Category Archives: Blog

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New Images September

Below is a small selection of my latest images You can also search the stock photo library by entering keywords in the search box below.  

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New Thinktank Products

Our friends at Think Tank Photo have released two new concepts in camera gear protection.  The Emergency Rain Covers, that come in two sizes, are small, lightweight, fast-deploying protective covers you can have on hand […]

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Backup, backup, backup – Photographers backup strategy

A Photographers Backup Strategy How many copies of your precious images do you have, and, where are they located? All photographers should have a sound backup strategy for their images. My biggest fear as a […]

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Stop Iceland Whaling

Over 100 endangered fin whales have already been killed this year. – Help stop this senseless slaughter of our largest marine mammals, that are still being hunted in defiance of the 1986 International Whaling Commission’s […]

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Exposure for white birds

Many people have great difficulty getting the correct exposure for all or mostly white birds, such as snowy egrets. It is vitally important to ensure that you retain detail in the brightest area of the […]

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Lightning

A couple of nights ago I was treated to a huge electrical storm over Lake Chapala, Mexico. No rain, no thunder, just lightning. This went on for well over an hour presenting a great opportunity […]

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NIK filters are back in business

I have used the Nik filters software package to enhance some images since it was a $150 package. It is in fact, the only image processing plugin that I use in addition to my regular […]

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Creating ‘movement’ in a still image

Generally my ‘how to’ articles have concentrated on obtaining the sharpest images possible. That’s great, up-to-a-point, as the majority of my published images need to fit exactly that criteria. But, after you have captured all […]

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Photographing birds in flight

Several times I have been asked how it is that my long-time career as a sports photographer gels with the wildlife and nature work I now mostly shoot. The fact is that there are a […]

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The rains are coming

I moved into my new house in San Juan Cosalá on the shore of Lake Chapala back in February of this year and, until a few days ago, we had not seen a single drop […]

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New Workflow with Capture One

As many of you that have followed my admittedly intermittent blog postings will know, I was extremely disappointed when Apple dropped development of their professional imaging program back in 2014, forcing a move to Adobe […]

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New Images for 2018

I am now beginning to find my way around some of the wildlife hotspots close to my new home in Ajijic, Mexico. see the latest images gallery for a small selection of photos done since […]

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