Category Archives: Field Technique Tips

The Labor Day weekend included two morning trips to Flagler County – about 1 hour and 40 minute ride north and east from my house near Orlando. To be on site and ready to photograph at 6 AM; one hour before sunrise; I get up at 3:15 AM, leave about an hour later and parked […]

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Tropical Storm Bertha, though not a direct hit on land, created some nice wave action along the coast in Brevard County. I ventured out the morning the storm was expected to produce the beast wave action here. Unfortunately the sunrise was dull, but the clouds had plenty of contrast (think monochrome) and my favorite near […]

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White Pelican In Fog – Viera Wetlands – Previsualization and How to Make It Happen Below is the out-of-the-camera version of an image I created at the Click Ponds near Viera Wetlands here in Florida. It was a day I went out with Michael Tapes, the inventor of LensAlign – later that morning I went […]

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Canaveral National Seashore, FL 8/5/2012, 7:12 AM Canon 5D Mark III Canon 24mm TS 30 sec, f/8 Mode: Av Metering: Evaluative Exp comp: +1 Live view: active ISO: 50 AF mode: Manual Focus Feisol CT-3472 tripod and Feisol CB-70D ball head Jobu Design Processing: CS5 – ACR, Levels Adjustment, Capture Sharpening, Vignetting Correction. CS5 – […]

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Here is an image from the 2011 Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival that I created during one of the three field workshops I lead. This is what I call “white water”. It is pre-dawn and you expose this by adding +2 to +3 stops of light to the exposure (+3 here). This places the […]

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