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Posted in The Blog on May 17, 2013

May 9, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 43 New ...

In my previous posting (May 1), I went out to my local refuge and shot the 1.4x II extender attached to my Canon 400mm f5.6L lens.  Today I took off the extender and used the bare 400mm f5.6L lens, which is my typical set up.  I’ll give the 1.4x III a try next time. It wa ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on July 10, 2012

May 25, 2012 – Fri. – Ridgefield NWR (16 ...

Hi all!  Today’s post will feature some of my shots taken on May 25.  It’s a special day for me as this is the first time I’ve taken my new Canon 7D out for an actual wildlife shoot.  You may recall that this camera was a prize for taking first place in the A ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on June 8, 2012

Apr. 23, 2012 – Mon. – Ridgefield NWR (24 ...

Hi!  Returning now for a look at some shots I took on Apr. 23 at the Ridgefield NWR.  The weather was nice and sunny for most of the day. For the benefit of readers who are new to my blog, the Ridgefield refuge is in southwest Wahsington state, USA, and boasts a 4-mile auto tou ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on October 21, 2011

Oct. 13, 2011- Thur. – Ridgefield NWR

I headed up to the Ridgefield NWR today on the ‘promise’ that the weather would be at least partially sunny.  After all, sun filtered by thin clouds can be a bird photographer’s dream for many types of shots.  Low and behold, the sky was blanketed with a thick ... Continue Reading

Posted in Videos on February 1, 2011

Bittern Hunting Frog

I was out on the Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge Jan. 26, 2011, and took a video of this efficient hunter catching an unfortunate frog.  Shot with my Canon 7D and Canon 400mm f5.6L lens. Bittern Hunting Frog from Dennis Davenport on Vimeo. Continue Reading

Posted in Bird Gallery, Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on October 3, 2010


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