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Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on August 4, 2017

Pied-billed Grebe at Low Sun

Another image from my July 26, 2017, visit to the Ridgefield NWR — a Pied-billed Grebe does a wing flap near sunset at the south end of Rest Lake. Canon 7D Mark II, 1/1250, f4, ISO 400, 500mm, 7:47 p.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on October 31, 2015

Yawn!

An Oct. 27, 2015, shot of a Pied-billed Grebe hanging out and barely able to stay awake, at the Ridgefield NWR. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/800, f4, ISO 2000, 500mm, 10:22 a.m. Continue Reading

Posted in Ducks, Grebes, Cormorants, Swans, etc. on October 15, 2014

Serenity

Lighting was nice for this Pied-billed Grebe, Oct. 9, 2014, at Ridgefield Wa.  When migrating, this bird can sustain distances up to 2000 miles, and is the most widespread grebe in North America. Canon 5D Mark III, 1/1600, f4, ISO 800, 500mm, 11:45 a.m.   Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on April 2, 2014

Mar. 21, 2014 – Ridgefield NWR – 40 Im ...

Hi again, everybody!  I’m so far behind in getting posts up on The Blog that I am skipping forward to my March 21, 2014, photo shoot at the Ridgefield NWR, where I clicked off about a thousand frames and ended up with 40 shots to share. Regarding the LensAlign MkII AF cali ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on December 24, 2013

Nov. 20, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 17 Im ...

Hello again!  It’s been over 3 weeks since I posted my last blog entry.  Sorry about that–it’s been a busy December at our house.   Today I’m working on images I made at Ridgefield NWR on Nov. 20, 2013.   Let’s get to the pictures on this bright, ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on November 3, 2013

Oct. 23, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 24 I ...

I guess I’ll call this 700mm day at Ridgefield!  That’s the set up I used to shoot all the images on today’s blog post.  Canon’s 500mm + Canon’s 1.4x III teleconverter.   These are shots from Oct. 23, 2013, another rare fall sunny day in the Pacif ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on October 27, 2013

Oct. 18, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 23 I ...

Well, this is my first wildlife shoot since the Ridgefield NWR re-opened due to the government shutdown (which I don’t even want to think about let alone talk about!)  I’d much rather talk about photographing birds and other wildlife, which is what I plan to do here. ... Continue Reading

Posted in The Blog on September 14, 2013

Sep. 9, 2013 – Ridgefield NWR – 22 Ne ...

Continuing now with some more wildlife shots taken at Ridgefield on Sep. 9, 2013.  Had a decent day as far as variety goes but no lifers.  I took some shots with the 500 alone and some shots coupled with the 1.4x III extender. Let’s start off with a Great Egret that just ... Continue Reading

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 December 8, 2011

Nov. 25, 2011- Fri. – Ridgefield NWR – Par ...

Welcome to the 2nd part of my Nov. 25th wildlife photography shooting.  These next 4 photos are of Tundra Swans at Rest Lake on the Ridgefield NWR.  These swans are annual visitors and there are hundreds if not thousands of them out on the lake preening, feeding and resting. Th ... Continue Reading