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Oregon Part 4: Taming Cape Arago

Oregon Part 4: Taming Cape Arago

| February 20, 2012

After making photographs of eagles in Klamath Falls, we made a four and a half hour trek by car to the beautiful Oregon coast. We had originally planned to drive to Crater Lake but found out that the area was already inundated with snow, which made access to the lake impractical without proper planning. So, […]

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Bird Photography: AI Servo Mode for Eagles in Flight

Bird Photography: AI Servo Mode for Eagles in Flight

| February 11, 2012

For the next installment on my trip to Oregon, I will discuss my attempt to capture eagles in flight. The shot above, which was the best action shot of the trip, took some practice including visiting a local high school basketball game to hone some skills. It becomes a little mind numbing when you consider […]

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Bird Photography: Pictures of Eagles

Bird Photography: Pictures of Eagles

| February 5, 2012

Canon 5D Mark II with Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II lens ISO 100, f/7.1, 1/800 sec, 420mm (with 1.4x II teleconverter) In this post, I will highlight my time in Klamath Falls and what I learned about bird photography in the wild. To prepare for the trip and the task, I spent a fair […]

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Oregon Part 1: Packing and Prep with the F-Stop Tilopa Back Country Backpack

Oregon Part 1: Packing and Prep with the F-Stop Tilopa Back Country Backpack

| February 1, 2012

This post is part one of a multi-part series on my most recent trip to Oregon. Trust me, a few eagle pictures are coming soon! When I think about it, I have mostly been a fair weather photographer. Honestly, who doesn’t want to make pictures in the south of France in September? There is, however, […]

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