you will be moving in and out of a car or coming outside from indoors. This temperature ch...
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Tip #11: Be Patient

September 22, 2013 - Nature is constantly happening around us (yes, I know, an obvious statement). But just because it is always happening do...
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Tip #10: Keep a Change of Clothes in Your Car

September 21, 2013 - Keep a change of clothes in your car for those unexpected changes in weather, an unexpected change in travel or to get o...
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Tip #9: Keep a Pair of Waterproof Shoes in Your Car

September 20, 2013 - As mentioned in my previous tip, my shoes frequently get wet when I am out in the elements of nature looking for that sp...
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Tip #8: Always Have a Change of Shoes With You

September 20, 2013 - Being out in nature is a beautiful thing but frequently we dress for the weather of our destination. More often than not...
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Tip #7: Keep Your Gear Waterproof

September 18, 2013 - Now that you have a rain coat for you and your camera gear, you will want to make sure it stays waterproof over the year...
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Tip #6: Alwyas Carry Your Camera Bag With You

September 15, 2013 - One sunny afternoon early in summer I was on a search for white-faced ibis. A birding report stated that about a dozen h...
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Tip #5: Get a Rain Jacket for Your Camera Gear

September 15, 2013 - The last tip talked about a rain jacket for you. But it is almost more important to have protection from the rain and ot...
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Tip #4: Always Carry a Rain Jacket

September 13, 2013 - To continue with the weather theme, the next tip is to always have a rain jacket (and pants too if you have them) when y...
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Tip #3: Be Prepared for the Weather

September 12, 2013 - This tip will lead into several other tips in the next few days, and it was certainly inspired by this overabundance of...
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